• 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.


A Day in Ohio

A Day in Ohio

Secretary Perez and Secretary Duncan travel to Toledo to see skills partnerships that are giving Americans the industry-relevant education they need to get on the pathway to success...

A Day in the Life: Deric

A Day in the Life: Deric

Secretary Perez travels to Baltimore to see skills training in action...

Minimum Wage Day of Action

Minimum Wage Day of Action

Supporters of a higher minimum wage took to Twitter during the July 24 Minimum Wage Day of Action...

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