Archive: 2008

Lawhorn and Teegardin Return to Work; CBC Workers Await Union Vote

Posted by BCTGM - December 8, 2008 - Organizing, Strikes

Fired workers Bill Lawhorn and Russ Teegardin were met by co-workers when they returned to work on December 4 at the Consolidated Biscuit Company plant in McComb, Ohio. A rally was held outside the plant when Lawhorn and Teegardin reported to work for the first time since they were fired and led out of the [...]

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BCTGM Local 114 (Portland, Oregon) Now Represents the Sanitors at Bimbo Bakeries/Oroweat in Beaverton, Oregon

Posted by BCTGM - November 8, 2008 - Organizing, Strikes

On September 26, 2008, BCTGM Local 163 (Houston, Texas) won the organizing election at the Bimbo Baking Company Warehouse in Houston. The election was won by a 3:1 margin. This organizing campaign was lead by Local 163 Financial Secretary Donald Pierce, according to BCTGM Region Four Vice President Tony Johnson. Region Six Vice President Randy [...]

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Local 270T Wins Accretion Election in Wilson, N.C.

Posted by BCTGM - October 8, 2008 - Organizing

BCTGM Local 270T (Wilson, N.C.) was forced into a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearing after employer Alliance One Tobacco filed a petition to clarify the bargaining unit of our BCTGM members employed at the Stantonsburg Road and South Tarboro Street (Cut Rag) facilities in Wilson, excluding the newly created Baldree Road facility, also in [...]

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Local 163 Wins Election at Bimbo Bakery in Houston by 3:1 Margin

Posted by BCTGM - September 27, 2008 - Organizing

On September 26, 2008, BCTGM Local 163 (Houston, Texas) won the organizing election at the Bimbo Baking Company Warehouse in Houston. The election was won by a 3:1 margin. This organizing campaign was lead by Local 163 Financial Secretary Donald Pierce, according to BCTGM Region Four Vice President Tony Johnson.

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Local 68 Asks Interbake/Weston to “Count all the Votes”

Posted by BCTGM - May 8, 2008 - Organizing

Despite a relentless anti-union campaign initiated by Weston Bakeries, including firing workers for union activity, a majority of workers at the new Interbake/Weston plant in Front Royal, Va. voted to become members of BCTGM Local 68 (Baltimore). Unfortunately, the vote is in limbo because the company is not recognizing the “yes” votes of five workers [...]

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