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Topic - Thomas J. Donohue
Polls show most Americans prefer to see legal immigration kept steady or reduced, rather than increased, believing more immigration will lead to competition for jobs. But Chamber President Thomas J. Donohue said Americans shouldn't be worried.
San Antonio Express-News. Jan. 14, 2014.
The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday the group will use all of its influence to persuade Congress to pass immigration reform this year.
President Obama is "shattering all records" for imposing new and costly regulations on businesses, and Senate Democrats' elimination of the filibuster for presidential nominees will only worsen the problem, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue said Tuesday.
The legal arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that invalidated President Obama's controversial recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.
Big Business and Big Labor cleared a big hurdle Thursday, as the Chamber of Commerce and AFL-CIO agreed in principle on a plan to allow "lesser skilled" immigrants to work in the U.S. legally, a key sticking point for a final deal on overhauling the nation's immigration laws.
Army reservist Ryan Nelson has been to more than 20 job fairs in the past few months, hoping to get stable employment, but he is finding it difficult to make the transition from a military career to civilian work.
I was disappointed that The Washington Times recently perpetuated the type of bigotry that has kept too many people with disabilities out of American workplaces and mainstream society ("Holder's 'severe mental deficiency,' " Comment & Analysis, Aug. 23). The Times' editorial attacking the Justice Department's efforts to include people with disabilities in its workforce is disturbing. Its assumption that people with disabilities are incompetent employees -- a baseless stereotype -- demonstrates the very reason why it is important to have efforts like that in which the Justice Department is engaged.
The head of the nation's largest business lobby on Monday said the Obama administration's heavy regulatory hand was "making it difficult" for the business community.
In his annual speech on the state of American business, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue criticized President Obama for a weak election-year economic agenda and an "avalanche" of new regulations.
President Obama on Tuesday nominated businessman and environmentalist John E. Bryson to lead the Commerce Department.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday called on Congress to speed up its efforts to reform federal education policy and released a broad outline of priorities it says are crucial to student success across the country.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said Tuesday he "was cautiously" optimistic about the state of the economy and outlined a four-point plan to put jobless Americans back to work.
The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tuesday praised what he called a "new tone" in the Obama administration's dealings with the business community but warned that rising energy prices, the new health care law and a "regulatory tsunami" continue to hurt businesses and slow the drive to create more jobs.
Moderate Democrats and the business community on Thursday hailed President Obama's choice of banking executive William Daley as his next chief of staff while some progressive activists balked at the return of a centrist Washington veteran whom they warned would alienate Mr. Obama's left flank ahead of 2012.
"Immigrants do not typically compete with Americans for jobs, and, in fact, create more jobs through entrepreneurship, economic activity, and tax revenues," Mr. Donohue said. "Immigrants serve as a complement to U.S.-born workers and can help fill labor shortages across the skill spectrum and in key sectors."
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas J. Donohue said Monday that Congress must get back to the issue of immigration, arguing that businesses need an influx of immigrant labor because American workers aren't available.