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Workforce

When businesses can find and retain the right people to innovate, compete, and grow—and when people have the skills and opportunities to put their talent to work—there’s no limit to what we can all achieve.

America Works Initiative

America Works Initiative

Helping your company and our country solve our workforce challenges.

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Understanding America's Labor Shortage: Childcare

Data Deep Dive: A Decline of Women in the Workforce

Data Deep Dive: A Decline of Women in the Workforce

Data show that women who left the labor force during the pandemic, often to take on childcare duties, have not yet returned.

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Immigration Data Center

Immigration Data Center

Report

America’s woefully inadequate immigration system is directly contributing to the worker shortage crisis and hindering American business operations.

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Our Work

The U.S. Chamber believes we must quickly address a double-dose of workforce challenges. There are too many people without jobs and too many jobs without people. We are working to build a modern, adaptive workforce to meet the needs of today and to compete for the future. Through the America Works initiative, advocacy for effective education and training policy, the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s successful employer-led programs, and support for public-private partnerships, we create pathways for people and businesses alike to pursue their dreams and achieve their potential.

How Reskilling and Upskilling Can Bolster Workplace Success

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To reinvigorate the economy and promote workforce success, many companies are turning toward reskilling and upskilling for in-demand positions.

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