Manufacturers are fighting to stop a new Environmental Protection Agency plan to curb ozone that they say would deliver a devastating blow to the economy and job growth by creating tougher pollution laws.
President Obama and his advisers must think unemployment or the economy won't matter to the average voter next year. About 1 in 6 Americans either find themselves in the unemployment line or are stuck flipping burgers to get by. Wages declined last month as unemployment and inflation ticked up. The economy isn't growing, the job market is worsening, and Mr. Obama is threatening more of the same economic policies.
A majority of U.S. small businesses fear the economy is on the "wrong track" and do not plan to increase hiring in the coming year, according to a new survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Monday.
Republican candidates for president should make Boeing's fight with the National Labor Relations Board over a massive new plant near Charleston, S.C., a centerpiece of their campaigns next year, Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said Wednesday.
Businesses big and small aren't buying President Obama's claim that he's reducing the burden of costly federal regulations, a major barrier to job growth.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce claims that a National Labor Relations Board proposal to modernize and streamline union elections would tilt the playing field in favor of organized labor ("NLRB proposes fast-tracking union votes," Web, June 21). The truth is the NLRB proposal is a modest, long-overdue step to restore fairness to the system.
In a landmark decision hailed by major business groups, the Supreme Court quashed what would have been the largest class-action employment lawsuit in U.S. history, affecting potentially 1.6 million female employees of giant retailer Wal-Mart.
If anyone wants one more example of why Washington can't seem to solve the real problems facing the nation today, he need look no further than the current debate over requiring corporations to disclose political contributions when seeking government contracts.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday called for the United States and Mexico to tackle issues ranging from drug violence to aging roads and bridges that hamper trade along the countries' 2,000-mile border.