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

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.

Above the FoldNov 16, 2017 - 12:45pm
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From Dream Job to Possible Deportation, a DREAMer Confronts the Unknown

Nearly 800,000 young immigrants that face deportation if DACA is completely rescinded and Congress fails to act.