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In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we celebrate the lifelong work of Frances Perkins, the first female cabinet member in U.S. history.

In this picture, the text of the article title is positioned over a picture of the White House in Washington, DC.

Presidents' Day is a chance to reflect on how a few commanders-in-chief left noteworthy marks on the workforce during their tenures in office.

This image depicts Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Wagner Unemployment Bill in 1933.

On June 6, 1933, The Wagner-Peyser Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of the Wagner Unemployment Bill, essentially creating the what we know today as the "labor exchange."