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Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance: "More Than One Million Americans Across the Country Will Feel A Little Hope Right Away."Posted byon January 7, 2014 at 6:28 PM EDT
Posted byon January 4, 2014 at 7:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama said Congress should act to extend emergency unemployment insurance for more than one million Americans who have lost this vital economic lifeline while looking for a job.
Posted byon December 19, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
The economy is finishing 2013 in a stronger place than where it began the year, though more work remains to grow the economy, create jobs, and strengthen the middle class.
Posted byon December 13, 2013 at 2:51 PM EDT
Watch Vice President Biden and Cecilia Muñoz, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, answer your questions on immigration during a live Skype event.
Posted byon December 6, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
America’s resilient businesses have added jobs for 45 consecutive months, with private sector employment increasing by more than 8 million over that period. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 203,000 in November, with 196,000 of that increase in the private sector.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
At the Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change event this fall, the youth Champions spoke eloquently about what their first job meant to them.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
William Towery is a retired United States Army Chief Warrant Officer Three who received Fiber Optics Installer/Technician certifications and other certifications through the Warriors 4 Wireless pilot program. These certifications provided him with the necessary licenses for a new position at Dynis Tower Solutions, where he started as Wireless Communication Tower Technician in March, 2013.
Posted byon November 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
The Labor Department’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants and other unprecedented investments are helping leverage strong partnerships with local employers to transform community colleges into engines of economic growth across the country.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT
Gerald Chertavian is the Founder and CEO of Year Up. Year Up's mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT
Lisbeth Shepherd is a serial social entrepreneur dedicated to creating opportunity for young adults through national service. A 1993 Echoing Green Fellow, Lisbeth founded the leading national service organization in France that inspired the Service Civique for 75,000 young people in France: Unis-Cité.