September 29, 2009
In partnership with the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communications, Inc., National Consumers League’s Telecommunications Research and Action Center will host an annual awards luncheon and lecture in New York City, honoring The Consumerist, others.
October 22, 2009
In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, NCL is cautioning consumers about the most-commonly reported scams preying on consumers, often disguised as legitimate offers, meant to dupe consumer victims and steal their money.
National Consumers League warns about work on traveling sales crews after remains of Colorado teen recovered
November 2, 2009
Last week’s discovery of the remains of Jennifer M. Hammond, who disappeared from a sales crew six years ago, has heightened advocates’ concern about the safety of traveling sales crews for teen workers.
November 10, 2009
The nation’s oldest consumer group today praised the financial reform bill unveiled by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher J. Dodd (D-CT), seeking to consolidate federal responsibility for banking oversight, now assigned to four agencies, into a single regulator.
November 12, 2009
NCL praised the United States House of Representatives for its passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
December 3, 2009
NCL's Executive Director Sally Greenberg testified before Congress on the "Wild West" prepaid calling card marketplace, an industry rife with anti-consumer practices.
Public interest, live event industry groups announce coalition to fight anti-competitive Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger
December 16, 2009
Joined by Members of Congress, leading public interest advocates and live event industry representatives today called on the Department of Justice to live up to its antitrust mission and block the proposed Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger, a “dead-end” for consumers.
January 19, 2010
Nearly 25,000 consumers, in what advocates are calling an "unprecendented groundswell of consumer outrage," have directly contacted the Department of Justice, urging its Antitrust Division to listen to their collective voice and block the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger.
January 20, 2010
Opportunistic con artists have exploited both natural disasters and terrorist attacks to bilk generous consumers attempting to make financial contributions to rescue efforts, and the recent devastating earthquake in Haiti will likely be no exception
January 22, 2010
The National Consumers League is hailing a decision by a US District judge in its case against General Mills, Inc. back to the District of Columbia Superior Court as “a win for consumers.”