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Secretary of Labor Solis to Discuss the State of the Latino Worker in the United States

Featured Speaker on Next LatinoWire Experts Series Webinar, Thursday, Aug. 30 at 1 PM (EDT)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 9:00 am EDT

Dateline:

WASHINGTON

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In advance of Labor Day 2012 (Sept. 3), U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, the first Latina to head a major federal agency in a president's cabinet, will be a guest speaker on an upcoming LatinoWire Experts Series Webinar on Thursday, August 30 at 1:00 PM (EDT).

Secretary Solis will discuss the state of the Latino worker in the United States and talk about the gains that Latinos have made during the economic recovery; specific sectors of growth and opportunities; challenges and prospects for women, veterans and youth; vulnerable workers; and department efforts in worker training and education for the Latino community.

This Webinar is presented by LatinoWire services as a Public Service and is open to journalists and to the public.

WHO: U.S. Secretary of Labor, Hilda L. Solis

WHAT: LatinoWire Experts Series Webinar. Event will be moderated by Danny Selnick, Vice President for BW's Latino Wire & Public Policy services and Pilar Portela, Media Relations Supervisor

WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 30 from 1-1:45 PM (EDT)

Space is limited.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/559226112

NOTE: Q&A session open to the public, but questions are limited to working journalists. Reporters must identify themselves and their news organizations when submitting written questions during the Webinar. Questions may be submitted ahead of time to danny.selnick@businesswire.com.

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Contact:

Business Wire
Laura Sturaitis, EVP, +1 800-770-9473
or
U.S. Department of Labor
Adriano T. Llosa, +1 202-693-4686

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Secretary of Labor Solis to Discuss the State of the Latino Worker in the United States as part of Business Wire's LatinoWire Experts Series. Webinar, Thursday, Aug. 30 at 1 PM (EDT) http://j.mp/MKw3PY (Photo: Department of Labor)
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