November 30, 2012
The National Consumers League is stunned to learn that Hostess executives are awarding themselves bonuses totaling $1.8 million in the wake of management’s decision to close down the beloved and iconic Hostess brand of products and lay off 18,000+ workers.
November 29, 2012
Fan Freedom Project and National Consumers League warn consumers of online ticket buying pitfalls for holiday gift-giving season.
November 28, 2012
'We see a consistent pattern of indefensible and preventable loss of life in Bangladesh factories.'
November 21, 2012
As Americans return to the workplace next Monday after the long holiday weekend, advocates are reminding them to practice safe e-shopping habits in the coming weeks and year-round.
November 16, 2012
"Today is a sad day in America, and not just because of the demise of a brand that has produced iconic, well-loved treats and goods for generations, but because of the scapegoating taking place by corporate executives who are blaming brave union workers for the company’s collapse rather than taking responsibility themselves."
National Consumers League applauds House Energy and Commerce Committee for holding hearing on meningitis outbreak
November 14, 2012
NCL is commending the House Energy and Commerce Committee for holding a hearing on the outbreak of fungal meningitis caused by contaminated injectable steroids made and distributed by the New England Compounding Center.
November 13, 2012
NCL has announced its support for the hardworking members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union and the workers of the Hostess Brand factories in their strike to protect wages, benefits, and fair treatment of workers.
National Consumer Organizations Warn Consumers: Beware of Flood Vehicles in Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Tips for avoiding hazardous, contaminated flood cars
November 13, 2012
As tens of thousands of flood-damaged cars enter the car market via auto auctions, two national consumer organizations, Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS) and National Consumers League (NCL), warned car buyers today to beware of new and used cars that suffered flood damage from Hurricane Sandy.
November 2, 2012
The nation’s oldest consumer advocacy organization today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture commending the agency for its decision to deny efforts by NuVal LLC to place its rating system on the label of meat products and is calling on FDA to follow the lead of its sister agency.
NCL: Grain silos are death traps on farms; Efforts to protect workers, especially teens, must be stepped up
October 30, 2012
In 2010, 51 adult and teen workers became engulfed in grain during accidents at grain facilities.