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Labor Secretary Marty Walsh reflects on his travels around the country in 2021.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the American economy added 210,000 jobs in the month of November, and the unemployment rate was 4.2%, down from 4.6% in October.
Highlights from workers Secretary Walsh met during his travels across the nation in 2021.
I had the honor of joining President Joe Biden at the grand opening of General Motors’ Factory ZERO – the company’s first all-electric vehicle assembly plant.
Secretary Marty Walsh shares highlights from his trip to Cabo Verde for the inauguration of President Jose Maria Neves.
Trade agreements only work when we place workers’ rights at the center. That was something I heard loud and clear from the Labor Advisory Committee.
Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the American economy added 194,000 jobs in the month of September, and the unemployment rate was 4.8 percent, down from 5.2 percent in August.
With an average growth of 750,000 jobs in the last three months and the lowest unemployment rate since the pandemic began, the Biden Administration is continuing to get Americans back to work.
At the Department of Labor, we focus on protecting the health and safety of workers as we carefully reopen our economy. And we are also here to support you if you’re looking for your next job opportunity.
This robust and sustained job growth is built on the Biden-Harris administration’s progress getting people vaccinated and investing in America’s workers, businesses and communities.