The Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits Division facilitates the use of two policy committees (Labor Relations Committee and Employee Benefits Committee) composed of Chamber members that formulate and analyze the Chamber's policy in the areas of labor law, immigration, pension and health care. The Division regularly interacts with Congressional staff, numerous Federal agencies and many national coalitions (some of which are chaired by the Chamber) to help define and shape national labor, immigration and employee benefit policy.
This letter was sent to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in response to the Requests for Approving Certain Alternative Methods for Computing Withdrawl Liability; Settlement of Withdrawal and Mass Withdrawal Liability issued on January 5, 2017.
This coalition letter was sent to all members of Congress in support of H.J. Res. 66 and H.J. Res. 67 regarding safe harbor regulations on savings arrangements established by state and political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.
This key vote letter was sent to all members of Congress urging support for H.J. Res 66 and H.J. Res 67 regarding Congressional Review Act action on the Department of Labor's guidance on state-sponsored auto IRAs.
The Chamber's white paper titled State Auto-IRAs: The Wrong Answer, outlines the ways state auto-IRAs will hurt the small business workers they are supposed to help and highlights how workers benefit from strengthened and expanded employer-provided plans.
Submitted Electronically – e-ORI@dol.gov Office of Regulations and Interpretations Attn: RIN 1210-AB63 Annual Reporting and Disclosure Room N-5655 Employee Benefits Security Administration U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20210
Re: Notice of Proposed Rule Annual Reporting and Disclosure; Notice of Proposed Forms Revisions (RIN 1210-AB63)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President of Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits Randy Johnson issued the following statement regarding the decision by the district court in Sherman, Texas to grant a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulation nationwide:
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