Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, the trade association for today's most recognized and innovative retail brands, released a statement following the House Education and the Workforce joint subcommittee hearing on the Save Local Business Act (H.R. 3441):
"We thank the House Education and Workforce Committee for holding today's hearing to listen to the concerns of America's job creators. The NLRB's decision to overturn decades of sound law stifles employee growth and innovation throughout our retail supply chain and American industry at large. As retailers seek clarity on this issue, we look forward to working with Congress to support a clear definition of joint employment that will help us grow and create jobs across the country," said Evan Armstrong, vice president of government affairs for the Retail Industry Leaders Association.
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.