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E.g., 06/03/2015
June 2, 2015

The National Retail Federation today announced the hiring of Mark Mathews as vice president of research development and industry analysis. Mathews will develop, evaluate and direct research initiatives for NRF’s Retail Research and Analysis Center which was announced in April

June 1, 2015

As a part of Walmart and the Walmart Foundation’s $100 million commitment to industry workforce development, an $800,000 grant has been awarded to the NRF Foundation. Through this grant the NRF Foundation will work with employers to determine the competencies needed in the industry and the potential for a new industry-validated credentialing program to help store and distribution center employees advance their careers.

May 29, 2015

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green pressing Congress to address the federal Renewable Fuel Standard ethanol mandate after the Environmental Protection Agency issued a long-delayed proposal on ethanol volume levels.

May 22, 2015

The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold on news that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union has ratified a five-year labor contract with the Pacific Maritime Association covering dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports:

May 22, 2015

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French praising Senate passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, which would provide a legislative framework for consideration of international trade agreements.

May 18, 2015

The Obama Administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the restaurant and retail industries and result in a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, a new National Retail Federation report showed today.

May 14, 2015

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French today applauding the Senate vote advancing consideration of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would renew Trade Promotion Authority.

May 12, 2015

International trade benefits American businesses, consumers and families, the National Retail Federation said today in a letter to Congress expressing support for the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would renew Trade Promotion Authority.

May 12, 2015

The National Retail Federation expressed deep disappointed that the Senate failed to begin consideration of trade legislation, including bipartisan legislation that would renew trade promotion authority.

May 8, 2015

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is returning to normal as officials prepare to count votes on ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement that ended months of uncertainty.

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