https://nclnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Eden__Oct-2023.jpeg 1200 1200 Katie Brown https://nclnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/NCL-logo.png Katie Brown2023-10-10 18:47:492024-01-19 05:17:00The return of Striketober and why consumers should care
October 10, 2023: The National Consumers League has a long history of fighting for both consumers and workers alike. Founded 124 years ago, NCL’s first major policy accomplishments included the establishment of minimum wage laws and protections around child labor. In support of these goals, much of the League’s early years were centered around consumer boycotts of companies that treated their employees unfairly. Today, NCL’s support of workers’ rights remains just as critical as we find ourselves in another October with truly historic labor action.