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Posted byon October 20, 2014 at 9:23 AM EDT
Last week, the President held a town hall meeting at a collaborative work space in Los Angeles to discuss a wide range of issues of core importance to entrepreneurs, especially entrepreneurs from the millenial generation.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 8:25 PM EDT
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 6:58 PM EDT
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 16, 2014 at 1:53 PM EDT
The White House hosts "We the Geeks: Miss America" to hear from the Miss America STEM scholarship winners as they share their stories from crowns to classrooms, personal role models, and advice for the next generation of women in STEM.
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 August 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
Following a meeting with community college leaders, the Administration announces several developments in our efforts to expand college opportunity for all Americans.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) ProgramPosted byon August 7, 2014 at 10:16 AM EDT
Posted byon July 29, 2014 at 12:03 PM EDT
Labor Secretary Tom Perez is traveling with Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Toledo, Ohio, today to see first-hand model programs and partnerships that are equipping Americans with the knowledge, skills and industry-relevant education they need to get on the pathway to a successful career.
Posted byon July 16, 2014 at 1:04 PM EDT
As we lean in on paid leave and these other issues, we need everyone – unions, employers, workers, and policymakers – working together on win-win solutions to make our families stronger, our workplaces more productive, and our economy more competitive in the 21st century.
Posted byon July 2, 2014 at 12:44 PM EDT
A new Council of Economic Advisers report shows the effects of state decisions regarding Medicaid expansion on access to care, financial security, overall health and well-being of residents, and state economies. Here's a small sample of the coverage the report has received across the country.