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Date:  Aug. 22, 2013

Contact:  Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez

Phone:  972-850-4710 or 972-850-4709

U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-1711-DAL

US Labor Departmentís Wage and Hour Division and Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque to sponsor Labor Rights Week Aug. 26 Ė Aug. 30

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The U.S. Department of Laborís Wage and Hour Division will join the Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque to sponsor Labor Rights Week, Aug. 26 through Aug. 30.

The Wage and Hour Division staff will provide a Fair Labor Standards Act presentation and will distribute compliance assistance materials, answer questions and take complaints Monday Aug. 26 and Friday Aug. 30.

The event is open to the press. For interviews, please contact Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez in the departmentís Office of Public Affairs in Dallas using the information contained in this announcement.


U.S. Department of Laborís Wage and Hour Division
Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque
Albuquerque area employers, employees, advocacy groups and community-based organizations


Labor Rights Week


Monday, Aug. 26, from 9-11 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 30, from Noon - 2 p.m


Consulate of Mexico in Albuquerque
1610 Fourth St. NW
Albuquerque, N.M. 87102

UNM Main Campus UNM
Mesa Vista Courtyard (Southwest)
Albuquerque, N.M. 87131


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