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Posted byon June 14, 2014 at 5:00 AM EST
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.
Posted byon June 6, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
Job growth exceeded 200,000 for the fourth straight month in May, and businesses have now added over a million jobs so far this year.
Sharing Federal Career Opportunities with AAPI Youth Through the New York Regional Interagency Working Group Youth ConferencePosted byon June 6, 2014 at 8:23 AM EST
While the ethnic makeup of our nation is diversifying, AAPI leadership and representation in the federal government is lacking.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 5:15 PM EST
President Obama meets with the My Brother's Keeper Task Force to receive a report on the progress made in the first 90 days of the initiative, as well as an initial set of recommendations.
Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 2:12 PM EST
The My Brother’s Keeper Task Force releases its 90-day report, which includes key indicators that provide a comprehensive view of the environments and outcomes for boys and young men of color and their peers. It also contains recommendations on steps our society can take to begin to expand opportunity for all.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 10:44 AM EST
In advance of the White House Summit on Working Families, we've engaged working families, business leaders, and other stakeholders to determine how best to meet the needs of 21st century families and workplaces. We continued this conversation by meeting with academics to discuss the most recent research on working families, including changing demographics, modern marriage, workplace flexibility, and effective management practices that boost companies’ bottom lines by boosting the productivity of their workers.
Posted byon May 29, 2014 at 10:30 AM EST
The United States is producing more oil and natural gas; generating more electricity from renewables such as wind and solar; and consuming less petroleum while holding electricity consumption constant. These developments have had substantial economic and energy security benefits, and they are helping to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector and thereby tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 4:19 PM EST
As part of our commemoration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the U.S. Department of Labor has been sharing the latest data highlighting the status of Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in our nation’s labor market.
Posted byon May 26, 2014 at 11:00 PM EST
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
It was a busy week at the White House. This week, we got hyped for next week's White House Science Fair; the Bidens traveled to Romania and Cyprus; the President took an unexpected walk over to the Department of the Interior; a new National Monument was designated; and the President talked baseball and tourism in Cooperstown. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.