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

Letters to CongressAug 02, 2021 - 12:45pm

Coalition Letter on S. 1486, the "Pregnant Workers Fairness Act"

This Coalition letter was sent to Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on S. 1486, the "Pregnant Workers Fairness Act." This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.

Letters to CongressJul 14, 2021 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Letter on FY22 Labor and HHS Appropriations

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, on the Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations legislation.

EventJul 13, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

T3 Network of Networks Capstone Event

Join the T3 Innovation Network for the T3 Network of Networks Launch Series Capstone Event.

Above the FoldJul 01, 2021 - 10:00am
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk | Photo via Flickr / Beth Mahoney

“We’re in Survival Mode:” On the Delaware Shore, Small Businesses Struggle to Stay Afloat Amid Worker Shortage

In seaside Rehoboth, it's a devastating and all-too-common narrative for tourism-dependent employers amid a national workforce crisis.

EventJun 02, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Workforce: Teaser

Workforce: A Call to Action

As the nation rebuilds and makes strides toward recovery, we need an approach to putting Americans back to work that is simple, fast, and employer-led. It must address immediate employment needs while also laying the foundation for a modernized, adaptive, and resilient workforce development system.

Press ReleaseJun 01, 2021 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Launches Nationwide Initiative to Address National Worker Shortage Crisis and Help America’s Employers Fill Jobs

New research shows worker shortage slowing the recovery across states and industries; Chamber calls for eliminating barriers to work, deeper investment in skills training, and visa increases

Press ReleaseMay 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

Despite Economic Uncertainty, American Employers Are Still Investing in Talent

New U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and SHRM research shows employers across the country are ready to increase investment in employee training and development, but encounter barriers with funding and public-private leadership

Letters to CongressMar 22, 2021 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter on the College Transparency Act

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress supporting the College Transparency Act. This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.

Letters to CongressMar 05, 2021 - 8:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate on the American Rescue Plan

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, on the "American Rescue Plan."

Letters to CongressFeb 23, 2021 - 3:45pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on Pandemic Relief and the American Rescue Plan

This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, on pandemic relief and the American Rescue Plan.