Consumers' Union

Consumers' Union,

product testing and rating organization founded (1936) to provide consumers with information and counsel regarding major retail goods and services. Through its monthly Consumer Reports (circulation c.4.5 million) and its Internet site (c.325,000 subscribers), the union reports on a diverse range of products, from major appliances and automobiles to health-care and family-planning aids. The organization, whose headquarters are in Yonkers, N.Y., also represents consumer interests at government hearings and at international meetings.
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Present were Rachel Weintraub of CFA, Sally Greenberg of Consumers' Union, and Jennifer Thompson of USPIRG.
He observed that CFA, USPIRG and Consumers' Union claim to represent consumers, so why would they need to bring in additional participants?
Consumers now pay on average about $31 a month for regulated cable TV services, including set-top box and remote control rentals, the Consumers' Union estimates.
This challenge, in the form of a report by Ernst & Young, suggests that Consumers' Union misled and mischaracterized important data about medical malpractice.
NYSE: WC), the parent company of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, announced today that the New York State Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, concluded that the plaintiffs' allegations in Consumers' Union of the U.
For a full discussion of the Consumers' Union litigation, please refer to WellChoice's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2005 and the Form 8-K to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
NYSE: WC), the parent company of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, announced today that the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court upheld the lower court's decision to deny defendants' motion to dismiss the amended complaint in the Consumers' Union litigation.