How Blue Dot Network certification will boost global infrastructure
The U.S. and global partners are creating an infrastructure certification process to drive investment to quality projects around the world.
First woman on a president’s Cabinet put workers first
Learn more about the first woman to serve as secretary of labor and hold a Cabinet position in the United States.
Why democracy improves a country’s economy
The United States is co-hosting the second Summit for Democracy at the end of March. Learn more about some of democracy's benefits.
Survivors work to prevent human trafficking, aid victims
Increasingly, trafficking survivors' input is shaping public policies to combat human trafficking. Meet two survivors who are leading the way.
How ‘blood gold’ damages the Amazon rainforest in Venezuela
Illegal gold mining operations in Venezuela are destroying the Amazon rainforest, including Indigenous sacred sites.
U.S. company champions women workers in India
Read about GAP Inc., one of the recipients of the State Department's annual Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).
It’s Labor Day, and unions are having a moment
Labor unions are seeing landmark victories as U.S. workers in warehouses, restaurants and coffee shops vote to unionize. What's going on?
Advancing workers’ rights through trade
Promoting labor rights around the world is a U.S. government priority. See how trade agreements elevate workers abroad.
Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day
Thousands of Americans with Down syndrome work in a variety of professions and are gaining more visibility and representation.