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Event Name: Labor Rights Week - Houston
Description: The Houston District Office of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division will join the Mexican Consulate in Houston to sponsor the fifth annual Labor Rights Week from Aug. 27 to Aug. 31. To kick off the week’s events, a partnership agreement will be signed between the department’s Wage and Hour Division and the Consulate General of Mexico at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 27. The WHD will also be signing an agreement to renew the Justice and Equality in the Workplace Program on Monday, Aug. 27. Daily presentations will cover the following topics: agricultural employment – the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act and the Immigration Control and Reform Act’s H-2A requirements; the Immigration Control and Reform Act’s H-2B requirements; minimum wage and overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act; and the Family and Medical Leave Act. The Wage and Hour Division staff will provide compliance assistance materials, answer questions and take complaints.
Date: Aug 27 to
Aug 31, 2012
Time:
Location: Consulate of Mexico in Houston
4507 San Jacinto St.
Houston, TX 77004
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Secretary's Event: No
Agency: WHD