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Posted byon September 24, 2014 at 3:52 PM EDT
Today, we were delighted to announce that the Department of Labor has awarded $500,000 to assist Massachusetts, Montana, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia in funding feasibility studies on paid leave.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 6:43 PM EDT
The Treasury Department is taking action to discourage companies from taking advantage of corporate inversions – moving their tax residence overseas on paper to avoid paying their fair share in taxes here at home.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 12:42 PM EDT
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT
What exactly is a Continuing Resolution and what does this one include? Here’s a few answers to some key questions that many Americans may be asking.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 11:41 AM EDT
Manufacturing, energy and advanced materials are a tightly bound set of issues that stand to advance our economy through job growth, entrepreneurship and technology innovation. At the 2014 American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Assistant Secretary David Danielson announced new investments in national energy productivity, manufacturing innovation, and advanced materials development.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM EDT
Take a look at the gender pay gap over the years to the recent progress, and more importantly, just how far we have left to go to achieve equal pay.
Secretary Pritzker Says Increased Gender Diversity in Corporate Boardrooms Is Vital to Economic SuccessPosted byon September 17, 2014 at 1:34 PM EDT
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker addressed the urgent need to boost our companies’ economic competitiveness by bringing more women into corporate leadership at the Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom, hosted by the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 6:24 PM EDT
Take a look back with White House Administration officials who shared the critical moment and key decisions the President made in three different areas of the economy to get us to where we are today. Then slide across the charts to see how far we’ve come in the last six years.
Posted byon September 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
Six years after the financial crisis, Jeff Zients, Director of the National Economic Council, reflects on the significant progress that has been made in strengthening the economy and reforming the financial sector.
Posted byon September 6, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the Vice President discusses our continued economic recovery, with 10 million private sector jobs created over 54 straight months of job creation.