• 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.


50 Years of Job Corps

50 Years of Job Corps

Fifty years ago, President Johnson launched Job Corps and other programs aimed at providing opportunity...

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...

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