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Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM EDT
Labor Secretary Tom Perez is traveling with Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Toledo, Ohio, today to see first-hand model programs and partnerships that are equipping Americans with the knowledge, skills and industry-relevant education they need to get on the pathway to a successful career.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 6:23 PM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx spends the day with Jesus "Jay" Valentin, a UPS driver in New Jersey.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 2:35 PM EDT
When it comes to investing in our infrastructure, the President’s message has been loud and clear: We must upgrade our roads and rails and bridges to grow our economy and create good American jobs.
Posted byon July 28, 2014 at 11:50 AM EDT
Times have changed, and today, some of the best ladders to well-paying, middle-class jobs are in IT fields across our economy.
Posted byon July 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President continued his call for our nation to rally around an economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for a few at the top, we should be investing in things like education and job training that grow the economy for everybody.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 6:53 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM EDT
Today, Secretary of Labor Tom Perez is traveling to the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland in Baltimore, where he'll meet with Deric -- a graduate of the program who is now working as a manufacturing associate. Follow along here.
Posted byon July 24, 2014 at 5:50 PM EDT
President Obama addresses an excited and energized crowd at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
Posted byon July 24, 2014 at 2:43 PM EDT
"Inversion" is a word for a particular kind of corporate merger deal -- and a word you might be seeing a lot in news headlines lately. It's not the most intuitive name for a corporate tax loophole, so we're going to break it down for you.
Posted byon July 23, 2014 at 12:54 PM EDT
Traditional workforce training programs are stepping up—expanding their IT programs and working with industry to develop curricula that better prepare Americans for today’s jobs. As part of his review of America’s training programs, the Vice President has highlighted innovative new examples of those programs in his report to the President. The Administration is particularly committed to supporting a new accelerated model of intensive training, often called “coding bootcamps,” which has emerged in several cities around the country.