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Above the FoldApr 03, 2020 - 5:00pm
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New Poll Says 1 in 4 Small Businesses on Brink of Permanent Closure

A new poll from MetLife and the U.S. Chamber found 43% of small businesses say they are 3-6 months away from permanently shutting down.

Above the FoldMar 31, 2020 - 4:30pm
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How to Access Stimulus Funding for Your Small Business

FAQs on the SBA's Payroll Protection Program for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.

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
SOAB 2020 Panel

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.

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.

Above the FoldDec 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
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Congress Takes Key Steps to Propel American Businesses Forward with End-of-Year Legislation

Take a look at some of the Chamber's priorities that will be come law before the end of the year:

Above the FoldDec 12, 2019 - 11:00am
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US Chamber Commercial Construction Survey Drops to Lowest Level Since 2017

The Q4 2019 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction reports a six point decline in contractor confidence levels.

Above the FoldNov 06, 2019 - 11:00am
U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) at Project Go

Chamber Seeks to Bring IPO Investment Windfall to Main Street

The U.S. Chamber's recently launched Project GO, an initiative that advances corporate solutions to pressing societal challenges.