CHAPTER 799

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, on June 6, 1933, the Wagner-Peyser Act, which had been enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States Congress, was approved and became a law of this Nation; and

WHEREAS, the said Wagner-Peyser Act provided for the creation within the United States Department of Labor of a bureau to be known as the United States Employment Service; and

WHEREAS, the said Wagner-Peyser Act further provided for the establishment and maintenance of systems of public employment offices in the several states and the political subdivisions thereof, in Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia; and

WHEREAS, it became the province and duty of the bureau and of the public employment offices established under the Act to promote and develop employment services for men, women, and juniors who are legally qualified to engage in gainful occupations, including employment counseling and placement services for handicapped persons, and to maintain a veterans' service to be devoted to securing employment for former members of the Armed services, and to maintain a farm placement service to assist in the employment of agricultural workers; and

WHEREAS, in the forty years since that Act was approved, the Federal-State employment security system has provided more than one billion services to job applicants and made more than 409 million job placements; and vices to 91,397 people, including the placement in jobs for more than 23,463 people;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Sherman W. Tribbitt, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of June 4, 1973, as

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEEK

IN THE STATE OF DELAWARE

and encourage the people of Delaware to avail themselves of the services provided to them through these agencies.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this 5th day of June

(GREAT SEAL) in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-seventh.

SHERMAN W. TRIBBITT, Governor

Attest: ROBERT H. REED, Secretary of State