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

Press ReleaseJan 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Applauds Committee Approval of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with A Better Balance, National Women’s Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the National Partnership for Women & Families applauded the House Committee on Education and Labor approval of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, by a bipartisan vote of 29-17. 

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.

Letters to CongressOct 29, 2019 - 9:15am

U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 4674, the “College Affordability Act"

This Hill letter was sent to the House Committee on Education and Labor, on H.R. 4674, the “College Affordability Act.”

Press ReleaseOct 24, 2019 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation and the Association for Supply Chain Management Launch “TPM Next”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Association for Supply Chain Management Foundation (ASCM) today announced the launch of a partnership to develop the next generation of the Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM) initiative, TPM Next.

EventOct 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
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Talent Forward 2019

REGISTER TODAY Register to attend Talent Forward 2019, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's national workforce conference, where education and workforce experts from across the country convene to discuss the future of talent and the future of work.

Above the FoldAug 23, 2019 - 3:30pm
Women's Equality Day

From Main Street to Fortune 500, U.S. Chamber Celebrates Women’s Equality, Empowerment in Business Community

In honor of Women's Equality Day, we highlight the rise of women in leadership positions across all sectors of business and the economy.

Press ReleaseJun 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on White House's Workforce Advisory Board Meeting

“Looking to the future of our economy and our citizens, the U.S. Chamber remains fully committed to addressing the dual challenges of too many people without jobs and too many jobs without people."

ArticleMar 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
Discussions about the value of college need to focus on identifying the paths that enable students to make informed postsecondary choices

Bipartisan Coalition Reintroduces College Transparency Act in House and Senate

Conventional wisdom might say that Washington is too polarized for legislators of different political stripes to work together. Not so fast.

Press ReleaseFeb 13, 2019 - 10:00am

Administration Selects U.S. Chamber’s Donohue to Serve on American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Board Will Help Craft a Workforce Strategy to Equip America’s Students and Workers with Skills They Need in Today’s Economy 

Above the FoldDec 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
USG and U.S. Chamber Commercial Construction Index for Q4 2018 remains at 75.

Optimistic Construction Companies Turn to Technology to Counter Workforce Challenges

The index remained stable at 75, meaning contractors continue to be optimistic about commercial construction market.