Archive: 2006

Kohl & Frisch Campaign Ends with NLRB Ruling in Favor of BCTGM

Posted by BCTGM - December 9, 2006 - Canadian Worker News, Organizing

Region Five International Vice President Sean Kelly reports the successful ending to an organizing campaign at Kohl & Frisch Limited, a pharmaceutical distributor in Moncton, New Brunswick. The New Brunswick Labour Board (NBLB) had to decide the outcome of the election after the employer challenged one of the ballots. The NBLB ruled in favor of [...]

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Local 280 Now Represents ADM Truck Drivers in Mt. Vernon, Ind.

Posted by BCTGM - November 9, 2006 - Organizing

BCTGM Local 280 ( Evansville, Ind.) Business Agent and Financial Secretary Dennis Howard reports that the organizing election at the ADM flour mill in Mt. Vernon, Indiana to represent the truck drivers bargaining unit was won by the Local Union. These drivers deliver flour to all of our Union bakeries. The mill is represented by [...]

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Organizing Victories for BCTGM Locals in Missouri and San Francisco

Posted by BCTGM - October 9, 2006 - Organizing

Region Three Vice President Jeanne Graham reports an organizing victory at Simmons Foods, a poultry feed processing mill in Fairland, Oklahoma. The group that was organized includes production workers and transport drivers. What made this campaign interesting was that Local 16G ( Kansas City, Missouri) and Local 51G (Carthage, Missouri) pooled their resources and jointly [...]

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Standing up for Bullied Latino Workers in Houston, Texas

Posted by BCTGM - September 9, 2006 - Organizing

The demographics of the workplace are changing rapidly in North America and the BCTGM must adapt quicker than employers to be successful in organizing.  A recent organizing campaign at the captive bakery at the Fiesta Mart grocery chain in Houston, Texas, is a case in point. The bargaining unit of 131 bakers consists primarily of [...]

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Workers at Richmond Baking of Oregon Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Local 114

Posted by BCTGM - April 9, 2006 - Organizing

Workers employed at Richmond Baking of Oregon voted overwhelmingly to join BCTGM Local 114 (Portland, Ore.).  The McMinnville, Ore. facility is one of three baking plants operated by Richmond Baking Company–the flagship plant is located in Richmond, Ind. and the East Coast operations are based in Alma, Ga. (BCTGM Local 372B represents the Indiana workers.) [...]

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