LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY

Employment

Issue Expert

Megan Baker

Public Policy Director
Georgia Chamber of Commerce

mbaker@gachamber.com

Background

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce seeks to maintain a harmonious balance in the relationship between employees and employers in our state. The Chamber works to ensure policies are created that benefit the employer-employee relationship and allow business to be competitive with their workforce.

The Chamber supports:

  • Efforts to strengthen and protect Georgia’s “Right to Work” law and employment-at-will doctrine.
  • Employees having appropriate information readily available to them regarding their rights and that their safety is protected during union organizing efforts or demonstrations.
  • Continuing to make substantive changes to the worker’s compensation system that promote balance for employees and employers.
  • Safe, healthy, and productive work environments, which are conducive to efficiencies, morale and speed-to-market.
  • Legislation and policies that ensure a balanced and equitable system of handling claims for on the job injuries.
  • Legislation that allows market force principles to work in the state’s economy.
  • Free and fair trade agreements to expand worldwide market access to U.S. companies and their products.
  • Efforts to promote rural economic development through education, training, infrastructure, and regional cooperation.

To take action contact your local representative.
View Scorecard

Position

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce seeks to maintain a harmonious balance in the relationship between employees and employers in our state. The Chamber works to ensure policies are created that benefit the employer-employee relationship and allow business to be competitive with their workforce.

Key Priorities

  • Preserve Georgia’s employment-at-will doctrine and strengthen the state’s right-to-work status.
  • Continue to make substantive changes to the workers’ compensation system that promote balance for employers and employees.

Latest Updates

The latest Employment updates for the state of Georgia.

April 22, 2016 - 5:58 pm
By Keisha Hines 0 Comments
In April, the Business &…
April 22, 2016 - 5:57 pm
By Keisha Hines 0 Comments
Both employers and students stand…
April 22, 2016 - 5:55 pm
By Keisha Hines 0 Comments
An effort to protect small…
April 13, 2016 - 11:58 am
By Keisha Hines 0 Comments
Georgia Chamber leads conversation urging…

Take Action


Government Affairs team is committed to connecting world-class expertise to policymakers at all levels of government, aiding in their work to enhance Georgia's economic vitality and quality of life.

Elizabeth Harwood

Senior Government Affairs Manager
Georgia Chamber of Commerce

Cosby Johnson

Senior Government Affairs Manager
Georgia Chamber of Commerce

David Raynor

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
Georgia Chamber of Commerce



Supporting Sites

The Scoop

To take action contact your local representative.
View Scorecard