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Small business advice from CO—
- Small BusinessCO— Start. Run. Grow. Growing a Team During the Workforce ShortageWednesday, June 2912:00 PM EDT - 01:00 PM EDT
- TechnologyTecTalk with Alan Davidson, NTIA AdministratorThursday, June 3011:00 AM EDT - 11:30 AM EDT
- SpaceU.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Aerospace SummitWednesday, September 14 - Thursday, September 1502:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
- Jun 21, 2022California’s AB 257 Would Make It Much Harder and More Expensive for Restaurant Owners to Operate
At a time when economic headwinds like record inflation are making it increasingly difficult for businesses, a proposal like AB 257 would make it much harder—and more expensive—for restaurant owners to operate.
- Jun 20, 2022OFCCP Abolishes Attorney-Client Privilege Protection for Pay Audits
The OFCCP put out a new enforcement directive abolishing the longstanding tradition of allowing contractors to protect self-conducted audits as attorney-client work-product. Here's how that will impact contractors.
- Jun 15, 2022Anti-Human Trafficking Laws - The Report
This publication, Anti-Human Trafficking Laws, provides an overview of relevant laws, executive orders, treaties, and conventions, in the international human rights context. The first section of this publication, Federal Laws, highlights human trafficking rules applicable to companies in the U.S. The second part, International Laws, provides an overview of human trafficking treaties and conventions, as well as supply chain due diligence laws in Europe.
- Jun 10, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting California's AB 1662
- May 18, 2022What Senator Sanders Gets Wrong about Amazon
While it is no secret that Senator Sanders is avidly pro-union, some of that rhetoric deserves a bit more scrutiny, if not a rebuttal, because in some cases his assertions are simply incorrect.
- May 18, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 7701, the “Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act”
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the House Committee on Education and Labor opposing H.R. 7701, the “Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act.”
- May 09, 2022Prohibition on Inclusion of Adverse Information in Consumer Reporting in Cases of Human Trafficking (Regulation V); 87 FR 20771
The Chamber provides comments on the inclusion of adverse information in consumer reporting in cases of Human Trafficking.