Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Labor blog. See the original post here.
Motlow State Community College in Tennessee is working with Bridgestone Tire Company and other employers to expand their mechatronics program, creating a training facility on-site at Bridgestone to prepare students to move quickly into high-skill jobs.
Estrella Mountain Community College is leading a consortium of five Arizona colleges to develop the workforce and talent pipeline required by the region’s energy and mining industries.
Hispanic women are strong, savvy, creative and resilient. Many Hispanic women are nurturing families, building successful businesses and creating jobs in our communities. The latest stats on...Read More
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President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sept. 25, 2014.
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This week, President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on issues that demand the attention of the global community -- including climate change and violent extremism. We celebrated the third birthday of We the People, wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year, and said goodbye to Attorney General Eric Holder.
Interested in seeing what happened this week at the White House? Check out this week’s Weekly Wrap Up.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will lead a high-level delegation of
America’s top CEOs on an economic fact-finding mission next week to Poland and
Turkey. Secretary Pritzker and the CEOs, all of whom are members of the President’s Export Council (PEC) will use the
trip to identify immediate and long-term opportunities to increase trade and
investment between the U.S. and Poland and the U.S. and Turkey, two
high-potential, fast-growing markets. Through greater understanding of these
In September 2009, the President announced that -- for the first time in history -- White House visitor records would be made available to the public on an ongoing basis. Today, the White House releases visitor records that were generated in June 2014. Today’s release also includes visitor records generated prior to September 16, 2009 that were requested by members of the public in August 2014 pursuant to the White House voluntary disclosure policy.Read More
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
This week, the President unveiled the "It's on Us" campaign, signed the America's Promise Summit Declaration, and headed to New York City for the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. That's September 19 to September 25, or "Stronger When We Stand United."
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A good way to build a stronger economy is to create a fairer and more efficient tax code -- one that promotes business investment and job creation in the United States. That is why the President has proposed business tax reform that will simplify the tax code by lowering the corporate tax rate and closing wasteful loopholes.
Guest blog post by Greg Sizemore is the Director of the International Trade Administration’s U.S. Commercial Service team in North Carolina.Cross-posted from Trade.gov.Manufacturing is more than just a cornerstone of the U.S. economy; it’s a cornerstone of modern life.The screen you’re reading this on is a manufactured commodity. The radio you’re listening to, the car you drove to work, the smartphone your kids keep staring at – your refrigerator, your TV, your medicine – all manufactured goods.Many headlines about U.S.Read More