An official website of the United States government
The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.
The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
How we're supporting economic growth, and the women shaping our workforce.
Ninety-eight years since our establishment, the Women’s Bureau remains committed to helping women thrive in the 21st century workforce.
On Mother’s Day, we celebrate mothers across the United States who are shaping our current and future workforce. Here are some of the ways the administration is empowering families with the resources to succeed.
After life threw her a curve ball, Josie Johnson needed a new job to support her three children. An opportunity to apprentice in the roofing industry boosted her confidence and set her on a path to economic security.
Oleta Crain, a former regional administrator of the Department’s Women’s Bureau, was one of three African American women to serve as an officer in World War II.
A pipefitting/welding apprenticeship has launched a new career for Ginger Pike, who says she has gained confidence in herself and no longer has to work two or three jobs to make ends meet.
Pursuing an apprenticeship was the best decision I have ever made,” said Regina, who completed a machining apprenticeship in her 30s.
As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of our most popular blog posts from the past year. Have you read them?
In recognition of Hispanic women’s significant contributions to the labor force, here are six statistics demonstrating their growing influence as drivers of economic productivity and entrepreneurs.
Ensuring women’s economic security through retirement can, and should, start early. Here are five facts to know about women and retirement: