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Posted byon November 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Today’s upward revision affirms that economic growth in the third quarter was strong, consistent with a broad range of other indicators showing improvement in the labor market, increasing domestic energy security, and continued low health cost growth.
Posted byon November 24, 2014 at 8:26 PM EST
As the Secretary of Commerce and the Administrator of the SBA, we were proud to represent the U.S. this week at the premier forum on entrepreneurship in the world: the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).
Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 10:51 AM EST
Thanks to the SupplierPay initiative, companies are now committing to pay small businesses contractors faster.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 3:26 PM EST
It’s been almost two years since President Obama first called for an increase in the national minimum wage. He believes more strongly than ever that no one who works full-time should have to raise a family in poverty.
Posted byon November 7, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
The private sector has added 10.6 million jobs over 56 straight months of job growth, extending the longest streak on record.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 1:09 PM EST
Secretary Tom Vilsack gives an update on how the United States Department of Agriculture is making a difference for Americans in rural areas -- the first in a "Keeping Up with the Cabinet" series.
Posted byon October 20, 2014 at 9:50 AM EST
Paul Saginaw, co-founding partner of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses, makes the case for raising the federal minimum wage.
Posted byon October 8, 2014 at 1:11 PM EST
Yesterday, Vice President Biden stopped by the L.A. Baking Company in Los Angeles to talk with Ron Ballesteros and other local business owners about the importance of raising the minimum wage.
Posted byon October 6, 2014 at 1:05 PM EST
Lew Prince, co-owner and managing partner of Vintage Vinyl, makes the case from personal experience that as a business owner, raising the minimum wage can help both consumers and businesses succeed.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 10:36 AM EST
The President and his Cabinet are commemorating National Manufacturing day by visiting manufacturers and innovators all across the country. Follow along here.