CBIA Policy Councils:
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Select a policy council that fits your objectives—then roll up your sleeves, meet like-minded people, and get active. CBIA team members who share your vision run each group. Start making a difference today.
Business Law & Liability Council
Consisting of attorneys specializing in this area of business law, this group identifies and provides input on legislative actions and court rulings impacting business liability costs. Members meet with legislators, provide input for amicus briefs, and often provide testimony at public hearings to further business-friendly policies.
We develop strategies to fuel industry job growth and timely introduction of new medicines, medical devices, and innovative products, and communicate with policymakers.
E2: Energy & Environment Council
E2 is a dynamic group of business leaders working collaboratively to drive public policy involving energy and environmental issues. We stay up-to-date on compliance requirements and assist CBIA in developing and advocating policy positions.
Composed of public policy and government affairs professionals, this group guides policy development and provides a forum for discussing critical policy and political issues facing Connecticut employers.
Labor & Employment
Consisting of attorneys and senior human resource managers, the council identifies and provides input on legislation and court rulings affecting labor and employment law and workers’ compensation issues. Members meet with legislators, provide input for amicus briefs, and often provide testimony at public hearings.
This group of policy experts and executives from businesses, trade associations, and chambers of commerce meet each Monday morning during the General Assembly session to review legislative developments, plan strategy, and build coalitions.
Consisting of managers from member companies with occupational safety and health loss/control responsibilities, this board provides input for our programs and events, discusses new compliance requirements, and assists in developing CBIA positions on safety and health policies.
Composed of tax experts within the membership representing various industries, as well as tax practitioners, the group generally meets quarterly, although additional meetings may be scheduled during the legislative session to make recommendations concerning Connecticut tax policy.
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