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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 July 10, 2014 at 2:55 PM EDT
Since January, President Obama has taken more than 40 executive actions to help families across the country succeed.
Posted byon June 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM EDT
Today, the President will travel to Minnesota, where he'll meet Rebekah -- a mom from Minneapolis -- for the first in a series of "Day in the Life" trips he'll be taking around the country this summer.
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 24, 2014 at 2:03 PM EDT
The White House, in partnership with the Department of Labor and the Center for American Progress, hosted a Summit on Working Families with the aim of having a national conversation and set a concrete agenda to bring American workplaces into the 21st century.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 1:44 PM EDT
Take a look at how Americans are engaging with the White House Summit on Working Families -- both at the event, and around the country.
Posted byon June 23, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the need for family-friendly policies in our workplaces, as part of a series of essays leading up to the White House Summit on Working Families.
Posted byon June 21, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President previewed Monday’s first-ever White House Summit on Working Families where he will bring together businesses leaders and workers to discuss the challenges that working parents face every day and lift up solutions that are good for these families and American businesses.
Posted byon June 18, 2014 at 12:41 PM EDT
We're excited to announce our next White House Social event -- an opportunity for our followers on Twitter and Instagram to participate in the White House Summit on Working Families.
Posted byon June 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama wishes America’s dads a happy Father’s Day and underscores the crucial role fathers play in our society.