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.

Recent Activity

LetterMay 26, 2017 - 11:15am

Letter to All Members of Congress Regarding Fiduciary Rule Implementation

On May 26, 2017, the Chamber sent this letter to the full United States Congress regarding the fiduciary rule and the Chamber’s recently released report, The Data is In: The Fiduciary Rule Will Harm Small Retirement Saver.       May 26, 2017  

LetterMay 23, 2017 - 4:45pm

Letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Hatch Regarding Health Care Reform Legislation

On May 23, 2017, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sent this letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch that outlined several legislative reform recommendations as the Senate moves forward with crafting their own proposal for the repeal and replacement of Obamacare.

LetterMay 19, 2017 - 4:30pm

Joint Letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price Regarding Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

On Friday, May 19, the Chamber, along with 7 other trade associations representing insurers, hospitals, physicians and employers, sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

LetterMay 19, 2017 - 4:30pm

Joint Letter to OMB Director Mick Mulvaney Regarding Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

On Friday, May 19, the Chamber, along with 7 additional trade associations representing insurers, hospitals, physicians and employers, sent a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney.

LetterMay 17, 2017 - 5:30pm

Letter to House HELP Subcommittee Opposing Amendments to the Food and Drug Administration Re-authorization Act of 2017

This letter was sent to the members of the House Subcommittee on Health opposing any amendments that may be offered to the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 that would allow the importation of foreign pharmaceuticals into the United States or that would undermine the preemptive authority of federal food and drug regulations. The Subcommittee is marking up the bill tomorro

LetterMay 17, 2017 - 1:45pm

Comment Letter to House HELP Subcommittee Regarding Employment Based Retirement Savings Plans

This letter was sent to the Chairman Tim Walberg and Ranking Member Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan of the House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions in advance of the  Subcommittee’s hearing entitled “Regulatory Barriers Facing Workers and Families Saving for Retirement.” The letter expresses the Chamber’s support for policies that encourage employment based retirement saving

LetterMay 09, 2017 - 5:15pm

Letter to Senate HELP Committee Opposing Amendments to S. 934, the Food and Drug Administration Re-authorization Act

This letter was sent to the members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions opposing amendments that may be offered to S. 934, the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act, that would allow the importation of foreign pharmaceuticals into the United States or that would undermine the preemptive authority of federal food and drug regulations.