Policy Committees

This committee serves as NRF's technical committee on labor law and employee relations matters, and is comprised of retail industry corporate executives and independent labor counsel, as well as human resource and employee relations executives from NRF member companies and associations.
This invitation-only Council is limited to the most senior legal officers of NRF’s retail membership. The committee meets in person twice each year and participates in conference calls as-needed to discuss changes in the law, litigation trends and to share personal experiences.
The Working Group addresses the rapidly spreading restrictions on the highly popular gift cards used by many retailers.
The NRF Health and Employee Benefits Committee consists of retail benefits executives managers and directors who provide technical input on a wide range of health, pension and other benefit issues.
ITAC members include senior retail sourcing, compliance, and government relations executives and general counsels responsible for international trade, customs, and international labor issues for their companies both on the legislative and regulatory fronts.
This Subcommittee of the ITAC provides guidance and technical expertise on trade issues that specifically affect retailers of consumer products other than textiles and apparel.
This subcommittee of the ITAC formulates the industry's response to concerns involving working conditions in U.S. and international manufacturing operations and other ethical sourcing and corporate social responsibility issues.
This task force is comprised of designated representatives from NCCR chain restaurant companies, typically senior quality assurance and food safety executives. The Task Force provides a forum for members to network and share food safety information of common interest for mutual benefit.
This committee is comprised of chain restaurant senior purchasing executives and government affairs executives, and focuses on issues impacting the supply chains of chain restaurant companies. At present, the committee is focused on the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.
The NRF Policy Council is the National Retail Federation's principal policy making body on federal legislative and regulatory issues.
This Working Group provides guidance to the NRF in representing retailers on matters before Capitol Hill, the Postal Rate Commission and the United States Postal Service.
This Committee communicates existing and potential product safety problems within the retail industry and addresses emerging product safety issues by providing substantive and strategic input into the development of industry public policy.
The Small Business Retail Council (SBRC) represents and is responsive to the needs, concerns and interests of local shops, and provides the National Retail Federation’s small business members a forum to discuss the most pressing public policy issues and priorities.
The State Government Relations Council is a forum for NRF members to discuss current and emerging public policy issues at the state and local government levels.
This Council includes senior retail executives responsible for global supply chain, transportation, and logistics. The SSCC provides guidance and technical expertise on issues affecting retailers’ management and security of their international supply chains.
This Committee is comprised of senior tax executives of NRF retail member companies. The Committee examines tax legislative and regulatory policies that affect retailers and recommends policy positions for the NRF to try to achieve through their lobbying efforts.