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Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 6:07 PM EST
Today, the President visited Rhode Island College in Providence to continue his focus on our economy's progress and his vision for continuing to build on that foundation by expanding opportunity for women and working families. Here are six quotes you need to read.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 12:32 PM EST
On average, women who work full-time all year make $0.78 for every dollar a man earns. That gap is even larger for women of color.
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 9, 2014 at 11:28 AM EST
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 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.