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

Above the FoldMar 15, 2020 - 9:00am
Programmer looking at computer code.

Data: A Force for Good

It's critical that lawmakers recognize this—especially as they weigh federal data privacy legislation.

Above the FoldMar 14, 2020 - 5:00am
Compass pointing to "skills"

Closing the Skills Gap

The Chamber is doing it by strengthening partnerships with employers and education providers.

Above the FoldMar 13, 2020 - 1:00pm
Aisha Bowe, Founder and CEO of STEMBoard

Former NASA engineer builds a STEM business set on making an impact

When Aisha Bowe started classes at Washtenaw Community College in Michigan she had planned to study international business, but a change of heart – inspired by her father’s decision to go back to school for electrical engineering – upended her trajectory. “He brought up this idea that maybe I could be an engineer, too,” says Bowe.

Above the FoldMar 11, 2020 - 3:15pm
Yassin Terou

Small Businesses Report Rise in Confidence

The MetLife U.S. Chamber Small Business Index reached the highest score since 2017, marking the third consecutive record-breaking quarter!

Above the FoldMar 09, 2020 - 9:00am
Stan Deal (right), President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Executive Vice President, the Boeing Company, chatted with U.S. Chamber CEO Tom Donohue at the 2020 Aviation Summit.

Aviation Soars to New Heights

Air travel is such a common part of daily life that it can seem mundane. But the truth is that aviation is a vibrant, innovative industry set to reach even greater heights.

ArticleMar 04, 2020 - 5:15pm

NLRB Challenging Oregon’s Workplace Meeting Law

The National Labor Relations Board will soon be heading to federal court in an attempt to nullify Oregon's so-called “captive audience” law.

ArticleMar 04, 2020 - 4:45pm

How Freedom a la Cart Supports Human Trafficking Survivors

Freedom a la Cart, a social enterprise, brings hope to survivors of human trafficking so that they can build new lives of freedom and self-sufficiency. The company believes that giving women practical job skills and helping them develop a strong work ethic are critical for creating a pathway to freedom.

ArticleMar 04, 2020 - 4:45pm

How Polished Pearl/Freedom Society Tea and Gifts Create Sustainable Freedom

After a life-changing trip to India in 2011, Nicole Robyn started Polished Pearl, a women’s and bridal accessories company that employs survivors of human trafficking. There she learned that of the 40 million + enslaved people, less than 1% have a way out. Of those, approximately 80% are re-exploited owing to the scarcity of employment opportunities.

ArticleMar 04, 2020 - 11:00am

Global Risks: A Readout from the Munich Security Conference 2020 from U.S. Chamber CEO Tom Donohue

Often referred to as the “Davos for national security,” the annual MSC is the world’s premier global security forum.

Above the FoldMar 04, 2020 - 10:00am
A United Airlines airplane at a gate at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, IL.

Here are 3 Big Topics at the 2020 Aviation Summit

Global travel, future technology, and workforce development are top of mind.