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The most prominent drivers are constant shifts in power in Washington, an increasingly partisan approach to lawmaking, and a willingness by both parties to pursue policy changes through regulation rather than legislation.
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It needs to bolster the small business community’s ability to hire, innovate, and grow.
Companies, including UPS, are tailoring their responses to each disaster to ensure they are supporting the communities in need.
Companies like FedEx are tailoring their responses to each disaster to ensure they are delivering support to communities in need.
Here is your daily round-up of news and analysis to keep you informed as tax reform works its way through Congress.
In November 2013, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce published a Working Paper, The Emerging Role of Worker Centers in Union Organizing: A Strategic Assessment, which examined the complex relationship between worker centers and traditional labor unions, and delineated the extensive funding of the worker center movement by activist foundations during the period 2009-2012. The present essay reviews that analysis in the light of subsequent developments, and, using data from public filings and reports covering the period 2013-2016, brings forward our examination of the mechanisms by which the labor movement and the philanthropic community support this form of organizing.
The Workforce Freedom Initiative (WFI) today released a new report titled The Emerging Role of Worker Centers in Union Organizing...
This white paper represents the Chamber’s initial step toward a broader solution to labor trafficking and provides insight into how we hope to achieve a common objective. No business desires to be associated with human trafficking in any manner, and every responsible firm seeks to eliminate the problem from its own operations and, to the extent practicable, from appropriate suppliers and business partners. Every business faces its own distinct challenges to address human trafficking based on the size, complexity, and geographic footprint of its operations.
The number of small business loans has decreased by roughly 43% since the last recession.
Internet users and consumers can rest assured that a free and open internet will continue to exist for the foreseeable future.