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Being an employer in today’s market isn’t just about hiring and firing, but about making sure you’re recruiting the right people for the job, rewarding and retaining your best people, and keeping an eye on the future of the workforce. Our Employer Toolkit will help you navigate all of these issues and provide the resources to drive your business and employees towards success.


2013 Analysis of Workers’ Compensation Laws (Available for Purchase)
Changes to workers' compensation laws could significantly impact your business. Don't get caught off guard! Stay on top of today's complex statutes with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's 2013 Analysis of Workers' Compensation Laws—a comprehensive, annual publication detailing state and provincial laws and indemnity benefits. The Analysis tracks the laws in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, and federal, provincial, and territorial laws of Canada.

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Institute for Organization Management

Institute for Organization Management is the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Institute was designed to enhance individual performance, elevate professional standards, and recognize association, chamber of commerce, and other nonprofit professionals who demonstrate the knowledge essential to the practice of nonprofit management.

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Navigating Obesity: A Road Map for Prevention

Worldwide, obesity rates have nearly doubled since 1980. In the United States, 35.7% of adults are obese. In a 2008 study, medical costs associated with obesity in the United States were estimated at $147 billion. Americans must care about obesity because healthy citizens are key to our future growth and competitiveness. By reducing obesity, our nation can reduce health care costs, improve educational outcomes, and increase the productivity of our workers and our consumers.

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For more information, visit the Workplace Wellness Toolkit.


Corporate Citizenship Center


  • Business for Good Map

    We know businesses make a positive difference around the globe. Our knowledge is now yours. The Business for Good Map is your tool to learn where and how companies invest in creating a better, more sustainable world.
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  • Corporate Responsibility 3.0: Good and Networked

    Conditions are now ripe for a real breakthrough in the effectiveness of corporate responsibility–CR 3.0: the Network Effect.

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  • U.S. Job Creation During This Decade: Where Recovery Is Happening

    U.S. Job Creation During This Decade examines how various industries fared after the economic crisis of 2007, and how businesses fostered recovery through market development, indirect job creation, and entrepreneurship development programs.

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