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Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 8:38 PM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden head to Pennsylvania to announce new federal investments supporting job-driven training.
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 3:15 PM EDT
PowerPathway, a workforce training program created by PG&E Corporation in 2008, graduated nearly 250 students last year. More than 81 percent of them were offered jobs at PG&E or elsewhere in the utility industry.
Posted byon April 16, 2014 at 1:01 PM EDT
We’re excited to announce the Office of the Vice President is joining Instagram to give followers a unique look inside the Vice Presidency.
Posted byon April 8, 2014 at 9:56 AM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden participate in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Maria Contreras-Sweet as the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration
Posted byon April 4, 2014 at 9:39 AM EDT
The latest report from the Bureau of Labor statistics shows that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March. The private sector has now added 8.9 million jobs over 49 straight months of job growth.
Posted byon March 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
This week, the President celebrated St. Patrick's day alongside the Prime Minister of Ireland, continued to work toward a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Ukraine, hosted Palestinian President Abbas, awarded 24 Medals of Honor, and traveled to Florida to speak on the importance of supporting working families.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 10:38 AM EDT
February 2014 was the 48th straight month of private-sector job growth, with businesses adding 8.7 million jobs over that time. Despite a major snowstorm that hit the east coast during the reference week for the labor market surveys, the rate of job growth picked up from the December and January pace.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, The White House hosted its first ever White House Student Film Festival, while the President addressed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, presented his budget for Fiscal Year 2015, urged Congress to raise the minimum wage, and held a town hall on Latinos and the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon February 28, 2014 at 1:00 AM EDT
This week, the President announced two new manufacturing hubs, and his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, toured a new light rail system in St. Paul, Minnesota, and spoke on the importance of supporting American infrastructure jobs. The First Lady celebrated the fourth anniversary of her "Let's Move" Initiative with both Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, while the Vice President kicked off the inaugural episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Posted byon February 26, 2014 at 7:11 PM EDT
The President travels to St. Paul, Minnesota to unveil a new plan to upgrade America's infrastructure and put people back to work.