Archive: October, 2013

BCTGM Calls on Kellogg to Unlock the Gates, Let the Workers Go to Work

Posted by BCTGM - October 28, 2013 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Labor News, Uncategorized KelloggsFactSheet_WebHead

On Monday, October 28, BCTGM International Union President David B. Durkee issued the following statement regarding the lockout of BCTGM Local 252G members by Kellogg in Memphis, Tenn.: “The work stoppage at Kellogg’s Memphis plant is not a strike by workers who are demanding more from the company.  Kellogg’s employees, most of whom have given […]

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Kellogg Locks Out BCTGM-Represented Workers

Posted by BCTGM - October 25, 2013 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News KelloggsFactSheet_WebHead

On Tuesday October 22, 2013 global cereal and snack giant Kellogg Company locked out workers represented by BCTGM Local Union 252G at the company’s Memphis cereal facility. The $14 billion dollar company wants to replace steady, middle-class, full-time jobs with casual, part-time employees who would make significantly lower wages and substandard benefits. This will hurt […]

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Letter from President Durkee to the Food and Drug Administration

Posted by BCTGM - October 25, 2013 - Activism, Jobs, Leadership

President Durkee submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration yesterday in response to the agency’s advance notice of proposed rule-making related to the potential regulation of menthol in cigarettes.  The letter reads as follows: Dear Sir or Madam: The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) submits this document in […]

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