DOL Newsletter


In Germany for the G20, Secretary Acosta met U.S. employees while touring BMW's production and technical apprenticeship training facility. Apprenticeship is one initiative the United States is pursuing to prepare workers for the evolving economy.


Secretary Acosta spoke at the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers' Meeting, saying "investing in women is absolutely critical for fully mobilizing the economy in the United States and throughout the world."

A win-win

Apprenticeship works for hundreds of thousands of workers in many industries. Here's Jessie's story.

UI claims

The number of people who continued claiming UI benefits last week dropped to the lowest level since 1988.

Mental health

A healthy workplace environment can help all workers, including those with mental illness, succeed.


An alternative to college

Cameron Meyer was working his way through college, and struggling to make ends meet. Then a friend showed him a different path.