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 CO— Strategy Studio event, Erin Pash, CEO and founder of the Ellie Mental Health franchise, discussed steps businesses can take to optimize hybrid work arrangements.
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.
Small business advice from CO—
- WorkforceTalent ForwardWednesday, October 0409:00 AM EDT - 03:00 PM EDT
- Environment and SustainabilitySustainability and Circular Economy Summit 2023Thursday, October 05 - Friday, October 0609:00 AM EDT - 12:30 PM EDT
- Small BusinessAmerica's Top Small Business Summit: Ready. Set. Scale.Thursday, October 1909:00 AM EDT - 01:30 PM EDT
This Hill letter was sent to Representatives Salud Carbajal and Lori Chavez-DeRemer, supporting their bill, H.R. 4571, the "Child Care Investment Act of 2023."
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 Health Services, Professional and Business Services, Trade, and Accommodation and Food Services industries have the highest numbers of job openings.
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.
America’s woefully inadequate immigration system is directly contributing to the worker shortage crisis and hindering American business operations.
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, urges the rejection of cloture on the nomination of Ms. Gwynne Wilcox to another term on the National Labor Relations Board, until a Republican NLRB member is named and reported out of the Senate HELP Committee.
The National Labor Relations Board sets its sights on employee handbooks including provisions that prohibit profanity in the workplace.
The Next-Gen internship program strives to inspire the next generation of business leaders. Meet the distinguished 2023 cohort.
This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on the Fiscal Year 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations legislation.