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.
August 9, 2023: Last year the first ever federal fashion bill, The FABRIC Act, was introduced in Congress, and it will be reintroduced this September. However, the intersection between labor rights, legislation, and the garment industry is far from new.
Featured Advocacy Letters
NCL recently submitted comments regarding the Proposed Rule, Medication Guides: Patient Medication Information, that we believe will greatly improve the information patients receive with their prescription medicines.
Featured Press Releases
The National Consumers League NCL recently submitted a letter to the U.S. House and Senate leadership expressing our collective support for PBM reforms to improve consumer and patient access to biosimilars.
Last week, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee advanced the five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration. The legislation does contain some victories for consumers, it does not contain the deep reforms of an uncompetitive industry that are sorely needed.
Reports of scams tied to cryptocurrencies drove a significant increase in median losses in 2022, according to the National Consumers League’s annual Top Ten Scams report. The report, published annually, analyzed more than 3,500 consumer fraud complaints filed with NCL’s Fraud.org campaign last year.