Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) congratulated Marvin Kaplan on his appointment to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). RILA’s Vice President of Government Affairs Evan Armstrong issued the following statement:
“RILA congratulates Marvin Kaplan on the approval of his nomination to the NLRB. Marvin has a deep knowledge of the law and an ability to balance the interests of employees and employers. Retail supports more than 42 million American jobs and as RILA members are our some of our nation’s largest employers, a full and complete NLRB has been one of our top priorities. We thank Senate leadership for a seamless nomination process.”
RILA is the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers domestically and abroad.