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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 1, 2014 at 6:52 AM EDT
In celebration of Women’s History Month, I met with some women business owners to learn about their businesses, and encourage them to take advantage of the groundbreaking trade agreements being brokered by the Obama Administration by exporting their products and services abroad.
Posted byon March 29, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, Vice President Biden discusses the importance of raising the federal minimum wage. It’s good for workers, it’s good for business, and it would help close the gender pay gap, as women make up more than half of the workers who stand to benefit from a raise.
Posted byon March 28, 2014 at 3:05 PM EDT
Women play an indispensable role in defending America’s national security interests at home and abroad.
Posted byon March 28, 2014 at 2:23 PM EDT
In United States v. Castleman, the Court recognized that domestic violence is a unique kind of crime that doesn’t always fit everyone’s idea of what’s “violent.”
Posted byon March 28, 2014 at 10:50 AM EDT
During Women’s History Month and every day, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) upholds the commitment to the rights, security and dignity of women and girls in everything we do.
Posted byon March 27, 2014 at 8:03 AM EDT
Under the Obama administration, the SBA has taken a number of steps to fully utilize the federal government’s resources in providing better access and opportunity to startup and growth funding for women.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 9:50 AM EDT
Each year, the President designates March as National Women’s History Month as one way that Americans in schools, workplaces and local communities can take the time to reflect on the accomplishments and legacies of women who have shaped our great country’s history.
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 8:35 AM EDT
The Environmental Protection Agency is working hard to advance the public health of women both in the United States and around the globe.