National Consumers League supports OSHAs proposal to protect workers from silica dust by updating ‘badly outdated’ standards
April 4, 2014
Yesterday, Sally Greenberg testified before an Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) panel on the need for better regulations to protect workers exposed to silica dust.
April 2, 2014
NCL survey finds Americans understand importance of vaccination but see it as personal choice, to the detriment of public health
Federal agency issues long-delayed life-saving standard to require rear visibility for cars and SUVs
March 31, 2014
The day before a federal court hearing on the subject, a bipartisan 2008 law, the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act, requiring rear visibility in vehicles was finally issued by the Department of Transportation.
March 31, 2014
NCL applauds two votes by the FCC to ensure consumers have access to a wide variety of voices on the nation's public airwaves.
March 27, 2014
In a new scam, crooks are targeting consumers and businesses with sophisticated technology that encrypts the contents of a hard drive, making it impossible to use one’s files.
March 25, 2014
A coalition of consumer and privacy organizations are calling on the FTC to convene a forum examining the ongoing impact of data insecurity on America’s consumers.
March 19, 2014
NCL is troubled that Dr. Vivek Murthy's confirmation for US Surgeon General appears to be in doubt.
March 14, 2014
NCL is applauding President Obama for directing the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to revise and update outdated, Depression-era overtime laws and tighten the loopholes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
March 12, 2014
The National Consumers League, celebrates the news that the Federal Trade Commission has launched an investigation of Herbalife, one year to the day after NCL originally called for such action.
As Saudi Arabia Ratifies Child Labor Convention 138, the Child Labor Coalition Urges the U.S. to Ratify Now
February 28, 2014
On February 23, Saudi Arabia became the 167th country to ratify ILO Convention 138, setting the minimum age at which children in the country can work. The United States must join the world community and ratify the convention.