Business, labor disagree on guest workers

Business, labor disagree on guest workers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Unions and business agree on the need to reform U.S. immigration law but disagree on the issue of guest workers permitted into the country, the two sides said.

Big changes for family leave act in 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- New provisions to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act would expand eligibility to U.S. military families while tightening restrictions for others.

Professional visa cap may hamper growth

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Without swift intervention by Congress, the number of foreign professionals working in the United States will fall drastically next year. The question, however,
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Businesses call for more U.S. visas

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tuesday urged Congress to allow more foreign professionals to obtain U.S. work visas.

The rally to increase minimum wage

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- It's never been easy making a living being a cashier at Wal-Mart or flipping burgers at McDonald's. But for those making the least amount per hour that the gove
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Immigration law changes costing businesses

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned Tuesday changes in the immigration system are causing businesses to lose money.

CFR: Immigration a political priority

CHICAGO, June 10 (UPI) -- The Chicago arm of the Council on Foreign Relations said Thursday immigration must be a priority issue for the White House.

U.S. businesses call for more tax cuts

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Further tax cuts are necessary to keep the U.S. economy afloat, particularly as downside risks to economic growth remain, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's chief economist said Thursday.
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