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Above the FoldOct 12, 2021 - 1:30pm
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Elevated Levels of Unfilled Job Openings Continue to Threaten Economic Recovery

Job openings continue to be severely elevated above historical norms because job takers are simply not keeping up with openings.

Above the FoldOct 01, 2021 - 9:15am
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All Reconciliation Tax Hikes Are Harmful – A Sampling of the Worst

Congress is working to significantly raise taxes on businesses, workers and American families to fund the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.

Above the FoldSep 13, 2021 - 9:15am
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New Poll Shows Small Businesses Turning More Cautious

The Q3 2021 MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (SBI) finds that small business owners are increasingly cautious.

Above the FoldSep 10, 2021 - 4:15pm
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Don’t Lose the Forest Through the Trees: Tax Hikes Will Harm the Economy and American Workers

The tax hikes Congress is considering tax will greatly weaken our economy, which will reduce job creation and wage growth for Americans.

Above the FoldSep 08, 2021 - 12:00pm
sign in restaurant window during time of Covid stating restaurant is understaffed and is hiring in a struggling economy, showing the plight of small businesses in the post-pandemic economy.

Worker Shortage Crisis Intensifying as Job Openings Rise Month over Month

The biggest problem our economy faces right now is getting workers to fill the historically large amount of open jobs.

Above the FoldSep 02, 2021 - 1:45pm
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Proposed Changes to International Taxes Will Make U.S. Businesses Less Competitive and Harm American Workers

Raising taxes on businesses as part of a $3.5 trillion budget resolution will have severe negative impacts on U.S. workers and the economy.

Above the FoldSep 02, 2021 - 12:00pm
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Businesses Struggle to Find and Keep Workers Amid Record-High Job Openings

Manufacturing and healthcare businesses find solutions in Chamber’s innovative talent pipeline programs.

Above the FoldAug 09, 2021 - 10:45am
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What The Record High 10.1 Million Job Openings Means For The Economic Recovery

We have a severe worker shortage that threatens what should be a prolonged economic boom.

Above the FoldAug 02, 2021 - 8:30am
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US Chamber Economists Committee Sees Transitory Inflation, Little Movement in Fed Funds Rate through 2022

The U.S. Chamber Chief Economists Committee breaks down their inflation expectations over the next 18 months.

Above the FoldJul 29, 2021 - 12:00pm
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Supply Chain Issues, Worker Shortages Impacted Economic Growth in Q2

The BEA released the GDP numbers for the Q2 showing the economy grew only 6.5% from April to June – here's why we are missing the mark.