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9/28/14 Remarks by the President at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner Pres. Barack Obama 9/24/14 $50.7M Awarded to Expand and Enhance Innovative Workforce Development Strategies through the Workforce Innovation Fund Thomas Perez 9/24/14 $500K for Studies on Expanding Paid Family and Medical Leave Provided by US Labor Department Grants Thomas Perez 9/23/14 Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- New York, New York Pres. Barack Obama 9/22/14 Statement by the President Pres. Barack Obama 9/22/14 Advisory Committee to Increase Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez 9/22/14 Blog: Guess Who's Leading on Paid Leave? (Hint: Not Us) Thomas Perez 9/21/14 Remarks of Secretary Jacob J. Lew at G-20 Press Conference Jacob Lew 9/19/14 Remarks by the President at DNC Women's Leadership Forum Pres. Barack Obama 9/19/14 HUD Awards $7.5 Million to Help Seniors and Persons with Disabilities to Live Independently at Home Julián Castro 9/16/14 Remarks of Secretary Julián Castro Bipartisan Policy Center 2014 Housing Summit Julián Castro 9/16/14 Shell Oil and Motiva Enterprises to Pay Nearly $4.5M in Overtime Back Wages to Employees After US Labor Department Investigation Thomas Perez 9/16/14 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at Global Conference on Women in the Boardroom Penny Pritzker 9/15/14 Blog: Hispanic Heritage Month: Expanding Opportunity for All Thomas Perez 9/13/14 Blog: Business Owners Say Raise The Wage Thomas Perez 9/11/14 $8.4M in Continued Funding to Improve Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez 9/11/14 G20 Labor and Employment Ministerial -- Second Plenary Session, Boosting Participation and Reducing Structural Unemployment Thomas Perez 9/11/14 OSHA Announces New Requirements for Reporting Severe Injuries and Updates List of Industries Exempt from Record-Keeping Requirements Thomas Perez 9/10/14 U.S. Commerce Department Program Awards $2.2 Million to Help Increase Exports, Create Jobs Penny Pritzker 9/10/14 Data Mining Giant Westat to Pay $1.5M to Settle Discrimination Case with US Labor Department Thomas Perez 9/09/14 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the Infrastructure Investment Summit Jacob Lew 9/09/14 Blog: G20 Summit: Picking Up the Pace of Growth Thomas Perez 9/08/14 $10.6M in Safety and Health Grants Awarded to 78 Organizations Across the Nation by US Labor Department's OSHA Thomas Perez 9/08/14 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the Urban Institute Jacob Lew 9/07/14 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and Immigration Pres. Barack Obama 9/06/14 Weekly Address: Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance Pres. Barack Obama 9/05/14 Blog: 10 Million Jobs and Counting Thomas Perez 9/05/14 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on August Employment Numbers Thomas Perez 9/01/14 Remarks by the President at Milwaukee Laborfest Pres. Barack Obama 9/01/14 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Minimum Wage Thomas Perez 8/30/14 This Labor Day, Let's Talk About the Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama 8/29/14 Statement from U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Labor Day Penny Pritzker 8/28/14 Statement by the President Pres. Barack Obama 8/28/14 Huffington Post - Labor Day: Upholding the Promise of Opportunity Thomas Perez 8/26/14 Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention Pres. Barack Obama 8/25/14 Blog: Creating Cities of Opportunity Julián Castro 8/23/14 Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank Pres. Barack Obama 8/21/14 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, The City Club of Cleveland Thomas Perez 8/19/14 USDA Announces $25 Million for Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Turn Commodities into Value-Added Products Thomas Vilsack 8/19/14 Shaheen, Vilsack Highlight Importance of USDA Programs to Rural New Hampshire Jobs, Economy Thomas Vilsack 8/12/14 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at Economic Development Forum in California Penny Pritzker 8/11/14 Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA Pres. Barack Obama 8/11/14 BOEM Defines Over 300,000 Acres for Three Wind Energy Areas for Renewable Energy Development Sally Jewell 8/06/14 $73.6M in YouthBuild Grants Awarded by the US Labor Department Thomas Perez 8/05/14 Remarks of Secretary Lew at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum Jacob Lew 8/02/14 Weekly Address: It's Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class Pres. Barack Obama 8/01/14 Blog: The Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1997 Thomas Perez 8/01/14 Press Conference by the President Pres. Barack Obama 8/01/14 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on July Employment Numbers Thomas Perez 7/31/14 Remarks by the President at the Signing of Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order Pres. Barack Obama 7/31/14 USDA Announces Grants to Community Partners to Create Jobs and Strengthen Small Rural Businesses Thomas Vilsack 7/31/14 Blog: Cheaters Shouldn't Win Thomas Perez 7/30/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama 7/30/14 Miss. Workers Affected by the Closure of Harrah's Casino Tunica to Receive Assistance from US Labor Department Thomas Perez 7/26/14 Weekly Address: Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes Pres. Barack Obama 7/25/14 Blog: Commerce Joins Federal Partners to Present Job Training Programs Review Penny Pritzker 7/25/14 DOT Expands Program to Help Veterans Get Jobs as Professional Truck and Bus Drivers Anthony Foxx 7/24/14 Statement By US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Need to Raise the Minimum Wage to Benefit Workers and the Economy Thomas Perez 7/24/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama 7/24/14 White House Rural Council Announces $10 Billion Private Investment Fund to Finance Job-Creating Infrastructure Projects in Rural America Thomas Vilsack 7/24/14 Chicago Sun-Times - Obama Takes On "Corporate Deserters' in Push to Close Loophole Pres. Barack Obama 7/23/14 Remarks by the President at DCCC Luncheon Pres. Barack Obama 7/23/14 Blog: One Year Thomas Perez 7/23/14 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama 7/22/14 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Administration's Report on Job-Driven Training Penny Pritzker 7/22/14 Blog: Promoting Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity Thomas Perez 7/22/14 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on President Obama Signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Arne Duncan 7/22/14 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Pres. Barack Obama 7/22/14 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Joseph Biden 7/21/14 Remarks by the President at Signing of Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination Pres. Barack Obama 7/21/14 Blog: A Day in the Life: Kathleen Thomas Perez 7/21/14 Blog: Pride and Opportunity Thomas Perez 7/19/14 Weekly Address: Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future Pres. Barack Obama 7/17/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Wilmington, DE Pres. Barack Obama 7/16/14 AFSCME 41st International Convention Thomas Perez 7/10/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Austin, TX Pres. Barack Obama 7/10/14 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Troop Event, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Charles Hagel 7/10/14 Achieving the Extraordinary Through Strong Business-Education Partnerships Arne Duncan 7/09/14 Remarks by the President at DSCC Lunch -- Denver, CO Pres. Barack Obama 7/09/14 Remarks by the President at DCCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama 7/09/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy, Denver, CO Pres. Barack Obama 7/09/14 Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Penny Pritzker 7/09/14 Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Penny Pritzker 7/07/14 Blog: States Lead On Minimum Wage. Is Congress Listening? Thomas Perez 7/03/14 Blog: Strong, Steady Growth Thomas Perez 7/03/14 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on June Employment Numbers Thomas Perez 7/01/14 Remarks by the President Before Cabinet Meeting - Pres. Barack Obama 7/01/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy Pres. Barack Obama 6/30/14 Remarks by the President at Pride Month Celebration Pres. Barack Obama 6/30/14 Blog: Justice and Identity Thomas Perez 6/28/14 Weekly Address: Focusing on the Economic Priorities for the Middle Class Nationwide Pres. Barack Obama 6/26/14 $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 6/26/14 Remarks by the President in Town Hall Pres. Barack Obama 6/26/14 $36M in Job-Training Grants to Help 12,000 Homeless Veterans Awarded by US Labor Department Thomas Perez 6/26/14 $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 6/26/14 Taking Job-Driven Training to Scale Thomas Perez 6/26/14 Securing the Rights of All American Families Thomas Perez 6/24/14 $68.7M Awarded to Fund Re-Employment and Eligibility Assessments for Unemployment Insurance Claimants in 40 States and Territories Thomas Perez 6/23/14 Remarks by President Obama at the White House Summit on Working Families Pres. Barack Obama 6/23/14 Huffington Post - Family-Friendly Workplace Policies Are Not Frills -- They're Basic Needs Pres. Barack Obama