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COMMITTED TO ORGANIZING: BCTGM Brings Unionization to Record Number of Workers in 2014

Posted by BCTGM - January 23, 2015 - Local Union News, Organizing SVP4 copy

“Senator Elizabeth Warren recently gave a speech where she made her case for electing women Democrats to Congress saying, ‘If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.’ And this is something I’ve started telling workers in organizing campaigns.” — John Price, BCTGM International Director of Organization Acknowledging that organizing is [...]

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The President’s Report: Commitment to Organizing is Foundation to a Bright Future

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2015 - Local Union News, Organizing, President's Report

As BCTGM members and their families welcome a New Year, we can look back at 2014 as a source of great pride and optimism for our Union.  While the BCTGM and our members certainly faced serious and difficult challenges on many fronts, we are heading into the New Year as a stronger, battle-tested Union, fully [...]

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Enjoy a Union-Made Holiday Season

Posted by BCTGM - December 9, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Holidays Enjoy a Union-Made Holiday Season

Delight your friends and loved ones with holiday treats made by hard-working BCTGM members! Listed here is a small sampling of holiday sweets made by BCTGM members in the U.S. and Canada. Allan Candy Company Allan Traditional Candy Canes (Peppermint, Cherry and Mini Peppermint), Allan Holiday Collection Candy Canes (French Vanilla & Gingerbread, Butterscotch & [...]

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Scannell Retires after Three Decades, Clark Assumes New Role

Posted by BCTGM - November 1, 2014 - Canadian Worker News, International News, Labor News, News for Stewards

After 34 years with the International Union, Ray Scannell, the Director of the BCTGM International Union Research & Education Department, will retire on November 1. Scannell came to the BCTGM not long after graduating with a Master’s degree in organizational behavior from the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University [...]

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BCTGM Organizes Fourth High Performance Bimbo USA Bakery

Posted by BCTGM - October 29, 2014 - Local Union News, Organizing

Today, workers at the Bimbo Bakeries USA high performance facility in Elkhart, Indiana voted to become members of BCTGM Local 1 (Chicago). This is the fourth Bimbo high performance workplace the Union has organized in the last 22 months. In 2010, Bimbo Bakeries USA announced it would invest one billion dollars into upgrading and building [...]

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