First Lady Calls on Nation’s Largest Employers to Make Career Opportunities More Accessible to Military Spouses

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes welcomed First Lady Jill Biden Wednesday to its end-of-year meeting with Veteran Employment Advisory Council members. Dr. Biden called on America’s largest employers in attendance to take the necessary steps needed to make employment opportunities more accessible to the military community.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Receives More Than $6 Million to Help Solve America’s Workforce Challenges

As America faces its biggest labor shortage in decades, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today announced $6.3 million in grant funding from Walmart, Lumina Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Charles Koch Foundation to support programs that remove barriers to work and enable Americans to find and keep jobs, and that ensure the economy has the workforce it needs to grow and prosper now and in the future.