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Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 8:50 AM EST
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 169,000 in August, with the private sector accounting for 152,000 of that gain.
Posted byon September 5, 2013 at 4:03 PM EST
This morning, President Obama met with the King and Queen of Sweden before flying to St. Petersburg for the G-20 Summit. After arriving in St. Petersburg, President Obama held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Abe of Japan.
Posted byon September 2, 2013 at 11:17 AM EST
Labor Day is a day that belongs to you, the working men and women of America.
Posted byon August 31, 2013 at 4:45 AM EST
President Obama discusses Labor Day and reflects on the contributions of the working men and women in our country.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 11:15 AM EST
For 100 years, the Department of Labor has played a critical role in creating opportunity and moving the nation forward.
Reducing America’s Dependence on Foreign Oil As a Strategy to Increase Economic Growth and Reduce Economic VulnerabilityPosted byon August 29, 2013 at 4:51 PM EST
President Obama's focus on increasing America’s energy independence is not just a critical national security strategy, it is also part of an economic plan to create jobs, expand growth and cut the trade deficit.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 5:36 PM EST
During a live Q&A on Twitter Deputy Communications Director Katie Beirne-Fallon and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council James Kvaal will answer your questions about President Obama's plan to keep the cost of college within reach for middle-class families.
Posted byon August 20, 2013 at 3:00 PM EST
Travel and tourism, which is the number one service that we export and a key source of job creation, is reliant on a modern immigration system that allows us to efficiently welcome legitimate international visitors to America.
Posted byon August 16, 2013 at 8:45 AM EST
Senior members of the President’s economic team join trade ministers, civil society, and business leaders from across sub-Saharan Africa to focus on “Sustainable Growth through Trade and Technology” at the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum.
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 4:05 PM EST
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and for the 28 million small employers across the country, healthcare is a major concern. The Affordable Care Act provides benefits and opportunities to small businesses that will help increase access to affordable coverage options.