Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce
The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas is the leading voice for business at the State Capitol and serves as the primary business advocate on all issues affecting Arkansas employers Our mission is to promote a pro-business, free-enterprise agenda and prevent anti-business legislation, regulations and rules.
We work on issues that affect you and your employees around the clock. In Washington, D.C. and right here at home, the State Chamber is your advocate on issues such as the Employee Free Choice Act, health care, regulatory issues and workers’ compensation. Supporting the State Chamber is an investment in Arkansas’s future. By working with the State Chamber, businesses unite and achieve goals that simply would not be possible if each were working alone.
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Today is the 100th day of reporting on the pandemic. New case number is high today, 806, but was predictable. Cumulative total increased from 25,246 to 26,052 Net gain of 36 hospitalized raising the total to 394. Four new deaths increase total to 309. Top counties with new cases: Pulaski 104, Washington 78, Sebastian 56,…
Now more than ever it is incumbent on every employer to carefully monitor and scrutinize all correspondence from the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS). If you haven’t already, be sure to sign up for electronic correspondence from ADWS. Otherwise, you will likely not know about unemployment insurance claims until your mail arrives, is opened,…
Case Update: Yesterday the state’s cumulative case total was 24,253. Today we have 259 new cases raising our total to 24,512. We had a net gain of 32 hospitalizations raising the total hospitalized to 369. This is the expected lagging indicator from last week’s spike in cases. We have had nine new deaths raising our…
Leadership Arkansas Class XIV will hold their Leadership, Planning & Graduation Session Sept. 17-18, 2020 in Little Rock.
Classmates will pull on their proverbial gowns and parade through the streets. But before they do, this now-cohesive unit will examine the miles they’ve traveled and make plans for the future. Joined by 13 years of alumni, the class will take their place in a long line of graduates and become a part of this accomplished group. Highlighting the series of events will be some of Arkansas’s most accomplished leaders.
The State Chamber/AIA will broadcast Leadercast Live 2020 Positive Disruption from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Holiday Inn Little Rock Airport Conference Center located at 3201 Bankhead Drive. Tickets are $89 per person or $80 per person for groups of 10 or more. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.arkansasstatechamber.com/leadercast, or contact Shelley Short at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-210-4206. If you company is interested in helping sponsor this event, contact Bill Watson at email@example.com or 501-802-1740.