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Release Number: 10-133-NAT
Jan. 28, 2010
Contact: Treci Johnson Clarisse Young
Phone: 202-693-4658 202-693-5051


Secretary Hilda L. Solis and agency heads to discuss US Labor Department's fiscal year 2011 budget through live Web chat on Monday, Feb. 1

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and agency heads will unveil the U.S. Department of Labor's fiscal year 2011 budget request during a live Web chat on Monday, Feb. 1.

WHO: Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis
Labor Department agency heads
WHAT: U.S. Department of Labor budget rollout via a live, two-hour Web chat
WHERE: Visit for instructions and to participate.
WHEN: Monday, Feb.1
12:30 p.m. EST Introductory video presentations to be posted
12:45 p.m. EST Press, stakeholders and members of the general public may begin submitting questions via e-mail, Twitter and telephone
1 to 2 p.m. EST Live chat with Secretary Solis
2 to 2:30 p.m. EST

Live question-answer session on workforce investment with:

Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training Ray Jefferson
Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy Kathleen Martinez
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Jane Oates

2:30 to 3 p.m. EST

Live question-answer session on worker protections with:

Assistant Secretary for Employee Benefits Security Phyllis C. Borzi
Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health Joseph A. Main
Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor-Management Standards John Lund
Acting Deputy Solicitor Deborah Greenfield
Deputy Undersecretary for International Labor Affairs Sandra Polaski
Deputy Administrator for the Wage and Hour Division Nancy J. Leppink
Director of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Patricia A. Shiu

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