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Posted byon April 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
The President underscores the importance of ensuring equal pay for equal work and highlights the steps his Administration has taken to expand opportunity and narrow the pay gap that exists between men and women.
Posted byon April 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM EDT
The President and Vice President release their 2013 federal income tax returns.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 4:13 PM EDT
Lufthansa Technik announces a significant new investment in Puerto Rico that demonstrates how efforts to deploy the full resources of the federal government to win job-creating investments in U.S. states and territories pay off.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT
This week, the inaugural members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship met for the very first time. Each of these 11 individuals has a unique and valuable perspective that will inform how the group tackles the challenges to entrepreneurial growth at home and abroad.
Posted byon April 9, 2014 at 5:13 PM EDT
If enacted, the latest House Republican Budget would slow the economy, harm seniors and those most in need, and raise taxes on middle-class families with children in order to cut taxes for millionaire households.
Posted byon April 8, 2014 at 9:56 AM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden participate in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Maria Contreras-Sweet as the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration
Posted byon April 5, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President highlighted the important differences between the budget he’s put forward -– built on opportunity for all –- and the budget House Republicans are advocating for, which stacks the deck against the middle class.
Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 9:39 AM EDT
The latest report from the Bureau of Labor statistics shows that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March. The private sector has now added 8.9 million jobs over 49 straight months of job growth.
Posted byon April 3, 2014 at 9:26 AM EDT
President Obama delivers remarks at the University of Michigan on increasing the national minimum wage.
Posted byon April 2, 2014 at 1:45 PM EDT
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez explains the importance of raising the minimum wage for American workers.