2021 was a busy year at the U.S. Department of Labor. From introducing a new secretary, to explaining workplace accommodations for workers with long COVID, to breaking down the data from our monthly jobs report, we’ve shared many of these resources and milestones via video. Check out some of our top videos of the year and explore more content on the Department of Labor YouTube channel.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh: Let’s Get to Work
A personal message from Marty Walsh on his first day as U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Equal Pay for Equal Work for All Women
Women have to work well into the year to earn the same wages as men did the year before. You might be surprised to learn exactly how far.
A message from Secretary Walsh on Mental Health Action Day
Secretary Walsh reminds Americans that when it comes to struggling with mental health, “you are not alone.”
Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh Launches the Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative
Secretary Walsh announces the launch of the Department of Labor’s Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative alongside Vice President Kamala Harris, Ambassador Susan Rice and leaders from labor, business, and national, state and local governments.
20 Years Later: What OSHA Learned at Ground Zero
Rich Mendelson, Manhattan area director for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on 9/11 and now OSHA’s regional administrator in New York, reflects on the lessons learned during the recovery efforts following Sept. 11, 2001.
COVID-19 – Long-term Symptoms
If you’re experiencing long-term symptoms of COVID-19, you may be entitled to workplace changes to help you stay on the job.
One-On-One With Secretary Walsh: Structural Maintenance Apprentice Joshua Nelson
Secretary Walsh sat down with registered apprentice Joshua Nelson to talk about what made Labor Day 2021 unique and what the Department of Labor is doing to empower other workers like him.
Opportunities Are Open at the Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor is a great place to work, and we’re hiring! Find opportunities at USA Jobs here.
Jobs Report Spotlight with Janelle Jones: June 2021
Chief Economist Janelle Jones shares highlights from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June 2021 Unemployment Situation report.