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Federal Judge Orders Kellogg to End Memphis Lockout; Immediately Return Workers to Jobs

Posted by BCTGM - July 31, 2014 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Labor News, Local Union News, National Labor Relations Memphis Kellogg Workers

A federal judge yesterday granted an injunction ordering the Kellogg Company to end its lockout of 226  BCTGM Local 252G members—at its Memphis cereal plant and reinstate them to their jobs within five days. Judge Samuel H. Mays, of the Western District of Tennessee, also ordered Kellogg to bargain with the union in good faith; offer [...]

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Union Bakers Create Specialty Bakery Products in Ohio

Posted by BCTGM - June 2, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Local Union News, Members at Work featured

Heinen’s Fine Foods is a Cleveland, Ohio based family-owned gourmet grocery store that was established in 1929 by Joe Heinen who opened a small butcher shop on the east side of the city, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats.   After his initial success, Heinen added homemade peanut butter, pickles [...]

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The President’s Report: Forceful Labor Board Action the Result of Powerful 2013 Union Mobilization

Posted by BCTGM - May 15, 2014 - Give Us 5, Leadership, Legislative News, National Labor Relations, Panera Union YES, Political Action, President's Report

“U.S. Government Charges Kellogg with Serious Violations of Federal Law”  – BCTGM News Release, March 27, 2014 “Federal Government Seeks Immediate Court Action to End Illegal Memphis Lockout” – BCTGM News Release, April 5, 2014 What a difference a year can make! At this time last year, the labor movement was confronting one of its [...]

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Safe Jobs Save Lives | Workers Memorial Day 2014

Posted by BCTGM - April 28, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Labor News, Workers Memorial Day Workers Memorial Day - April 28

Today (April 28th), the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces. This year, the struggle continues to create good jobs in this country that are safe and healthy and to ensure the freedom of workers [...]

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BCTGM, AFL-CIO Submit Proposal to Kellogg Shareholders

Posted by BCTGM - April 25, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout IMG_1631

BCTGM International President David Durkee and International Secretary Treasurer Steve Bertelli, together with locked out Local 252G Kellogg workers and AFL-CIO representatives, attended the  Kellogg Company shareholder meeting today in Battle Creek, Mich. The AFL-CIO presented Proposal 5 to the shareholders. The proposal, put forward by Brandon Rees of the AFL-CIO Office of Investment, would [...]

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