Labor

The United States economy is supported by a highly innovative, creative, productive, and industrious workforce. The jobs that make up the U.S. economy—and the businesses that create those jobs—help workers provide for their families and lead healthy, comfortable, and fulfilling lives.

To keep the economy vibrant and to continue to create opportunity for workers, we must ensure that new businesses can be launched and current ones can be expanded. The U.S. Chamber promotes workplace policies that will enhance, not inhibit, economic growth and job creation.

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Recent Activity

CommentJun 06, 2020 - 8:15am

Letter to CO Legislature re: SB216, the "Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado"

Re: SB216, the “Workers' Compensation Act of Colorado ” TO THE MEMBERS OF THE COLORADO LEGISLATURE:

Press ReleaseJun 05, 2020 - 2:45pm

Chamber’s Bradley on May Unemployment Figures: ‘A reminder that the recovery is likely to be uneven across industries and communities’

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley released the following statement in response to unemployment figures released today.

ArticleJun 01, 2020 - 4:45pm
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Colorado Drops Expansive Joint Employer Definition

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) on May 25 finalized

ArticleMay 31, 2020 - 4:15pm
California Sate Capitol

¡Ay Caramba! California’s Misclassification Mayhem

The fifth day of May is better known in many quarters as Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of the day that Mexico defeated the French empire at the

Above the FoldMay 20, 2020 - 2:00pm
Sector-by-Sector Unemployment

Analysis: Breaking Down the Unemployment Crisis by Industry

We take a look at the impact of COVID-19 on unemployment sector-by-sector.

ArticleMay 20, 2020 - 11:00am
Virginia State Capitol

Virginia Passes Misclassification Statutes

Legislators in the Commonwealth of Virginia recently managed to pass several misclassification bills while others’ focus lay elsewhere.

ArticleMay 19, 2020 - 12:30pm

UI and Returning to Work: What You Need to Know

Over the past week, dozens of states have begun to reopen, allowing businesses to partially resume operations. Restaurants, retailers, gyms, and other service-oriented industries are calling on employees to return.

Above the FoldMay 14, 2020 - 11:30am
Updated unemployment map

Analysis: These 10 States Have Seen the Highest Share of their Workforce File for Unemployment Amid COVID-19

New analysis shows that the following 10 states have seen the largest percentage of their workforce file unemployment claims since March.