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NCL statement on the new NLRB appointees

January 5, 2012

NCL welcomes three new appointees to the NLRB.

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NCL statement on the new FDA limits on antibiotic use in livestock

January 5, 2012

NCL applauds the FDA for banning the extralabel use of cephalosporin antibiotics in certain livestock.

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NCL applauds appointment of Richard Cordray to head CFPB

January 4, 2012

The National Consumers League today applauded President Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

 

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Consumer group calling on Walmart, Cooper Tires to improve treatment of workers

December 19, 2011

NCL urges Walmart and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. to improve their commitment to workers rights and health.

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NCL statement on NLRB nominees

December 16, 2011

NCL is applauding the nomination by President Obama of Sharon Block and Richard Griffin to fill the vacancies at the National Labor Relations Board.

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NCL, consumer groups oppose a rider that defunds lighting efficiency standards

December 15, 2011

NCL is partnering with other consumer groups to urge Congress to oppose any rider that would hinder the Dept. of Energy's enforcement of light bulb energy efficiency.

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Consumer group urging FDA to drop sodium’s status as 'safe'

December 15, 2011

In comments filed with the FDA and the Food Safety Inspection Service, NCL is strongly urging the government to revoke sodium’s long-standing status as Generally Recognized as Safe, a strong action geared toward reducing expected to reduce Americans’ sodium consumption.

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NCL statement on Senate vote on nomination of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

December 6, 2011

The National Consumers League is urging the United States Senate to vote in favor of confirming Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It could vote as early as tomorrow.

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Tips for gifting tickets for the holidays

December 5, 2011

NCL teaming up with the Fan Freedom Project to warn consumers of ticket giving pitfalls this holiday season.

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Advocacy group warning seasonal workers: don’t fall victim to wage theft

November 28, 2011

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, retailers across the country are taking on extra help to manage the holiday crowds. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, retailers hired more than 18,000 new workers in October alone. This holiday season, NCL is issuing a reminder to the thousands of part-time and seasonal workers of their rights and protections under federal labor laws and warning them about the prevalence of abuses in the workplace.

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