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Recovery has been uneven across demographics. Black women have faced the slowest recovery, with 2.6% fewer adult Black women employed in December 2021 than February 2020.
Things are moving in the right direction, but there is still more to be done to ensure that workers of color have access to quality jobs and pathways to success.
Highlights from workers Secretary Walsh met during his travels across the nation in 2021.
Chief Economist Janelle Jones and Women's Bureau Director Wendy Chun-Hoon share what the October Jobs Report reveals about the state of America’s working women.
Grant Khanbalinov is a Navy veteran and champion for stronger systems and resources that support mental health. We asked Grant to share his personal experience with paid leave and why he believes it’s essential for everyone.
We asked Amy Waters, a member of National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United and a participant in a DOL roundtable, to share her experience with organizing and how their union has supported them.
Here’s a snapshot of how we're working to build a better future, in the words of Labor Department leaders.
Women’s Equality Day serves as a reminder of the ongoing fight to ensure that voting rights and equal rights are secured for all.
Over the past 57 years, Job Corps has helped nearly 3 million students develop the skills they need to pursue meaningful careers and connecting them with employers seeking skilled workers in high-growth industries.
We asked Dr. Folbre to share more of her thoughts on the care economy – and what kind of investments will support America’s care infrastructure – as we continue to recover and build a more inclusive economy.