NCASEF Statement On U.S. Attorney’s Indictment
June 18, 2013 (Tucson, AZ) — Bruce Maples, Chairman of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees, released a statement today in response to two indictments filed yesterday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York against up to nine independent 7-Eleven franchisees and managers:
“Members of the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees pledge to observe the highest standards of competency, fairness, and integrity in the conduct of their relations as franchised owners of 7-Eleven stores. Every franchisee is an independent contractor, and solely controls the operation of their store(s). The National Coalition expects every member of our organization to operate their stores in an ethical and honest manner, in accordance with all U.S. laws and consistent with the 7-Eleven franchise agreement.
About the NCASEF
The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees is the national trade group for 7-Eleven storeowners in the U.S., representing the interests of almost 4,700 convenience store owners whose nearly 5,900 franchise-owned stores employ over 40,000 workers.
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