• Proposed Updates
    to the Overtime Rules

    The share of full time salaried workers under the overtime salary threshold has declined from 62% in 1975 to just 8% today. Here's how we're trying to fix that.

  • Advancing Equal Access to Opportunity

    July marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, one of our nation’s proudest civil rights triumphs. See our timeline and share your story.

  • 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.

  • Our Next-Generation API

    We are making our next-generation API open source so others can save development time and release data more quickly.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Gathering Place for Hiring Vets

"Gathering Place" for Hiring Vets

Secretary Perez and assistant secretary for ETA, Terry Gerton travel to Hawaii for events focusing on veterans' employment...

Equal Opportunity at American Job Centers

Equal Opportunity at American Job Centers

With the ADA 25th anniversary in sight, it's great to see where the legislation has made an effect on the workforce...

Writing Off No One

Writing Off No One

Secretary Perez delves further into the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, explaining how it helps people in cities across the nation, including Baltimore, Detroit and Charleston...

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