Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
Business Roundtable believes the CEO pay ratio rule should be changed to exclude employees located outside of the United States in determining the median employee. Doing so would create a more consistent common denominator in the many variables that exist in formulating the ratio. In addition, BRT suggests that non-full time employees be exempt from the rule to provide some protection against distorted results.
Business Roundtable appreciates the opportunity to provide comments and contribute to the performance review of U.S. trade and investment agreements by the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative.
Business Roundtable joins 23 business associations in urging the U.S. Treasury to quickly delay onerous documentation requirements required by Section 385 rules.
The nation’s tax system is in urgent need of reform to boost economic growth, global competitiveness for American companies, and bring about meaningful improvements in the incomes of American families through higher wages and more and better paying American jobs.
Business Roundtable supports a light-touch regulatory framework for broadband Internet access (“broadband”) service, as the FCC revisits its 2015 order to classify broadband service.
H.R. 2842, the Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act, is a thoughtful approach for encouraging companies to hire recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
Now is the time to shift from listening to action. We urge you to undertake this effort with the highest priority and move forward with pro-growth legislation that will put America on a path of accelerated economic growth with higher wages and greater employment opportunities for all Americans.
The regulations effectively increase tax burdens, impede economic growth, and saddle American businesses with onerous fines, complicated forms, and frustration.
On behalf of Business Roundtable, I am writing to express our support for your Administration’s efforts to modernize and strengthen the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as well as to share our priorities for the negotiations.
We believe that the MGT Act promotes sound policies that advance public and private sector priorities. By investing in innovative technologies and strengthening federal cybersecurity, the federal government can ensure its delivery of enhanced essential services.
Business Roundtable commends the Administration for its commitment to creating an investment climate conducive to economic growth and the accelerated creation of high-quality jobs. EPA’s request for comments to inform the deliberations of its Regulatory Reform Task Force is one of a series of important actions by the Administration to implement its regulatory reform agenda.
Businesses commonly find themselves subject to two or more regulatory agencies exercising concurrent jurisdiction over a single issue. This problem is prevalent throughout government, as we document in the attached, which identifies specific examples of problematic agency duplication.