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Spotlight on Small Business
- Small Business
Small Businesses Are Wary, Resilient Amid Inflation, Credit Concerns
By Thomas M. Sullivan
Small Business Exporters Fuel Jobs, Growth in America’s Heartland
All across America, small and medium-sized exporters are flourishing, selling their products to international customers, gaining market share—and creating jobs. Here are three of them.
By Thaddeus Swanek
- Employment Policy
SCOTUS Rules NLRA Doesn’t Always Protect Bad Behavior
By Sean P. Redmond
New Analysis Highlights Flaws with EPA Power Plant Proposal
By Matt Letourneau
Chamber OnDemand Highlights: Navigating Business in 2023
Deep Dives on Workforce Data
We believe in the power of business to improve society and create a brighter future for people, communities, and our country.
- Americans Deserve a Transparent and Accountable FTCThe Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recent actions are alarming and pose a serious threat to our economy.
- America Works InitiativeWe are calling on elected officials and the federal and state level to take immediate action to help address this national economic crisis.
- Equality of Opportunity InitiativeThe EOI agenda advances real solutions through private sector initiatives, and policy advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels.
- Antitrust Laws: Promoting Competition and Free MarketsCritically important but commonly misunderstood, antitrust laws are meant to promote competition and protect consumers. Here’s everything you need to know.
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- Corporate Social ResponsibilityThe Role of Public-Private Partnerships to Combat Human TraffickingMonday, July 1708:30 AM EDT - 01:45 PM EDT
- WorkforceT3 Innovation Network’s Mid-Year MeetingWednesday, July 1908:00 AM EDT - 06:00 PM EDT
- EconomySwing and a Miss: SEC’s Swing Pricing Proposal Is a Strikeout for InvestorsThursday, July 2009:00 AM EDT - 10:30 AM EDT
- TechnologyInformation and news for businesses about the latest advances in technology.
- WorkforceInformation on how businesses can adapt their workforce development and management strategies to deal with the changing labor market.
- Supply ChainInformation and news about the latest developments in the global supply chain.
Capturing the current state of the U.S. workforce.
Workforce participation remains below pre-pandemic levels. We have 1.9 million fewer Americans working today compared to February of 2020.
The Health Services, Professional and Business Services, Trade, and Accommodation and Food Services industries have the highest numbers of job openings.
The rule would change what water features fall under federal jurisdiction, creating new expenses and enforcement risks for farmers, business owners, and home builders with plans to use their land.
Every state is facing an unprecedented challenge finding workers to fill open jobs. Learn which states have been impacted the most by the nation’s worker shortage crisis.
The 111th International Labor Conference adopted a new standard on apprenticeships and new conclusions on labor protection and a just transition.
Every week the U.S. Chamber's Vice President of Small Business Policy Tom Sullivan summarizes the latest data and what it means for the health of America's small businesses.
Inflation remains the top concern for a majority of small business owners (54%) according to a recent poll by the Chamber. In comparison, other issues like rising interest rates, revenue, and supply chain issues remain second-tier worries.
The FTC is suing the retail giant for what the agency calls 'non-consensual subscriptions and cancellation trickery.' Is the FTC substituting its judgment for how Amazon should interact with customers?