Progress

  • Took swift action to prevent a second Great Depression. While much work remains, American businesses have added jobs every month for three straight years, adding a total of 6.8 million jobs.
    Read about the President's record on job creation: http://wh.gov/zbLK
  • Rescued the American auto industry from collapse, saving more than 1 million jobs around the country. U.S. automakers have added nearly 250,000 jobs since June of 2009 -- the best period of growth in more than a decade.
    Read about auto industry job growth: http://wh.gov/KUTf
  • Supported the resurgence of American manufacturers, who have added more than 500,000 jobs since January 2010, the strongest period of job growth since 1989.
    Read about manufacturing job growth: http://wh.gov/KUTG
  • Kept teachers in classrooms and police officers, firefighters, and first responders on the job helping keep our communities safe.
    Read about Jobs for teachers and first responders: http://wh.gov/m5Q
  • Supported partnerships between community colleges and businesses to train workers with skills local employers need
    Read about strengthening community colleges: http://wh.gov/iXQa
  • Strengthened trade relationships with countries around the world to help U.S. businesses boost their exports by 33.5% and support 1.2 million additional jobs since 2009.
    Read about supporting trade and exports to create jobs: http://wh.gov/MdB
  • Helped small businesses expand and hire by increasing access to loans and signing 18 tax breaks, including tax credits for hiring unemployed workers and veterans with disabilities.
    Read about supporting small businesses: http://wh.gov/zSc
7.2 million jobs added in the last 40 months

What's Next

  • Reward companies that bring jobs back to America with lower taxes and pay for it by eliminating tax incentives for companies that ship jobs overseas.
    Read about supporting U.S. jobs, not outsourcing: http://wh.gov/mRT
  • Jumpstart small business hiring by cutting taxes for businesses that hire new workers or pay higher wages.
    Read about the Small Business Hiring Tax Credit: http://wh.gov/v9v
  • Prepare workers with skills and credentials employers need. Support programs that train workers for jobs in growing industries like high-tech manufacturing and IT.
    Read about workforce training programs: http://wh.gov/0mT
  • Open new export markets, stay tough on trade enforcement to protect U.S. companies selling products overseas, and provide U.S. businesses tools they need to export goods.
    Read about: increasing exports
    Read about increasing exports: http://wh.gov/MdB
  • Put construction workers back to work with good jobs that can’t be outsourced building the tools and transportation network our businesses need to compete globally.
    Read about rebuilding America's infrastructure: http://wh.gov/381
  • Invest in a domestic clean energy economy powered by sources like wind, solar, and clean coal. Renew successful bipartisan tax incentives that create American jobs and reduce our reliance on foreign oil.
    Read about a clean energy economy: http://wh.gov/0QV
The Small Business Hiring Income Tax would spur more than $200 billion in new hiring & pay raises