Archive: November, 2013

A letter from the Memphis Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) to Kellogg CEO John Bryant

Posted by BCTGM - November 12, 2013 - Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News

Last week, Reverend Dwight Montgomery, President of the Memphis Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), sent a letter to Kellogg CEO John Bryant asking him to change his approach with the locked out workers of Local 252G: “This lockout is an unacceptable tactic designed to deprive families of income and medical coverage in an […]

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Memphis Kellogg’s Workers Hold Community Prayer Vigil

Posted by BCTGM - November 8, 2013 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Uncategorized Prayer Vigil Memphis - Nov 7, 2013 065

Last night at dusk, outside the Memphis, Tenn. Kellogg cereal plant, hundreds of locked out BCTGM Local 252G members were joined by members of the community in a prayer vigil Led in prayer by Minister Rev. Keith Norman of First Baptist Church, workers reiterated the message to Kellogg: we want to get back to work. […]

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BCTGM Statement on Hiring of Kellogg Global Labor Relations VP

Posted by BCTGM - November 5, 2013 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News, Uncategorized

In an October 30th Kellogg Company communication, the company reports the hiring of Edward Thompson as its new Vice President, Global Labor Relations.  Thompson will oversee Kellogg’s Center for Excellence and its initiatives, which is  “…to further improve our labor and employee relationships around the world,” the company states. “It is our hope that the […]

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Memphis Community Prayer Vigil

Posted by BCTGM - November 4, 2013 - Activism, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News PrayerVigil_Featured

Join Memphis community groups as we pray for locked out Kellogg’s workers and the economic well-being of our community. When?  Thursday, November 7th at 6 p.m. Where?  Corner of N. Airways and Dunn Avenue (in front of Kellogg plant) Click here to download the flier (PDF)

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