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Release Number: 12-783-SAN
April 24, 2012
Contact: Egan Reich     Jesse Lawder
Phone: 202-693-4960     202-693-4659

US Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis to honor Workers' Memorial Day at
April 26 Action Summit on Worker Safety and Health in Monterey Park, Calif.
Secretary to announce Labor Department education and outreach efforts to keep workers safe

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, in honor of Workers’ Memorial Day, will kick off the Action Summit on Worker Safety and Health at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, Calif. She will announce a new U.S. Department of Labor education and outreach campaign to keep workers safe. The event also will include panel discussions with workers, as well as federal and state labor officials.

WHO: Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis
California Labor Commissioner Julie Su
California Occupational Safety and Health Administration Chief Ellen Widess
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
Executive Secretary-Treasurer Maria Elena Durazo
WHAT: Action Summit on Worker Safety and Health
WHERE: East Los Angeles College
Performing and Fine Arts Complex – S2 Recital Hall
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, Calif. 91754
WHEN: Thursday, April 26
1–4 p.m. PDT

The event is open press. Media interested in scheduling interviews with Secretary Solis
should contact Egan Reich or Jesse Lawder using the information above.


U.S. Department of Labor news materials are accessible at The information above is available in large print, Braille, audio tape or disc from the COAST office upon request by calling 202-693-7828 or TTY 202-693-7755.

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