coronavirus

The latest activity and statements from the U.S. Chamber on the coronavirus pandemic.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseJan 14, 2021 - 7:15pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes President-Elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomes the introduction of President-elect Biden’s American Rescue Plan. Specifically, we applaud the President-elect’s focus on vaccinations and on economic sectors and families that continue to suffer as the pandemic rages on. We must defeat COVID before we can restore our economy and that requires turbocharging our vaccination efforts. We look forward to working with the new administration and Congress on the details and in ensuring that any additional economic assistance is timely, targeted, and temporary.”

ArticleJan 13, 2021 - 11:15am

New Year, New Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation

The Employment and Training Administration rang in the new year by publishing half a dozen guidance documents pertaining to Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs addressed in the most recent COIVD relief package.

EventJan 05, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Small Business Update

Join U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Neil Bradley, and CO— Content Director, Jeanette Mulvey, Tuesday, January 5 at 2:00 pm ET as they discuss the aid that's now available and what small businesses need to know.

EventDec 22, 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
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Small Business Update

Congress is zeroing in on a new coronavirus relief deal that will include a new round of funds for small businesses across the country.

ReportDec 22, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has issued this guide and cheat sheet to help small businesses and self-employed individuals prepare to file for a loan from the CARES Act's Paycheck Protection Program.

Above the FoldDec 22, 2020 - 11:30am
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Improved North American Coordination on Essential Functions Policy Simply Cannot Wait

USMCA can help the U.S., Canada and Mexico harmonize continental essential services policy through the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Press ReleaseDec 22, 2020 - 8:45am

U.S. Chamber Commends Congress Passing Bipartisan Measures to Protect Creators, Manufacturers, Consumers, and Jobs

Protect Lawful Streaming Act, Case Act, and Trademark Modernization Act are a trifecta of wins for America’s innovators, creators, and consumers.

Above the FoldDec 22, 2020 - 8:00am
Vaccine Article - COVID Vaccine held by healthcare worker (soft focus)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

Here’s what you need to know about the process, the expected timelines, and what it means for you.

Press ReleaseDec 22, 2020 - 7:00am

U.S. Chamber CEO Commends Passage of Pandemic Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement on the passage of pandemic relief legislation.

Letters to CongressDec 21, 2020 - 4:15pm

Key Vote Letter on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 133, the COVID-19 Relief Package

This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, supporting the Senate Amendment to H.R. 133, the omnibus COVID-19 relief legislative package.