WASHINGTON, January 25, 2013 – The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green on the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision in Noel Canning v. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB):
“Today’s court decision is a huge victory for America’s small business owners, chain restaurant operators and franchisees.
“NCCR applauds the well-reasoned decision and we hope that it provides the President and Congress the opening they need to find common ground on workforce and labor policy which appropriately balances the rights of employers and employees.
“The court should be commended for its unanimous decision reaffirming the Senate’s constitutional authority and responsibility to provide advice and consent on executive appointments.”
The National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) is the leading trade association exclusively representing chain restaurant companies. For more than 40 years, NCCR has worked to advance sound public policy that best serves the interests of restaurant businesses and the millions of people they employ. NCCR members include the country's most-respected quick-service and table-service chains. NCCR is a division of the National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade group.