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Posted byon July 5, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that private sector businesses added 202,000 jobs last month and total non-farm payroll employment rose by 195,000 jobs in June. The economy has now added private sector jobs for 40 consecutive months, and a total of 7.2 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon July 1, 2013 at 11:12 AM EST
The bipartisan Senate-passed immigration reform bill, will strengthen Social Security over the long-term, ensuring full Social Security solvency through 2035 and reducing Social Security unfunded liabilities by nearly half a trillion dollars through 2087.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 11:18 AM EST
Read about Secretary Sandy Jewell's experience participating in a service project in Portland, Oregon with Mayor Charlie Hales and members of the Northwest Youth Corps.
Posted byon June 25, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
The 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act reminds us that we still have more work to do to make sure that no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty.
Posted byon June 24, 2013 at 8:31 AM EST
Summer jobs for youth can change lives and the city of Philadelphia knows. WorkReady Philadelphia is a cross-sector partnership improving the outcomes of the region's youth.
Posted byon June 22, 2013 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama discusses the bipartisan legislation in the United States Senate that would take important steps towards fixing our broken immigration system, while growing our economy and reducing the deficit.
Posted byon June 21, 2013 at 5:16 PM EST
Dr. Jill Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces initiative is working to hire veterans and small businesses are answering the call.
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 1:10 PM EST
We've put together a graphic that explains exactly how immigration reform helps to save nearly $1 trillion, and we need your help to share it
Posted byon June 20, 2013 at 7:48 AM EST
Intellectual property is a key driver of our economy. So it matters that we have the right approach to intellectual property enforcement; one that is thoughtful, dedicated and effective, and that makes good and efficient use of our resources. The release of the Administration’s 2013 Joint Strategic Plan for Intellectual Property Enforcement builds on our efforts to protect intellectual property to date, and provides a roadmap for our work over the next three years.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 4:40 PM EST
The White House Rural Council announces a new commitment to increase access to capital and provide additional training and counseling services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.