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Commentary and analysis from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Above the FoldSep 17, 2019 - 7:30am
Commercial Construction New York

New Survey Shows Record Optimism in Commercial Construction

The commercial construction industry is showing record highs of optimism regarding revenues, profits and continued robust workloads.

Above the FoldSep 16, 2019 - 9:00am
Diverse group of people having an office meeting at a wooden table.

How Diversity Unlocks Business Potential

It is not only the right thing to do – it is the smart thing for business.

ArticleSep 13, 2019 - 5:15pm
U.S. Capitol Building

LMRDA Celebrates 60 Years

The country’s key union transparency law, the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA), will turn 60 years old tomorrow.

Above the FoldSep 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Monthly Workforce Monitor: Many Job Openings, Too Few Available Workers

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s new Monthly Workforce Monitor is an analysis of the state of the U.S. job market and worker availability.

Above the FoldSep 12, 2019 - 8:30am
Manufacturing

Tariffs on China and the U.S. Manufacturing Industry: A Crisis in Confidence

A number of recent business and consumer surveys are showing a lack of economic confidence caused by recent tariff actions against China.

ArticleSep 11, 2019 - 5:45pm
California Sate Capitol

California Legislature Passes AB 5

The California Legislature has passed AB 5, a bill that will disrupt the "gig economy."

Above the FoldSep 10, 2019 - 7:30am
Small Business Owner

Small Business Index Hits Record High Amid Mixed Economic Signals

Small businesses are experiencing record-high outlooks of their own business health and the general business environment.

Above the FoldSep 09, 2019 - 4:15pm
August USMCA

A Busy August: Chamber Meets with Nearly 100 Members of Congress on USMCA

In August the U.S. Chamber met with nearly 100 lawmakers or their staff to urge USMCA passage.

Above the FoldSep 09, 2019 - 4:00pm
U.S. Coast Guard Ice Breaker

Expanding into the Arctic: The Next Frontier in Maritime Trade

Maritime commerce supports $4.6 trillion in economic activity and employs over 23 million Americans.