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Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 5:43 PM EST
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 10:36 AM EST
The United States is distressingly behind the curve on paid family leave.
Posted byon August 27, 2014 at 8:35 AM EST
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 1:49 PM EST
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 9:44 AM EST
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 3:37 PM EST
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 3:08 PM EST
President Obama is committed to strengthening Social Security, and empowering seniors to retire with dignity.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 8:32 AM EST
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.
Posted byon July 16, 2014 at 12:04 PM EST
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 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM EST
Missed the President's trip to Denver and Austin? Don't worry -- the latest edition of "West Wing Week" features some amazing footage from his visit.