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  • Hitting the Road for Paid Leave

    Secretary Perez is traveling across the country to hear from you about how paid leave would impact your family.

  • Investing in Apprenticeship

    Investing in Apprenticeship

    Apprenticeship is a tried-and-true training model that is a win-win for both employers and workers.

  • $100M TechHire Grant Competition to prepare underserved populations for careers in high growth, high-tech jobs

    $100M TechHire Grant Competition

    To prepare underserved populations for careers in high growth, high-tech jobs.

  • FY 2016 Budget.

    Protecting Your Savings

    When you've worked hard to build up a retirement nest egg, you've earned the right to sound advice. You deserve to know that your adviser is working for you.

  • Adding Inequality to Injury

    Adding Inequality to Injury

    The financial and social impacts of workplace injuries are huge, with workers and their families and taxpayer-supported programs paying most of the costs.

  • Low wage employees riding public transportation to work

    The Facts on the Minimum Wage

    Find out how raising the federal minimum wage would benefit America's workers, businesses and the economy.

  • 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.

  • Books that shaped work in America

    Through the Lens of Literature

    Our list of Books that Shaped Work in America explores the nation's progress in expanding opportunity for all. Check out the list and enjoy a good book.

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7 Things to Know about STEM Jobs

Do you know what the highest-paying STEM jobs are, and where they are in the U.S.? Check out the latest data...

Dr. David Weil (center) with Wage and Hour Division staff, and workers who have received back wages.

Making Workers Whole

Do you know what to do if you're denied the wages you've earned and are legally entitled to?

What's Next for the Class of '15?

What's Next for the Class of '15?

Brand new data gives us an idea of what is in store for this year's high school graduates...

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'We are still the only advanced country on Earth without paid leave.' -President Obama
"We are still the only advanced country on Earth without paid leave."
— President Obama.