The Women's Bureau develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women, to advocate for their equality and economic security for themselves and their families, and to promote quality work environments.
This section provides the most recent annual averages for selected labor force characteristics for working women.
This interactive visualization shows the number of women and men full-time workers and their annual earnings in over 300 occupations.
June 5, 2019
Today marks the 99th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Department of Labor's Women's Bureau. Established just two months before the ratification of the 19th Amendment... Read more
March 1, 2019
During Women's History Month we honor the female trailblazers of the past, celebrate the achievements of women today, and envision a future of opportunities that knows no bounds. Read more