The chamber announced Thursday morning that it has created the Institute for Workforce Excellence after its annual survey showed growing concern by employers over their ability to find qualified job applicants.
The statewide business group announced its lobbying agenda Monday—and it includes support for passing a hate-crimes bill and increasing the cigarette tax. Another priority involves the state's superintendent of public instruction.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday announced it would support the passage of a state law against bias crimes, marking the first time the organization has taken an official position on the issue.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced Thursday that its board of directors has voted "overwhelmingly" to support expanding the state’s civil rights law to include protection for sexual orientation and gender identity.