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Press ReleaseMay 07, 2021 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Calls for Ending $300 Weekly Supplemental Unemployment Benefits to Address Labor Shortages

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following statement can be attributed to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley.

Press ReleaseMay 05, 2021 - 6:15pm

U.S. Chamber Opposes Administration Decision on IP Waiver for Vaccines: “Move will undermine the global fight against COVID.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following statement on the Biden administration’s announcement to support international negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) can be attributed to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Neil Bradley:

Press ReleaseMay 05, 2021 - 2:00pm

Global Task Force on Pandemic Response Launched by Leading Companies and Business Associations to Address Urgent COVID-19 Surges

The Global Task Force on Pandemic Response, a newly formed U.S.-based public-private partnership organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and supported by Business Roundtable, announced today that it is working with the Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum to take three immediate actions to help address the COVID-19 surge in India.

Press ReleaseMay 05, 2021 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber Expresses Disappointment in the Administration’s Withdrawal of the Independent Contractor Rule

Today, Glenn Spencer, Senior Vice President of Employment Policy Division at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released the following statement after President Biden announced he would withdraw the Independent Contractor Rule:

Press ReleaseApr 30, 2021 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Response to United States Trade Representative Special 301 Report Examining State of Global Intellectual Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senior Vice President of the U.S. Chamber Global Innovation Policy Center Patrick Kilbride issued the following statement in response to the release of the Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The annual report reviews the global state of intellectual property (IP) rights protection and enforcement.

Press ReleaseApr 29, 2021 - 2:45pm

U.S. Chamber Praises Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Senate Introduction

"The PWFA helps keep valued female employees in the workplace and provides needed clarity in the law for employers. We encourage the Senate and the House to work together to pass this legislation, which is a balanced approach to protecting the rights of pregnant employees and the interests of employers. The U.S. Chamber thanks Senators Casey, Cassidy, Capito, Murkowski, and Shaheen for their leadership on this effort, and we look forward to helping move this bill across the finish line."

Press ReleaseApr 27, 2021 - 4:15pm

U.S. Chamber Foundation: Science Based Mask Guidance Offers Path Forward

Michael Carney, Senior Vice President, Emerging Issues, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation released the following statement today following President Biden’s remarks about the CDC new mask guidance.  

Press ReleaseApr 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Sec. Blinken with BRT, CEOs for Meeting on India, Launches Public-Private Partnership to Provide India with Critical Supplies

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and CEOs from over 40 companies announced the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response: Mobilizing for India, a new U.S.