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The following is a cross-post from the National Telecommunications and Information Admistration (NTIA) Blog
More than a year ago, President Obama asked NTIA to convene stakeholders to help develop best practices to address privacy, transparency and accountability issues related to private and commercial use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
President Barack Obama blows a bubble while talking with nine-year-old Jacob Leggette about his experiments with additive and subtractive manufacturing with a 3D printer, his project that was part of the White House Science Fair in the Blue Room of the White House, April 13, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
At the 6th White House Science Fair in April, President Obama met nine-year-old inventor Jacob Leggette, who, with the help of a 3D printer, has created everything from a bubble-blowing wand to a mini model of the White House.Read More
It takes stamina and energy to run a business. Not only that, but study ...Read More
The below was originally posted on the Secretary of Labor's Medium page.
Above: Elizabeth volunteering at an annual Lupus walk with her son (who was very excited to sit in a real fire truck).Read More
If you are seeking a business structure...Read More
Vice President Joe Biden sent the following message to the White House email list, inviting people to learn more about a big change we're making to our overtime rules. Didn't get the message? Sign up for email updates here.
My dad had something he used to say to me:
“A job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It’s about dignity and respect.”
Part of what he meant by that, I think, is that without the ability to provide for your family, you’re deprived of your dignity.Read More
This following originally appeared on the NOAA Fisheries Blog
Vice President Biden Speaks on Overtime Pay
Listen in on the Vice President's remarks in Columbus, Ohio at 2:30 pm ET
Ahead of his visit, the Vice President wrote about what the updated overtime rule means for workers:
Right now, you're guaranteed overtime if you’re an hourly worker, but if you’re salaried, you’re only automatically guaranteed overtime if you make less than $23,660. If you’re a manager on salary and you work an extra 10, 20, 30 hours a week -- you often don’t get paid a dime more for those additional hours. That’s simply wrong.Read More
Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews delivered remarks at the 2016 Footwear Distributors and Retailers Association (FDRA) Executive Summit. During his remarks, Deputy Secretary Andrews stressed the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and how the trade agreement would ensure our nation’s competitiveness in the 21st century global economy.
To put it mildly, a lot of things will start happening once you share what you’re going to do. You’ve opened the floodgates, as you’ll see.
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