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 CongressMay 17, 2019 - 11:00am

Coalition Letter to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees urging them to Reform and Reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program

Our organizations support a uniform set of principles to strengthen and reform the EB-5 Regional Center program before it expires on September 30, 2019. The principles around which we are aligned for a six-year reauthorization are attached to this letter.

Op EdMay 16, 2019 - 5:15pm

The Washington Examiner Op-ed: What Big Labor Wants

House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ free choice and sap economic vitality.

ArticleMay 07, 2019 - 5:30pm
US Capitol East Side

PRO Act Introduced in House

On May 2, Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee rolled out a bill that would radically rewrite American labor law.

Above the FoldMay 06, 2019 - 9:00am
Pedestrians walk past the Japanese national flag reflected in a window of a department store in Tokyo.

On Trade: A Chance to Go Big in Japan

We have a chance for our countries to set the rules of trade in the 21st century.

EventApr 05, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Immigration Landscape: Addressing Today's Challenges, Exploring New Solutions

Join us on Friday, April 5th for a discussion on the current immigration policy landscape. The event will feature three panels discussing several key issues, including legislative relief for Dreamers and long-term TPS recipients, the impact of regulatory and administration actions on the American business community, and examining innovative ideas to improve our country's immigration system.

CommentFeb 11, 2019 - 6:00pm

Reply Comments on the National Labor Relations Board's Proposed Rulemaking, “The Standard For Determining Joint-Employer Status”

The U.S. Chamber submitted reply comments on the National Labor Relations Board's proposed rulemaking, “The Standard For Determining Joint-Employer Status.”

CommentSep 28, 2018 - 4:15pm

Coalition Comments to OSHA on Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

The CWS is comprised of associations and employers who believe in improving workplace safety through cooperation, assistance, transparency, clarity, and accountability.The Honorable Loren SweattActing Assistant SecretaryOccupational Safety and Health AdministrationU.S. Department of Labor200 Constitution Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20210