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Posted byon May 19, 2014 at 11:40 AM EDT
For all of the progress women have made in the 20th century -- gaining the right to vote, becoming nearly half of the workforce, and increasing their education, there is still work to be done to remove barriers that limit us from making full use of our nation’s talent in the future.
Posted byon April 28, 2014 at 1:58 PM EDT
Millions of working parents in America are struggling to hold jobs that make ends meet, while worrying about who is taking care of their kids. Many people have to choose between a job and sick child or parent, and many give up a career they trained long and hard for in order to meet the needs of their families. It’s time for our workplaces to adapt to the changing workforce.
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 5:04 PM EDT
White House senior advisors meet with deans from leading business schools to discuss best practices for business schools that can better prepare their students for the increasing importance of women in the labor force and the prevalence of employees with families where all parents work.
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 8, 2014 at 11:08 AM EDT
President Obama signs a new Executive Order to prevent workplace discrimination and empower workers to take control over negotiations regarding their pay.
Posted byon March 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
This week, the President celebrated St. Patrick's day alongside the Prime Minister of Ireland, continued to work toward a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Ukraine, hosted Palestinian President Abbas, awarded 24 Medals of Honor, and traveled to Florida to speak on the importance of supporting working families.
Posted byon March 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Orlando to talk about the importance of improving economic opportunity for America's women and working families.
Posted byon March 12, 2014 at 8:26 PM EDT
Today, the President hosted a meeting with women members of Congress to discuss the 2014 women's economic agenda, and the administration's plan to expand opportunity for every American.
Posted byon January 31, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 5:06 PM EDT
Getting to fair pay takes more than one agency or one advocate or one tool –- it’s everyone’s job.