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Above the FoldJan 21, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Supply and Demand Drives Higher Wages for Lower Paid Workers

The labor market is tight, which means there are fewer workers to fill open positions and, as a result, wages are rising.

Above the FoldJan 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Business Panel Tackles Workforce Skills Gap, Tariffs, and Immigration

U.S. Chamber President Suzanne Clark sits down with American business owners to discuss the workforce skills gap, immigration, and tariffs.

Above the FoldJan 13, 2020 - 9:00am
U.S. Chamber CEO Tom Donohue speaking at the 2020 State of American Business.

State of American Business: Uncertain but Hopeful

The U.S. Chamber will continue to guide our country through an important year and into a pivotal decade.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: States Regulating National Policy Issues ‘Presents Challenges and Uncertainties for Business’

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue warned today in his State of American Business speech that an emerging patchwork of state regulations on national economic issues presents challenges and uncertainties for business.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

Donohue: 'Engaging with the world is our best strategy for strong national security and lasting prosperity'

Today U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue cautioned that the United States must continue to engage on the world stage or risk being left behind in his annual State of American Business Address.

SpeechJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

2020 State of American Business Speech: A Year of Meaningful Action

U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue's remarks on the State of American Business as prepared for delivery on January 9, 2020.

Press ReleaseJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber CEO: Action is the Only Option

Today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue gave the annual State of American Business address, where he outlined top priorities for the business community in the coming year. During the event, the Chamber highlighted several business leaders who are finding solutions in the face of uncertainty and called upon government leaders to adopt the must-do spirit of American business to address challenges and seize opportunities in Washington, in the states, and around the world.

ReportJan 09, 2020 - 9:30am
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U.S. Chamber Policy Priorities for 2020

This booklet is the guide to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's policy priorities for 2020. This booklet was released and referenced during the 2019 State of American Business on January 9th, 2020.

Above the FoldJan 09, 2020 - 9:30am
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State of American Business 2020 Live Blog

U.S. Chamber CEO Tom Donohue explores the most important trends, opportunities, and challenges facing the business community.

Above the FoldJan 08, 2020 - 11:45am
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Monthly Workforce Monitor: Available Workers Per Open Job Falls to Lowest Level on Record

Monthly Workforce Monitor: Worker Availability Report — an analysis of the state of the U.S. job market and worker availability.