Education and Workforce

The Education and Workforce program of the U.S. Chamber Foundation promotes rigorous educational standards and effective job training systems to preserve the strength of America’s greatest economic resource, its workforce.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldJul 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
A student measures a piece of steel during a welding class at the Penn Commercial Business/Technical School in Washington, PA.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the Perkins Career and Technical Education Reauthorization

The bill provides important funding for job training and other related programs for high school and higher education students.

Press ReleaseJul 25, 2018 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Final Passage of Legislation to Reauthorize the Perkins CTE Act

“Workers are a key ingredient of the free enterprise system,” Says Bradley

LetterJul 24, 2018 - 5:45pm

Key Vote Alert! - "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act"

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act," and urging the House to move expeditiously so the President can quickly sign this important legislation into law.

LetterJul 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Key Vote Alert! - "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act"

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to all members of the United States Senate in support of the "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act."

Above the FoldJul 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Pledge to America's Workers

A Pledge to the American Worker

The U.S. Chamber looks forward to continuing work with the administration to equip the American workforce to succeed in the modern economy.

Above the FoldJul 20, 2018 - 1:30pm
Military Pathways Summit

Business, Military, and Labor Unite to Smooth Military Employment Pathways

The Military Pathways Summit provided a platform to support career transitions for service members, veterans, and military spouses.

Press ReleaseJul 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Reaffirms Organization’s “Pledge to America’s Workers”

‘Providing today’s students with meaningful opportunities means that employers will soon be able to hire more qualified workers to fill in demand jobs,’ Said Donohue

LetterJun 25, 2018 - 2:45pm

Letter to the U.S. Senate - Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

This letter was sent to all members of the United States Senate in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.----June 25, 2018  TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE:  

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 FoldApr 23, 2018 - 9:00am
Workforce development

Workforce Investments Must Start Early

Participation in high-quality early education can help ensure that all students start kindergarten ready to learn and thrive.