Labor Relations Policy Committee

The committee develops Chamber policy and programs on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including: employment nondiscrimination, minimum wage and wage-hour, occupational safety and health, immigration, labor-management relations, union corporate/strategic campaigns, workplace privacy, work-family issues and leave mandates, and emerging international labor policy issues.

The committee develops Chamber policy and programs on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including: employment nondiscrimination, minimum wage and wage-hour, occupational safety and health, immigration, labor-management relations, union corporate/strategic campaigns, workplace privacy, work-family issues and leave mandates, and emerging international labor policy issues.  The committee guides and assists the Chamber's efforts to craft sound labor and employment policies in the interest of our members and their employees.  It also assists our efforts to counterbalance the efforts of other groups advocating the erosion of management rights.  This committee has a number of active subcommittees.  They are:  Wage, Hour, and Leave; Immigration; Equal Employment Opportunity; Occupational Safety and Health; International Perspectives; and National Labor Relations Act.

Recent Activity

Letters to CongressJul 16, 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 582, "Raise the Wage Act"

The U.S. Chamber opposes H.R. 582, the "Raise the Wage Act."

Letters to CongressJul 16, 2019 - 3:45pm

U.S. Chamber Key Vote Alert! on H.R. 582, "Raise the Wage Act"

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the U.S. House of Representatives, opposing H.R. 582, the "Raise the Wage Act."

ArticleJul 09, 2019 - 9:15am

DOL Restores Independent Contractor Classification

Federal agencies charged with enforcing various labor laws are gradually addressing evolving gig-economy employment relationships.

Letters to CongressJul 08, 2019 - 4:00pm

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting the Nomination of John Pallasch for Assistant Secretary of the Employment Training Administration

This letter was sent to the United States Senate supporting the nomination of John Pallasch for Assistant Secretary of the Employment Training Administration within the U.S. Department of Labor.

Press ReleaseJun 27, 2019 - 5:30pm

U.S. Chamber Commends Congressional Action on Supplemental Funding for Southern Border

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley released the following statement today after the House passed the Senate-passed version of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act of 2019.

Letters to CongressJun 26, 2019 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 1900, "Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act of 2019"

This letter was sent to the United States Senate, supporting S. 1900, the "Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act of 2019."

ArticleJun 20, 2019 - 5:15pm

The Beetle Bites Back

Workers at Volkswagen’s (VW) Chattanooga assembly plant dealt another blow to the United Auto Workers (UAW) last week...

ArticleJun 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

California Legislature Takes Up Dynamex Standard

The California legislature is considering a bill that would enshrine the dubious state Supreme Court decision in Dynamex Operations West.