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.
To fill open jobs needed today—and in the years to come—employers can double down on reskilling and upskilling their current workforce to remain globally competitive.
In this year’s State of American Business keynote address, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Suzanne P. Clark called for a commitment to an “Agenda for American Strength” that affirms America’s position as a global power for good and unleashes the innovating, problem-solving power of business to address society’s greatest challenges.
What the data tells us
Supporting and Hiring Individuals with Disabilities
Despite ADA protections, federal tax incentives, and private sector opportunity programs, millions of individuals with disabilities looking for work remain unemployed.
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U.S. Chamber members range from the small businesses and local chambers of commerce that line the Main Streets of America to leading industry associations and large corporations.
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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.
America Works Initiative
Helping your company and our country solve our workforce challenges.
Employers must adapt and government can pass commonsense immigration reform. Businesses and government can get workers off the sidelines by working together.
Small business advice from CO—
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The FTC’s proposed noncompete ban will have wide-reaching impacts across our economy. Here’s what businesses are telling us about how they would be impacted.
The middle market embraces remote work
Workforce special report examines impacts of evolving work dynamics on employers, employees and physical workplaces in the middle market
Veterans and military spouses make up a highly educated and diverse talent pool. Explore the data behind how hiring them can help fill the country's millions of open jobs, and the benefits this community can bring to businesses.
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate supporting S. 1486, the “Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA),” and the addition of PWFA to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of FY2023.
The U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Talent Pipeline Management program is a data-driven approach to developing talent, helping to build a strong workforce.
Jaimie Francis, vice president of policy and programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, explains how employers can develop and discover workers in their community with the Talent Pipeline Management program.