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New rules around employee vaccine mandates go into effect November 5. Here’s our guide to which businesses are subject to the rules, which employees need to be vaccinated, options for unvaccinated employees, and more.
The U.S. Chamber works with leaders at the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, Congressional committees, and state legislatures to protect opportunities for independent contractors, promote needed immigration reforms to welcome global talent to the American workforce, and preserve every American’s right to work.
Immigration is not only crucial to America’s identity but also to its economy. Here’s how immigration reform can drive local and national economic growth.
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- InternationalThird Annual Transatlantic Business Works SummitWednesday, December 08 - Thursday, December 0909:00 AM EST - 01:00 PM EST
- InternationalSpotlight on Central America: The Call to Action and Partnership for Central AmericaMonday, December 1301:45 PM EST - 03:45 PM EST
- Diversity, Equity, and InclusionEquality of Opportunity In Action: Improving Access to Capital for Minority-Owned BusinessesWednesday, December 1512:00 PM EST - 01:00 PM EST
- Dec 03, 2021The NLRB’s Amazon Antics II
- Nov 05, 2021Vaccine Mandates: The Most Important Questions for Businesses Answered New rules around employee vaccine mandates go into effect on November 5. Here’s our guide to which businesses are subject to the rules, which employees need to be vaccinated, options for unvaccinated employees, and more.
- Nov 05, 2021Facts on the OSHA ETS for Covid-19 Vaccinations
- Nov 03, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 3143, the "Resolving Sexual Assault and Harassment Disputes Act" This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate supporting S. 3143, the “Resolving Sexual Assault and Harassment Disputes Act." This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.
- Oct 20, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 2992, the "American Innovation and Choice Online Act" This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, opposing S. 2992, the "American Innovation and Choice Online Act." This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.
- Oct 15, 2021Arkansas Passes Covid Vaccine Bill Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchison announced he will not sign nor veto the vaccine mandate exemption bills (Senate Bill 739/House Bill 1977) that were sent to his desk on October 13. The Governor‘s inaction will result in the companion bills becoming law in 90 days, barring judicial action.
- Oct 14, 2021Want to Play? Get a CBA! As this blog reported not long ago, there’s a new sheriff—which is to say, general counsel—at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and as expected, she is reviving a variety of policy issues left over from the Obama administration (if not before). Although not necessarily of substantial interest to the business community, a recent memorandum from her office reinvigorates a controversial issue put to the wayside under the Trump-era Board.
- Oct 08, 2021U.S. Chamber on Disappointing September Jobs Report Washington, D.C. — U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement today following the release of the September Jobs Report:
- Sep 30, 2021Court Reverses NLRB Access Standard The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C.