• 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.

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    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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Higher Wages and Job Growth

Overall job growth in the 13 states that increased their minimum wages this year has outpaced growth in other states...

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A Job Growth Streak

The July jobs report means we've now seen 53 consecutive months of growth - the longest streak on record...

Cheaters Shouldn't Win

Cheaters Shouldn't Win

A new executive order will help protect workers and level the playing field for law-abiding employers...

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