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

Above the FoldJun 07, 2018 - 4:15pm

The Social Security and Medicare Trustee’s Annual Not-So-Friendly Reminder

Social Security's combined trust fund is projected to be exhausted in 2034.

Above the FoldJun 07, 2018 - 1:15pm
An employee welds together a frame for a sports utility vehicle at the General Motors assembly plant in Arlington, TX.

New Tariffs Threaten to Torpedo America’s Economic Resurgence

The administration should pursue thoughtful actions that address unfair trade practices for American businesses in global markets.

ArticleJun 07, 2018 - 11:30am
"Pension" made up of Scrabble tiles.

Just the Facts... The Multiemployer Pension System Needs a Fix

Several recent reports on the multiemployer pension system have underscored the depth of the financial crisis facing these plans.

Above the FoldJun 07, 2018 - 11:00am
Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), speaks at a Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee hearing.

We Have the Opportunity to Make CFPB More Accountable and Transparent

Recommended improvements include reforming how the bureau engages with industry and addressing concerns about its complaint database.

ArticleJun 06, 2018 - 4:15pm
NLRB

NLRB Confirms Joint Employer Rulemaking

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on May 5 confirmed that the agency intends to proceed with a joint employer rulemaking.

Above the FoldJun 05, 2018 - 4:15pm
USB and U.S. Chamber Commercial Construction Index, Q2 2018: 73

Commercial Contractors are Confident about the Economy but Worry about Labor Shortages and Tariffs

USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index was 73 in the second quarter of 2018.

Above the FoldJun 05, 2018 - 1:15pm
The "Building the Workforce of the Future" Display

Show, Don’t Tell: Art Installation Showcases How Companies are Building the Workforce of the Future

The U.S. Chamber's new art installation showcases leading employers in workforce development efforts.

Above the FoldJun 04, 2018 - 11:00am
Indian Air Force helicopters carry an Indian national flag during a flypast in Bengaluru, India.

The U.S.-India Strategic Partnership and the Sanctions Conundrum

Congress must address the threat of sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act.