• Day of Action

    It's Time to Take Action

    July 24 is the 5-year anniversary of the last time the federal minimum wage was increased. Tweet your support for raising the wage at 10:10 a.m. ET by using the hashtag #1010Now.

  • Find Your Path

    Grow Your Skills

    Federally-funded programs in your community are ready to train Americans with the skills employers need to fill jobs right now. Explore the possibilities, and find your path.

  • Justin New

    It's Time For $10.10

    Workers, business owners and community leaders share why they think it's time to raise the federal minimum wage.

  • Oftentimes the longer you're out of a job, the harder it is to find one. These men and women want nothing more than the opportunity to work. #RenewUI

    I'm Not Invisible

    Meet the faces of the long-term unemployed and read Labor Secretary Tom Perez's thoughts on extending unemployment benefits for millions of Americans.

  • Learn About the Labor Department

    Learn About the Department

    Break through the jargon and acronyms and discover how DOL works for you.

    This month:
    Prevailing Wage, QDROs, and Reasonable Accommodation.

  • Need summer reading ideas?

    Titles for Your Beach Bag...

    The "Books that Shaped Work in America" list is a perfect departure point for your literary travels this summer.


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Promoting Opportunity

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