***UPDATE*** Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis unveils 3 new reports on child labor and forced labor Wednesday, Dec. 15

Dec 15, 2010, 11:11 ET from U.S. Department of Labor

Reports focus on international efforts to address exploitation of children and adults

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and Sen. Tom Harkin will participate in a press conference to unveil three new Labor Department reports about child labor and forced labor in countries around the world.  The reports discuss efforts by foreign countries to address the labor exploitation of children and adults.  The event will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at Labor Department headquarters in Washington, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Room S-2508.

WHO: Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis

Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa

WHAT: Reports on child labor and forced labor

WHEN: Wednesday, Dec. 15

11:15 a.m. to noon EST

WHERE: U.S. Department of Labor

200 Constitution Ave. NW - Room S-2508

Washington, D.C. 20210

Join the department's live webcast of the press conference at http://www.dol.gov/dol/media/webcast/live/.

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SOURCE U.S. Department of Labor