NCCR Press Releases/Statements
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Congress needs to block the National Labor Relations Board from implementing controversial regulations allowing unions to hold "ambush" organizing elections, the National Council of Chain Restaurants said in a letter sent to Capitol Hill today.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Restaurant executives representing the country's largest chain restaurant companies participated in a National Council of Chain Restaurants summit in Washington, D.C. today to consider an industry advocacy plan for engaging in the debate about reforming federal ethanol standards and subsidies.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The National Retail Federation expressed strong support for legislation scheduled for a committee vote today that is intended to protect the balance of power between employers and employees during the labor organizing process.
Monday, October 17, 2011
NCCR issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on today's vote by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to establish position limits on speculative trading in a range of commodity markets:
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
NCCR and 16 of its member companies asked Congress' "supercommittee" to repeal a federal tax credit for corn-based ethanol producers and a related tariff on imported ethanol, saying the provisions drive up food prices for consumers and eliminating them could help reduce the deficit.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
NCCR announced today that OSI Restaurant Partners, one of the largest casual dining restaurant companies in the world, has become its newest member.
Sunday, July 17, 2011
NRF today voiced strong opposition to a National Labor Relations Board proposal to use administrative procedures to implement a number of provisions similar to the controversial Employee Free Choice Act that was defeated in Congress four years ago.
Monday, July 4, 2011
NCCR filed comments responding to menu labeling regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration, welcoming the proposal but asking for flexibility that would recognize differences between the restaurant industry and other foodservice sectors.
Monday, May 9, 2011
NCCR welcomed President Obama's renewed commitment to immigration reform.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
NCCR welcomed the introduction of legislation that would repeal a 45 cents-per-gallon tax credit for ethanol producers and a tariff on imported ethanol.