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NCL commends Blumenthal, Senate for oversight hearings

August 1, 2013
NCL is praising Sen. Blumenthal and the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Federal Rights and Agency Action for holding its first hearing on the needlessly byzantine and slow regulatory process that has very real costs for workers, consumers, and the broader public. 

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Advocacy group commends Senate vote on NLRB appointments

July 31, 2013

The National Consumers League commends the United States Senate for its votes to confirm five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), ensuring its ability to protect American workers with a fully functioning Board for the first time in a decade.

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Consumer group praises FDA proposal on import rules to prevent outbreaks

July 26, 2013
NCL is praising FDA for its proposal of long-awaited import rules, an integral part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which President Obama signed into law in January 2011.

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NCL statement on the passing of Jules Pagano

 

July 17, 2013
The National Consumers League mourns the passing of Jules Pagano. Jules devoted his career to workers and their families. 

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National advocacy group urges DC Mayor to sign legislation to raise minimum wage for workers at city’s largest retailers

July 17, 2013
NCL is calling on Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray to sign the “Large Retailer Accountability Act,” on his desk after a favorable vote of the DC City Council.

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National Consumers League hails confirmation of Richard Cordray as head of CFPB

July 17, 2013
The National Consumers League welcomed the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Consumer group expresses disappointment in American retailers’ watered-down Bangladesh safety accord

July 16, 2013
Today the nation’s pioneering consumer and worker advocacy group expressed its disappointment in a toothless agreement signed by 17 American retailers on July 10.

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National Consumers League expresses deep disappointment at passage of amended Farm Bill

July 12, 2013
NCL has expressed its disappointment with the U.S. House of Representatives for their vote to pass an amended farm bill.

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Surgeon General Benjamin joins with National Consumers League for annual meeting of Committed Partners on National Medication Adherence Awareness Campaign

July 11, 2013
The National Consumers League (NCL) convened its annual meeting of the Committed Partners of the Script Your Future public education campaign, in its third year of raising awareness among patients about the consequences of not taking medication as directed.

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