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Posted byon October 20, 2014 at 10:50 AM EDT
Paul Saginaw, co-founding partner of the Zingerman's Community of Businesses, makes the case for raising the federal minimum wage.
Posted byon October 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM EDT
President Obama discusses American innovation on Medium, a platform which encourages people to share ideas and stories that matter.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 6:43 PM EDT
The Treasury Department is taking action to discourage companies from taking advantage of corporate inversions – moving their tax residence overseas on paper to avoid paying their fair share in taxes here at home.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 11:36 AM EDT
The United States is distressingly behind the curve on paid family leave.
Posted byon August 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM EDT
Last night, White House economist Betsey Stevenson sent the email below to the White House email list, telling the story of the progress women have made since gaining the right to vote -- and what's still left to accomplish.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 2:49 PM EDT
Today, White House Economist Betsey Stevenson is taking over the popular "I Love Charts" Tumblr blog in honor of Women's Equality Day. Follow along here, or on the White House Tumblr.
Posted byon August 26, 2014 at 10:44 AM EDT
On this Women’s Equality Day, we should all pay homage to the trailblazers who fought for our suffrage and made a more just and prosperous future possible for all Americans. In the years ahead, President Obama and his Administration will continue doing all we can to ensure that women and girls have every opportunity to reach their greatest potential.
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 15, 2014 at 4:08 PM EDT
President Obama is committed to strengthening Social Security, and empowering seniors to retire with dignity.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 9:32 AM EDT
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issues much-needed enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination, which will translate into real relief for countless women – especially low-income women who are working hard to support their families.