Archive: October, 2010

Tasty Baking Workers say “BCTGM YES!”

Posted by BCTGM - October 8, 2010 - Organizing

Since Tasty Baking Company in Philadelphia was founded in 1914, workers have been without a union. That all changed in August when Tasty Baking Co.’s bakers, warehouse workers, food-safety technicians, auto mechanics, and vending drivers voted to become members of BCTGM Local 492 (Philadelphia). The company closed its old non-union North Philadelphia bakery and transferred [...]

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Canada Bread Workers in Quebec Join BCTGM

Posted by BCTGM - October 5, 2010 - Canadian Worker News, Organizing

Like most organizing campaigns, there were a lot of ups and downs for the workers of Aliments Martel, a new subsidiary of Canada Bread in Gatineau, Quebec. When workers at the Gatineau facility approached BCTGM Local 55 (Montreal, Quebec) in 2009 about joining the Union, the worker’s spirits were high. They knew that the BCTGM [...]

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