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    President Trump’s executive order seeks to expand apprenticeship and vocational training, close the skills gap and reduce regulatory burdens.

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    Secretary Acosta is taking steps to protect American workers by issuing a directive on enforcement of foreign worker visa programs. Learn more.

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    In May 2007 unemployment dropped to a 16 year low - 4.3%. The economy added 138,000 jobs
    • 138,000 new jobs in May
    • Unemployment at 4.3%, lowest level since May 2001
    • 600,000 private sector since President Trump took office
    • Long-term unemployed down 187,000 since the President took office
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    Secretary Acosta in front of a truck on an assembly line.

    During a visit to Ford Motor Co.’s Dearborn plant, Labor Secretary Acosta inspected an assembly line and met with workers and apprentices. Our ApprenticeshipUSA program offers companies in every industry the tools to develop a highly skilled workforce.

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    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta toured Milton Manufacturing in Detroit

    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta toured Milton Manufacturing in Detroit, learning firsthand how the company supports the defense industry and collaborates on custom solutions for vehicles. At the stop, the secretary discussed how to better prepare workers for careers in advanced manufacturing.

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    Buy American, Hire American - Learn how we play a part at wh.gov

    Learn more about President Trump’s "Buy American, Hire American" executive order, and how DOL will play a part.

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    How can DOL work for you?

    We’re committed to becoming more efficient and accountable. Let us know how DOL can work better for you.

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Stand up for what’s right and Stand-Down for fall safety.

See some of the partners who recently participated in OSHA’s stand-down for safety