The U.S. Chamber has launched a comprehensive competitiveness agenda that provides a roadmap to American success in the 21st century. The Chamber is working on the key competitiveness issues facing America, frankly assessing our country's strengths and weaknesses and outlining the public policies we must pursue to win in the worldwide economy.
Now that health care reform legislation with a true price tag of nearly $2 trillion is the law of the land, many small business owners are asking how they will be impacted. The answer is to expect higher costs and more mandates.
The U.S. Chamber is committed to pro-growth tax policies that preserve America's global competitiveness and is opposed to tax increases that reduce businesses' ability to grow, invest, and create jobs.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce remains committed to working with Congress to achieve meaningful climate change legislation that provides a stable and growing economy, and promotes the development of new sources of energy and technologies across a range of industries.
The U.S. Chamber strongly supports the right of workers to voluntarily join unions under fair and democratic rules. We are determined to block labor's legislative initiatives, expose abusive pension fund schemes, and oppose abusive union organizing tactics.
A dramatic increase in burdensome regulation is causing tremendous uncertainty for business owners around the country. The path to recovery lies in bringing certainty to the regulatory environment and putting in place smart policies that allow American businesses and the economy to grow.
America's litigation system is the world's most expensive, costing the average family more than $3,200 per year. America's legal crisis is putting employees out of work, raising consumer prices, driving down shareholder value and bankrupting companies.