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24 March 2022 - Portland, Ore. US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, third from left, poses with graduates of Oregon Tradeswomen at the NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center. Pictured from left: IBEW Local 48 journey worker Melanie Belisle, Oregon Tradeswoman executive director Kelly Kupcak, IBEW Local 48 apprentics Amber Sommer, US Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, IBEW Local 48 apprentice Kat Zimmerman, IBEW Local 48 apprentice Jamie Jarrett, IBEW Local 48 apprentice Ashley Gift, IBEW Local 48 apprentice Maria Rivera. ***Official Department of Labor Photograph*** Photographs taken by the federal government are generally part of the public domain and may be used, copied and distributed without permission. Unless otherwise noted, photos posted here may be used without the prior permission of the U.S. Department of Labor. Such materials, however, may not be used in a manner that imply any official affiliation with or endorsement of your company, website or publication. Photo Credit: Department of Labor Taylor Balkom