NCL denounces H.R. 2587 which would eliminate key worker protections, legalize retaliation against workers for exercising their rights
July 26, 2011
In a statement released today, the National Consumers League announced its opposition to H.R 2587, which would undermine the National Labor Relations Act's ability to protect workers from unfair labor practices.
National Consumers League hails the launch of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; first ever agency to provide consumers with protections in financial transactions
July 25, 2011
NCL hails the opening of the CFPB as a much needed win for the financial interests of average Americans.
July 14, 2011
NCL joins with STOP, CSPI, CFA, and Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention to recognize beef company’s decision to begin testing non-O157:H7 STECs.
NCL statement on Senate Commerce Committee Cramming Report and recent FCC proposal to address mystery fees
July 13, 2011
Chairman Rockefeller’s report on the impact of cramming on landline phone bills confirms advocates' fears about the extent of the problem. As reported by the Federal Communications Commission, this is an issue that touches tens of millions of households, with few even aware that they are victims. In this statement from NCL Executive Director Sally Greenberg, she explains how the FCC’s proposed rules to increase disclosure requirements and require free third-party billing blocking do not go far enough.
July 7, 2011
Bill would bring needed transparency to market for 4G mobile broadband
June 20, 2011
The Supreme Court today continued its disappointing assault on the interests of consumers and workers, as in its previous decisions in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion and AT&T v. Hulteen. Today, a divided Court in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes et al found that the rights of consumers and workers matter less than those of the nation’s largest corporations.
June 16, 2011
According to new consumer survey data, the vast majority of Americans do not believe that 12- and 13-year-old children should be allowed to perform arduous agricultural work for long hours in the fields, and would not allow their own children to do commercial farm work at the young ages the government currently allows.
June 15, 2011
The National Consumers League today released the following statement applauding Senators Al Franken and Richard Blumenthal for the introduction of the “Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011.”
June 14, 2011
Con artists targeting different aged victims with variations of scam; Fake Checks overall remains #1 complaint to NCL's Fraud Center
June 14, 2011
Group says 40,000 table saw injuries each year can be ‘virtually eliminated’ with regulatory action.