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.
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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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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.
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Employers must adapt and government can pass commonsense immigration reform. Businesses and government can get workers off the sidelines by working together.
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The bill provides important funding for job training and other related programs for high school and higher education students.
“Workers are a key ingredient of the free enterprise system,” Says Bradley
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley today issued the following statement upon final passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, legislation reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act:
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act," and urging the House to move expeditiously so the President can quickly sign this important legislation into law.
This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to all members of the United States Senate in support of the "Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act."
The U.S. Chamber looks forward to continuing work with the administration to equip the American workforce to succeed in the modern economy.
The Military Pathways Summit provided a platform to support career transitions for service members, veterans, and military spouses.
‘Providing today’s students with meaningful opportunities means that employers will soon be able to hire more qualified workers to fill in demand jobs,’ Said Donohue
This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee ahead of their markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill tomorrow morning.
This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee ahead of their markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill tomorrow morning.
This letter was sent to all members of the United States Senate in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.
June 25, 2018
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: