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The 2014 Alexandria Business Competitiveness Summit & Expo was the beginning of a frank conversation about how Alexandria does business and how the city can continue to be competitive in an ever-changing environment. The Summit positioned the chamber as the leader of this discussion, reinforced its business voice, bolstered its social media influence, and helped recruit four new members. It also laid the groundwork for the 2015 Business Competitiveness Summit & Expo, to expand on what was discussed in 2014 and establish additional action items to ensure that Alexandria is business-friendly and competitive.
This correspondence is provided as the Chamber’s formal comment on the proposed change to the administration of the Fair Labor Standards Act in regard to overtime wages.
This policy is designed to address and manage the number of advertising and marketing emails (referred to as “eblasts”) that are distributed by the Troy Chamber of Commerce
as well as manage incoming requests to distribute emails via the Troy Chamber’s email distribution list.
The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce policy manual describes the purpose and objective of specific operations, activities, services and governance. Provides policy direction on chamber affiliations, antitrust, apparent authority, awards selection, board and staff commitment, board member orientation, code of conduct, code of ethics, committees, confidentiality, conflict of interest, consent agenda, corporate communications, disaster management, diversity, endorsements and affinity programs, executive committee meetings, executive compensation, financial transparency, harassment and discrimination, insurance coverage and liquor liability, logo usage, meeting attendance and minutes, moonlighting, media coverage, purchasing, records retention, social media, strategic planning, website privacy, and whistleblower guidelines.
This letter from COSE to the Department of Labor (DOL) dated August 28, 2015 is in light of the importance of the proposed new overtime rules. COSE, along with their partners at the National Small Business Association (NSBA), requested that DOL extend the public comment period for a minimum of 90 days.
The Olathe Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Business Lunch Series included a program on "The Changing Role of the Journalist", a moderated session with panelists sharing about: "Learn how the job of reporting the news has evolved due to new technology, the diminishing of a true 24 hour news cycle, competition, relationships between news reporters and newsmakers, public perception, and legal issues."
An economic and workforce development partnership agreement worked out between the CBICC and Penn State, followed by the separate announcements each organization issued. Serves as a sample agreement between a university and local chamber in a university town.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce testimony by Tammy D. McCutchen, Esq. before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Hearing on “Examining the Costs and Consequences of the Administration’s Overtime Proposal”, held July 23, 2015.
The Catalyst is an eNewsletter containing business advocacy news from the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. This edition features an Action Alert with information about the proposed revision to the Fair Labor Standards Act for overtime pay.
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has prepared a sample letter you may use when submitting comments to the Department of Labor on the issue of proposed rule changes to overtime pay. We encourage you to copy and paste it into your own document and build upon it with customization on how it will impact your business, your employees, or your professional life.