Archive: 2013

Holiday Angels from Battle Creek, Mich. Deliver Joy to Locked out Families in Memphis

Posted by BCTGM - December 20, 2013 - Activism, Holidays, Kellogg's Lockout, Solidarity Gifts from Battle Creek

The holiday season embodies the spirit of giving and is a time to reflect and celebrate on all of which we are thankful. But what if you are the child or family member of a locked out Kellogg worker in Memphis, Tenn.? Well, then you have union brothers and sisters from throughout North America sending you [...]

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SLIDESHOW: Wishing for a Memphis Miracle

Posted by BCTGM - December 18, 2013 - Corporate Greed, Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News Bryan Olden letter to Kellogg's

“There are some upon this earth of yours,” returned the Spirit, “who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us and all out kith and kin, as if they had never lived. Remember that, and [...]

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VIDEO: BCTGM Locals Bring Holiday Cheer to Locked Out Kellogg Workers

Posted by BCTGM - December 18, 2013 - Holidays, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News, Video Featured

In the true holiday spirit of giving, Kellogg workers from Locals 50G in Omaha, Neb. and 3G in Battle Creek, Mich. are in Memphis this week delivering holiday cheer to the children and families of locked out Local 252G members. Yesterday, after an 11 hour drive from Omaha, Local 50G members personally distributed gift cards [...]

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IUF Sends Petition to Kellogg: End the Lockout of BCTGM Members

Posted by BCTGM - December 17, 2013 - Activism, BCTGM-Made, Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout Sign the Petition!

In its first hour online, the IUF’s petition to Kellogg CEO John Bryant demanding an end to the lockout of BCTGM members at the Kellogg cereal plant in Memphis, Tenn. was signed by more than 3,500 members and activists from 125 countries. The IUF is an global federation of trade unions that represents workers employed [...]

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VIDEO: Holiday Baking Season in Full Swing for BCTGM Local 114 Members

Posted by BCTGM - December 5, 2013 - BCTGM-Made, Holidays, Local Union News

The holiday baking season is in full swing for BCTGM Local 114 members at the Fred Meyers bakery in Clackamas, Oregon where the union bakers produce hundreds of thousands of loaves, rolls, muffins and bagels daily to prepare for the holiday season. The bakery fills the shelves of more than 500 Fred Meyer stores, QFCs and other [...]

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