May 18, 2022

READOUT: Secretary Walsh visits George Washington University to meet workers, students; discuss strengthening mental health care workforce

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh visited George Washington University’s Hospital and Behavior Health Department on May 17, 2022, to meet with students, faculty and hospital residents to discuss ways to strengthen professional pathways to mental health care and to hear about workers’ experience with behavioral health service delivery and staff support amid the pandemic. 

May 13, 2022

READOUT: Secretary Walsh discusses strengthening economy; ensuring ‘Good Jobs’ through investments in job quality at panel discussion today

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined business leaders for panel discussion today on how private-sector employers can recruit, retain and strengthen their workforce through investments in job quality.

May 10, 2022

US Department of Labor renews workplace rights partnerships with El Salvadorean, Guatemalan, Honduran governments

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today renewed partnerships with the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to strengthen collaboration with their U.S. embassies and consulates, and to provide information about laws governing workplace safety and health, wages and work hours, and other employment issues individuals from these countries face while working in the U.S.

May 10, 2022

El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. renueva su colaboración sobre los derechos laborales con los gobiernos de El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras

WASHINGTON – El Departamento de Trabajo de Estados Unidos ha renovado hoy su asociación con los gobiernos de El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras para fortalecer la colaboración con sus embajadas y consulados en Estados Unidos, y para proporcionar información sobre las leyes que gobiernan la seguridad y la salud ocupacional, los salarios y las horas de trabajo, y otras cuestiones laborales a las que se enfrentan las personas de estos países mientras trab

May 6, 2022

Statement by US Secretary of Labor Walsh on April Jobs Report

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh issued the following statement on the April 2022 Employment Situation Report:

May 2, 2022

READOUT: Secretary Walsh visited Elyria, Ohio, to highlight Bipartisan Innovation Act, joined Boeing to announce $1M in workforce development funding

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined local leaders at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio, on April 29, 2022, to highlight how the proposed Bipartisan Innovation Act will advance U.S. global leadership in the technologies of the future and build on the historic investments in President Biden's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

April 25, 2022

Readout: Secretary Walsh launches series of US Department of Labor retirement security reform roundtables, welcomes new stakeholders’ views

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh visited New York City today for the first in a series of roundtable discussions on how to build better retirement security for the nation's workers.

April 25, 2022

ICYMI: Secretaries Walsh, Granholm visited Los Angeles-area clean technology hub to highlight benefits of Bipartisan Innovation Act

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm visited the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator on April 21, 2022, to highlight the Biden-Harris administration's Bipartisan Innovation Act.
Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm visited the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator on April 21, 2022, to highlight the Biden-Harris administration's Bipartisan Innovation Act.

April 15, 2022

US Department of Labor announces leadership, new members to advisory council on employee welfare, pension benefit plans for 2022

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the appointment of seven members and leadership for the 2022 Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, also known as the ERISA Advisory Council.

The 15-member council provides advice on policies and regulations affecting employee benefit plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

April 13, 2022

Secretary Walsh, Minister Schramböck sign memorandum of understanding to expand Registered Apprenticeship programs in the US

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and the Austrian Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs Dr. Margarete Schramböck signed a memorandum of understanding today to expand Registered Apprenticeships among Austrian companies and Austrian-invested companies in the U.S. to promote job creation in both countries.

April 4, 2022

CORREGIDO: La subsecretaria de Trabajo de EE. UU. visita México para hablar sobre los derechos de los trabajadores y poner fin al trabajo infantil forzado; anuncia $28M en inversiones para apoyar proyectos

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO– Durante una visita oficial a México, la subsecretaria del Trabajo de los Estados Unidos, Julie Su, anunció hoy nuevas inversiones del departamento para apoyar el fortalecimiento de los derechos de los trabajadores, la promoción de la libertad de asociación, el derecho a la negociación colectiva y la eliminación del trabajo infantil y forzado.

March 29, 2022

Readout: Secretary Walsh joins Gov. Tom Wolf, trucking leaders, workers to open drivers’ training facility, discuss Registered Apprenticeship

WASHINGTON Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh today joined Gov. Tom Wolf, leaders of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Yellow Corp., and union members to announce the expansion of the trucking company’s 17th Commercial Driver’s License Driving Academy in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

March 28, 2022

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh addresses President’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

WASHINGTON The Biden-Harris administration today released the President’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget and Fiscal Year 2022-2026 Strategic Plan. The President’s Budget details his vision to expand on the historic progress our country has made over the last year and deliver the agenda he laid out in his State of the Union address: to build a better America, reduce the deficit, reduce costs for families and grow the economy from the bottom up and middle out. 

March 15, 2022

Equal Pay Day 2022: Actions include US Department of Labor report on occupational segregation; report explores women’s wage dynamics

WASHINGTON – Women in the U.S. must work until March 15 to be paid the same amount men were in the prior year. This unequal burden on women – especially on women of color – reflects the distance that remains before we achieve an inclusive economy with good jobs for everyone.

March 7, 2022

US Departments of Labor, Transportation announce cooperative effort to advance infrastructure jobs for underrepresented populations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg today announced a partnership with the signing of a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of good infrastructure and transportation jobs with a focus on equitable workforce development using funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

March 4, 2022

Statement by US Secretary of Labor Walsh on February Jobs Report

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh issued the following statement on the February 2022 Employment Situation Report:

“Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the American economy added 678,000 jobs in the month of February, and the unemployment rate was 3.8 percent, down from 4.0 percent in January. This powerful job growth continues the Biden-Harris administration’s historic, worker-centered recovery.