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Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the American economy added 850,000 jobs in the month of June, and the unemployment rate was 5.9 percent, compared to 5.8 percent in May.
Five numbers that help explain the June 2021 Jobs Report and the current state of the American job market.
Workplace injuries and illnesses for teens have been on the rise since 2017. This summer, let’s all make sure they stay safe and healthy on the job.
At ODEP, I'm empowered to bring my whole self to work, and to help pave the way for other unique individuals like myself to thrive – with pride – as members of our nation’s workforce and communities.
At ODEP, we’re proud to have played a role in advancing customized employment as a strategy to help people find fulfilling jobs.
While we know that all workers in this country are entitled to certain protections under the law, we also know that too many don’t receive them. So we’re taking action.
When we dug into our procurement data as part of our equity analysis, the results were encouraging, but also identified some areas where there is room for improvement.
Job Corps is a program of inclusion, of supporting and respecting our students and staff, and their varied backgrounds and experiences.
Our most important goal at Job Corps is to help students reach theirs – and help them learn the skills for well-paying jobs and a better life.
Earlier this week, Vice President Kamala Harris and I held the first White House Organizing and Empowerment Task Force listening session at the IBEW Local 5 training center.