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  • Labor Day 2014

    Secretary Perez on the Road

    Leading up to Labor Day, Secretary Perez is traveling across the country to talk with Americans about how we can help more people succeed in the workplace and at home. Follow him along the way.

  • 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: Silica, TAACCCT, and USERRA.

  • 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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Day 3: Memphis

Day 3: Memphis

On the 50th anniversary of Job Corps, Secretary Perez spends a day with students in Memphis...

Strength in Diversity

Strength in Diversity

New guidance clarifies that sex discrimination extends to gender identity and transgender status...

Day 2: Houston

Day 2: Houston

At the second stop on his cross-country tour, Secretary Perez is meeting Houston janitor Austraberta...

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