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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
- Sep 29, 2021These are the ways industries are combatting human trafficking The desire to dismantle systems which assist in human trafficking is shared across industries. This is how some industries making a difference.
- Sep 29, 2021Comments to IRS on Remote Notorization Read our comments to the Internal Revenue Service on Permanent Relief for Remote Witnessing Procedures.
- Sep 28, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 3110, the PUMP Act This Hill letter was sent to Members of the House of Representatives supporting H.R. 3110, the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act.
- Sep 22, 2021U.S. Chamber Commercial Construction Index – Q3 2021 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for, and resulting confidence in, the commercial construction industry.
- Sep 16, 2021The NLRB’s “Remedies” With a new Democratic majority in place, observers of labor policy generally expect the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to adopt an aggressive stance when it comes to enforcing the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
- Sep 16, 2021Comments to the Department of Labor on Vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard These comments were sent to the Department of Labor on the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on vaccine and testing requirements.
- Sep 13, 2021House Budget Proposals Include Labor & Employment Policies The week of September 6, House committees began releasing text covering their respective issue areas under the budget reconciliation process. In particular, proposals emerged from the House Ways and Means and the House Education and Labor Committees. Observers of labor policy believe these proposals have, to at least some degree, undergone a “preconference” process with the corresponding Senate committees.
- Sep 13, 2021Wall Street Journal: Congressional Democrats Want to Weaponize Federal Labor Law By Michael J. Lotito and Glenn SpencerSept. 12, 2021 4:24 pm ET
- Sep 08, 2021Activist Judge Rules Against Prop 22 In a decision that strains credulity, an Alameda County, Calif., Superior Court judge on August 20 issued a ruling that declared unconstitutional and unenforceable that state’s Proposition 22, a ballot initiative that voters passed into law deci
- Sep 08, 2021Worker Shortage Crisis Intensifying as Job Openings Rise Month over Month The biggest problem our economy faces right now is getting workers to fill the historically large amount of open jobs.