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Posted byon August 19, 2014 at 4:37 PM EDT
Secretary Tom Perez travels to Houston to meet with 71-year-old Austraberta Rodriguez, who has been a janitor for more than 30 years. This is a part of the “day in the life” visits Secretary Perez is making across the country -- a chance to talk directly with the people the Labor Department works for every day.
Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 2:46 PM EDT
American business owners advertised 4.67 million jobs in June, the highest number of openings since February 2001—a clear signal that the economy is strengthening.
Posted byon August 2, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President discussed the new monthly jobs report and the fact that our economy created over 200,000 new jobs in July for the sixth straight month – the longest streak since 1997.
Posted byon August 1, 2014 at 9:30 AM EDT
Total job growth exceeded 200,000 for the sixth straight month in July, the first time that has happened since 1997.
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 2:28 PM EDT
Ahead of the President's trip to Kansas City, White House Press Secretary and Kansas City native Josh Earnest called a few people in the area and invited them out to dinner with the President.
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 25, 2014 at 2:26 PM EDT
Secretary Perez travels to Alaska to meet with leaders from the Cook Inlet Tribal Council to see how the Department of Labor's investments − through grants from the department’s Division of Indian and Native American Programs − are creating opportunity for native peoples.