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Posted byon August 28, 2014 at 12:27 PM EDT
Women who enter the workforce after graduating college are paid less in almost every field of study.
Posted byon August 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM EDT
Last night, White House economist Betsey Stevenson sent the email below to the White House email list, telling the story of the progress women have made since gaining the right to vote -- and what's still left to accomplish.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 2:49 PM EDT
Today, White House Economist Betsey Stevenson is taking over the popular "I Love Charts" Tumblr blog in honor of Women's Equality Day. Follow along here, or on the White House Tumblr.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 10:44 AM EDT
On this Women’s Equality Day, we should all pay homage to the trailblazers who fought for our suffrage and made a more just and prosperous future possible for all Americans. In the years ahead, President Obama and his Administration will continue doing all we can to ensure that women and girls have every opportunity to reach their greatest potential.
Posted byon June 30, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
The Supreme Court rules on the much-publicized Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case.
Posted byon June 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
The White House Summit on Working Families focused on igniting a national conversation and setting a concrete agenda to bring American workplaces into the 21st century. These issues are real for everyone. Over the course of the past few months, senior administration officials -- from the Secretary of Transportation to the First Lady's Chief of Staff -- have been sharing how they're real for them.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 8:28 PM EDT
Ahead of the Working Families Summit, President Obama stopped by a local Chipotle in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. for a burrito bowl, and a conversation with a few working parents.
Posted byon June 22, 2014 at 11:33 AM EDT
Join a series of Facebook Q&A’s live from the White House Summit on Working Families to discuss issues including workplace flexibility and equal pay.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 1:47 PM EDT
Tomorrow, Thursday, June 19, at 4:30 p.m. ET, join Valerie Jarrett for a Twitter Q&A on helping working families succeed on her Twitter handle, @VJ44.
Posted byon June 2, 2014 at 7:18 PM EDT
Today, in Rhode Island, First Lady Michelle Obama participated in a keel-laying ceremony of a new U.S. Navy submarine called the Illinois.