Recent Activity

CommentNov 09, 2020 - 5:00pm

Chamber Comments on the DOL Prevailing Wage Rule

Read our comments on the Department of Labor rule re: Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States

CommentNov 09, 2020 - 8:30am

Comments to EEOC re: Conciliation Procedures

Read our comments to EEOC on the proposed update of the Commission’s Conciliation Procedures

CommentNov 05, 2020 - 2:30pm

Comments to CO Regarding Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Proposed Regulations

Read our letter to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Regarding Proposed Regulations Implementing Part 2 of the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

CommentOct 30, 2020 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Comments on REG-107911-18: Rules Concerning the Limitation on the Deduction for Business Interest Expense

On October 30, 2020, the U.S. Chamber delivered these comments to the I.R.S. and Treasury on REG-107911-18, proposed rules concerning the limitation on the deduction for business interest expense after amendment of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) by the provisions commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was enacted on December 22, 2017, and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which was enacted on March 27, 2020, as published in the Federal Register on September 14, 2020.

CommentOct 28, 2020 - 4:30pm

Comments in Response to the European Commission's Consultation on a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

The Chamber is a longtime advocate for stronger commercial ties between the United States and the European Union. According to a recent Chamber study, the U.S. and EU are together responsible for more than 40% of global gross domestic product, and transatlantic trade and investment support 16 million jobs on both sides of the Atlantic. In the U.S.

CommentOct 26, 2020 - 6:45pm

Comments to DOL re: Independent Contractor Status under the FSLA

On Monday, October 26 2020, the Chamber submitted comments to the Department of Labor regarding RIN 1235-AA34--Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. These comments outline the importance of the gig economy and offers a number of recommendations. 

CommentOct 26, 2020 - 10:15am

Comments to DHS on Student and Exchange Visitor Visas

Read our comments regarding an Immigration and Customs Enforcement Rule "Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students, Exchange Visitors, and Representatives of Foreign Information Media"

CommentOct 19, 2020 - 9:45am

Coalition Letter: Retention of Revenue Procedure 94-69

On October 19, 2020, the U.S. Chamber and 16 other Trade Organizations delivered these comments to the I.R.S. and Treasury regarding Revenue Procedure 94-69, providing special procedures for taxpayers that are subject to the (former) Coordinated Examination Program (“CEP”) to show additional tax due or make disclosures to avoid the imposition of accuracy-related penalties for negligence, disregard of rules or regulations, or substantial understatement of income tax – as requested in the I.R.S. News Release of August 19, 2020.

CommentOct 02, 2020 - 9:45am

Comments on EU Security of Network and Information Systems

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the European Commission’s (“Commission” consultation of the revision of the Directive (EU) 2016/1148 concerning measures for a common, high-level of security of network and information systems across the Union (“NIS Directive” or “the Directive”) aimed at fulfilling the Commission’s