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Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 1:02 PM EDT
Vice President Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announce a $10 million DOT TIGER grant for the port of Baltimore.
Posted byon September 10, 2013 at 10:13 AM EDT
On Sunday September 8th, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President addressed an audience of nearly a thousand AFL-CIO union leaders and allies at their national conference on diversity and inclusion, held this week in Los Angeles. Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez is also scheduled to address the conference on Tuesday.
Posted byon September 9, 2013 at 6:27 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to the 2013 convention for the AFL-CIO.
New Data: Most of the Increase in Employment is in Full-Time Positions Since the Affordable Care Act Became LawPosted byon September 6, 2013 at 3:40 PM EDT
New data in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Employment Report show that of the increase in employment since the Affordable Care Act became law, more than 9 out of 10 positions have been full-time.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 9:50 AM EDT
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 169,000 in August, with the private sector accounting for 152,000 of that gain.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT
For 100 years, the Department of Labor has played a critical role in creating opportunity and moving the nation forward.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 6:36 PM EDT
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 19, 2013 at 11:01 AM EDT
Commonsense comprehensive immigration reform isn’t just something that makes sense to 68 members of the United States Senate or a majority of the American people – it also makes sense to American business.
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 5:05 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon August 2, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that the unemployment rate declined from 7.6 percent to 7.4 percent in July, reaching its lowest level since December 2008, and the establishment survey showed that private sector employers added 161,000 jobs last month.