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NCL calls on Congress to pass comprehensive device unlocking legislation

June 6, 2013
NCL is calling for legislation that would permanently allow consumers to unlock mobile devices without violating copyright laws.

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NCL mourns the loss of Senator Frank Lautenberg

June 3, 2013
Advocates mourn the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, a giant in promoting the health and safety of consumers.

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NCL statement on federal bankruptcy case against Patriot Coal

May 31, 2013
“Allowing Peabody Coal to throw workers and retirees under the bus by simply declaring bankruptcy is unfair and unjust."

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Groups support voluntary alcohol serving facts labeling decision

May 30, 2013
NCL, Shape Up America! and Consumer Federation of America today expressed their support for a decision by the Department of the Treasury to allow voluntary serving facts statements on alcoholic beverages.

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NCL launches ’10 cents’ Facebook campaign

May 20, 2013
Consumers given chance to pledge willingness to pay more for worker safety

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National public awareness campaign on medication adherence honoring leaders in multi-profession student challenge

May 16, 2013

Second annual Script Your Future contest saw participation by 1,700 future health care professionals, 200 events in 35 states, and reaching more than 3 million consumers nationwide

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Consumer group praises re-introduction of Arbitration Fairness Act

May 9, 2013
Forced arbitration is an increasingly common practice that strips American consumers and employees of their right to a fair trial, should they be harmed from a product or while at work.

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Greenberg remarks at United Mine Workers of America rally in St. Louis

April 29, 2013
Sally Greenberg was arrested at a rally in St. Louis supporting the United Mine Workers of America in its protest against corporate greed. Here are her remarks.

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National Consumers League statement on inmate telephone rates

April 26, 2013
NCL has reiterated its support for a cap on inmate calling rates, calling on the FCC to create an environment where inmates can more easily stay in touch with their families.

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