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In March 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which provided Americans with new and expanded unemployment insurance (UI) benefits if they’re out of work f
Here are five numbers to help you make sense of the latest employment situation report.
Black Americans in the civil rights movement have had a significant influence on America’s disability rights movement, with some playing crucial roles in both efforts.
Full inclusion means employees with disabilities can access a range of necessary supports to excel and help their teams and businesses succeed – including technology.
The Women’s Bureau has always been at the forefront of advocating for working women, including supporting racial equity and inclusion in the workplace through our initiatives and research.
In every economic recession of the last 50 years, Black women have had higher unemployment rates than white men – and the recovery rates of Black men and women have been slower than white workers. Read how building a more inclusive economy benefits us all.
The January jobs report shows that some progress has been made, but we still have a long way to go.
ODEP’s creation 20 years ago heralded an important shift in how we talk about disability and employment in America, one focused not on whether people with disabilities can work, but rather the strategies and supports that drive the change needed to make work happen.
During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we renew our commitment to end human trafficking and all forms of forced labor.
The Department recognized 675 employers across America for hiring veterans in 2020. Hear their stories and learn how your company can be recognized in 2021.