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ArticleMay 17, 2018 - 11:00am
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Your Retirement May be In the Future but the Time to Update the Laws is Today

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) was passed in 1974 and over the years has proven to be largely successful...

ArticleMay 17, 2018 - 10:00am
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“Workplace Democracy” Act Introduced

As observers of labor policy know quite well, organized labor is at its lowest point since the mid-1930s, and unions and their allies...

ArticleMay 11, 2018 - 10:30am
Right to Work Law: The Economic Evidence

Right-to-Work Laws: The Economic Evidence (2018 Update)

In the years since the passage of the 1947 passage of the Taft-Hartley Act that permitted states to pass right-to-work laws, numerous...

ArticleApr 30, 2018 - 4:15pm

Small Business Week is a Go! Who Better to Kick it Off with than Linda McMahon

Tom Sullivan, vice president of small business policy at the Chamber, met with SBA head Linda McMahon to pick her brain on small business.

ArticleApr 25, 2018 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Report: DOL Should Revisit Legal Treatment of ‘Worker Centers’

A new report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Employment Policy Division urges the U.S. Department of Labor to revisit...

ArticleApr 11, 2018 - 5:15pm
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Don’t Forget this Retirement Asset… Your Employer-Provided Retirement Plan

For most employees, one of their largest retirement assets is an employer-provided retirement plan...

ArticleApr 04, 2018 - 3:00pm
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SEIU Slashes Fight for $15 Funding

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) recently submitted its annual financial report for 2017...

ArticleMar 26, 2018 - 3:45pm
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SEIU Resists McDonald’s Settlement

A significant case at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) involving the McDonald’s Corporation has taken a new turn that could lead...

ArticleMar 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

A Victory for Plan Sponsors

For almost a decade the Chamber has been warning the Department of Labor (DOL) of the dire consequences that would result from its rule...

ArticleMar 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
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Hy-Brand Appeals NLRB Reversal

A company involved in a controversial case at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)—Hy-Brand—filed a Motion to Reconsider...