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Date Title Officials Location
Sept. 28, 2014 Remarks by the President at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 24, 2014 $500K for Studies on Expanding Paid Family and Medical Leave Provided by US Labor Department Grants Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2014 $50.7M Awarded to Expand and Enhance Innovative Workforce Development Strategies through the Workforce Innovation Fund Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 23, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- New York, New York Pres. Barack Obama New York, NY
Sept. 22, 2014 Advisory Committee to Increase Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2014 Statement by the President Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 22, 2014 Blog: Guess Who's Leading on Paid Leave? (Hint: Not Us) Thomas Perez Unknown
Sept. 21, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Jacob J. Lew at G-20 Press Conference Jacob Lew Cairns, Australia
Sept. 19, 2014 HUD Awards $7.5 Million to Help Seniors and Persons with Disabilities to Live Independently at Home Julián Castro Washington, DC
Sept. 19, 2014 Remarks by the President at DNC Women's Leadership Forum Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 VA Announces Proposed Increase in Pay Ranges for VA Physicians and Dentists to Recruit Best and Brightest to Serve Veterans Robert McDonald Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro Bipartisan Policy Center 2014 Housing Summit Julián Castro Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2014 Shell Oil and Motiva Enterprises to Pay Nearly $4.5M in Overtime Back Wages to Employees After US Labor Department Investigation Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2014 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2014 Blog: Hispanic Heritage Month: Expanding Opportunity for All Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 13, 2014 Blog: Business Owners Say Raise The Wage Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 $8.4M in Continued Funding to Improve Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 OSHA Announces New Requirements for Reporting Severe Injuries and Updates List of Industries Exempt from Record-Keeping Requirements Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 G20 Labor and Employment Ministerial -- Second Plenary Session, Boosting Participation and Reducing Structural Unemployment Thomas Perez Melbourna, Australia
Sept. 10, 2014 Data Mining Giant Westat to Pay $1.5M to Settle Discrimination Case with US Labor Department Thomas Perez Rockville, MD
Sept. 10, 2014 U.S. Commerce Department Program Awards $2.2 Million to Help Increase Exports, Create Jobs Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the Infrastructure Investment Summit Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Sept. 9, 2014 Blog: G20 Summit: Picking Up the Pace of Growth Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 $10.6M in Safety and Health Grants Awarded to 78 Organizations Across the Nation by US Labor Department's OSHA Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the Urban Institute Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2014 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Immigration Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 6, 2014 Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Sept. 5, 2014 Blog: 10 Million Jobs and Counting Thomas Perez Unknown
Sept. 5, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on August Employment Numbers Thomas Perez Unknown
Sept. 1, 2014 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Minimum Wage Thomas Perez Unknown
Sept. 1, 2014 Remarks by the President at Milwaukee Laborfest Pres. Barack Obama Milwaukee, WI
Aug. 30, 2014 This Labor Day, Let's Talk About the Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 29, 2014 Statement from U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Labor Day Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2014 Statement by the President Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 28, 2014 Huffington Post - Labor Day: Upholding the Promise of Opportunity Thomas Perez Cleveland, OH
Aug. 26, 2014 Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention Pres. Barack Obama Charlotte, NC
Aug. 25, 2014 Blog: Creating Cities of Opportunity Julián Castro Washington, DC
Aug. 23, 2014 Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Aug. 21, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, The City Club of Cleveland Thomas Perez Cleveland, OH
Aug. 19, 2014 USDA Announces $25 Million for Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Turn Commodities into Value-Added Products Thomas Vilsack Loudon, NH
Aug. 19, 2014 Shaheen, Vilsack Highlight Importance of USDA Programs to Rural New Hampshire Jobs, Economy Thomas Vilsack Loudon, NH
Aug. 12, 2014 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at Economic Development Forum in California Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
Aug. 11, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA Pres. Barack Obama Trisbury, MA
Aug. 11, 2014 BOEM Defines Over 300,000 Acres for Three Wind Energy Areas for Renewable Energy Development Sally Jewell Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2014 $73.6M in YouthBuild Grants Awarded by the US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2014 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum Jacob Lew Washington, DC
Aug. 2, 2014 Weekly Address: It's Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 1, 2014 Blog: The Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1997 Thomas Perez Unknown
Aug. 1, 2014 Press Conference by the President Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
Aug. 1, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on July Employment Numbers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Remarks by the President at the Signing of Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
July 31, 2014 USDA Announces Grants to Community Partners to Create Jobs and Strengthen Small Rural Businesses Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Blog: Cheaters Shouldn't Win Thomas Perez Unknown
July 30, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama Kansas City, MO
July 30, 2014 Miss. Workers Affected by the Closure of Harrah's Casino Tunica to Receive Assistance from US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 26, 2014 Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
July 25, 2014 Blog: Commerce Joins Federal Partners to Present Job Training Programs Review Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 DOT Expands Program to Help Veterans Get Jobs as Professional Truck and Bus Drivers Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
July 24, 2014 Statement By US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Need to Raise the Minimum Wage to Benefit Workers and the Economy Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 24, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
July 24, 2014 White House Rural Council Announces $10 Billion Private Investment Fund to Finance Job-Creating Infrastructure Projects in Rural America Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 24, 2014 Chicago Sun-Times - Obama Takes On "Corporate Deserters' in Push to Close Loophole Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
July 23, 2014 Remarks by the President at DCCC Luncheon Pres. Barack Obama Los Altso Hills, CA
July 23, 2014 Blog: One Year Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 23, 2014 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama Los Angeles, CA
July 22, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Joseph Biden Unknown
July 22, 2014 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Administration's Report on Job-Driven Training Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 Blog: Promoting Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on President Obama Signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Arne Duncan Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Pres. Barack Obama Unknown
July 21, 2014 Remarks by the President at Signing of Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Blog: A Day in the Life: Kathleen Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Blog: Pride and Opportunity Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 19, 2014 Weekly Address: Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 17, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Wilmington, DE Pres. Barack Obama Wilmington, DE
July 16, 2014 AFSCME 41st International Convention Thomas Perez Unknown
July 10, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Austin, TX Pres. Barack Obama Austin, TX
July 10, 2014 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Charles Hagel Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
July 10, 2014 Achieving the Extraordinary Through Strong Business-Education Partnerships Arne Duncan Unknown
July 9, 2014 Remarks by the President at DSCC Lunch -- Denver, CO Pres. Barack Obama Denver, CO
July 9, 2014 Remarks by the President at DCCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Dallas, TX
July 9, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy, Denver, CO Pres. Barack Obama Denver, CO
July 9, 2014 Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Penny Pritzker Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Penny Pritzker Unknown
July 7, 2014 Blog: States Lead On Minimum Wage. Is Congress Listening? Thomas Perez Unknown
July 3, 2014 Blog: Strong, Steady Growth Thomas Perez Unknown
July 3, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on June Employment Numbers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
July 1, 2014 Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting - Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 1, 2014 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 30, 2014 Remarks by the President at Pride Month Celebration Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 30, 2014 Blog: Justice and Identity Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 28, 2014 Weekly Address: Focusing on the Economic Priorities for the Middle Class Nationwide Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 $154.8M Awarded to 32 States, Puerto Rico and the Cherokee Tribal Nation to Implement or Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-Off Workers Joseph Biden Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Remarks by the President in Town Hall Pres. Barack Obama Minneapolis, MN
June 26, 2014 $36M in Job-Training Grants to Help 12,000 Homeless Veterans Awarded by US Labor Department Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 $154.8M Awarded to 32 States, Puerto Rico and the Cherokee Tribal Nation to Implement or Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-Off Workers Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 26, 2014 Taking Job-Driven Training to Scale Thomas Perez Unknown
June 26, 2014 Securing the Rights of All American Families Thomas Perez Unknown
June 24, 2014 $68.7M Awarded to Fund Re-Employment and Eligibility Assessments for Unemployment Insurance Claimants in 40 States and Territories Thomas Perez Washington, DC
June 23, 2014 Remarks by President Obama at the White House Summit on Working Families Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
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