Labor, Immigration and Employee Benefits

The Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits Division facilitates the use of two policy committees (Labor Relations Committee and Employee Benefits Committee) composed of Chamber members that formulate and analyze the Chamber's policy in the areas of labor law, immigration, pension and health care.

The Division regularly interacts with Congressional staff, numerous Federal agencies and many national coalitions (some of which are chaired by the Chamber) to help define and shape national labor, immigration and employee benefit policy.

 

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and the Chamber stands ready to work with policymakers, government, and members of civil society to eliminate the scourge of human trafficking. Read our latest report, Eliminating Human Trafficking: A Case for Corporate Self-Regulation, to learn more. 

Recent Activity

ArticleFeb 05, 2018 - 1:15pm

How Walmart is Combating Human Trafficking

Walmart believes that all people deserve safe, healthy, working conditions and is fighting human trafficking.

ArticleJan 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Here's 5 Ways Businesses Can Stop Human Trafficking

5 Ways Businesses Can Help End Human Trafficking For Good

January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and in an effort to shed light on this horrific epidemic, the U.S. Chamber Task Force to Eradicate Human Trafficking stands ready to work with policymakers, government, and members of civil society to eliminate the scourge of human trafficking.

In the NewsJan 17, 2018 - 10:45am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce to push Trump, Congress to raise the gas tax to fund infrastructure

The story previews the Chamber’s proposal, which will recommend increasing the gas tax by 25 cents over 5 years, encouraging additional private investments in infrastructure projects, streamlining the permitting process, and growing the workforce.

Above the FoldDec 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Why You Should Care About the Multiemployer Pension Crisis

Over 1 million retirees are in danger of losing benefits because the plans that pay them will go bankrupt.

LetterDec 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

Letter to Chairman Brady and Ranking Member Neal on Bills Introduced to Delay PPACA Taxes

On December 14th, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sent this letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal regarding bills recently introduced to delay PPACA taxes imposed on health insurance premiums, medical devices, businesses, and consumers.       December 14, 2017  

CommentDec 11, 2017 - 1:45pm

Comments to the DOL Regarding Extension of Applicability Date for Claims Procedure for Plans Providing Disability Benefits

On December 11th, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce submitted this comment letter to the Department of Labor in response to the agency’s request for data and information regarding the proposed Extension of Applicability Date for Claims Procedure for Plans Providing Disability Benefits.