Archive: April, 2015

CLUW Offers Union Summer School Scholarships to Members

Posted by BCTGM - April 30, 2015 - Education, News for Stewards

Every summer, the United Association of Labor Education (UALE) sponsors four regional “women’s schools.”  These residential programs typically last between 4-5 days and include classes and workshops on a variety of union-related topics. Women from all over the country and beyond learn the skills and knowledge needed to play leadership roles in their unions.  One […]

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Stop Fast Track: Call Your Senator TODAY!

Posted by BCTGM - April 17, 2015 - Jobs, Legislative News, Stop Fast Track

The BCTGM knows firsthand the hardship that results when multinational corporations, Wall Street and their political allies in Washington, D.C. team up to enact “free trade” agreements. In the last 20 years, many thousands of BCTGM members have lost their good, middle-class jobs because the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has made it easy […]

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Canadian Patty King Workers Organize

Posted by BCTGM - April 17, 2015 - Canadian Worker News, Organizing CanadianBakeryOrganizing

The 31 workers at the Patty King International manufacturing plant are proud new members of BCTGM Local 264 (Toronto). The workers at the Concord, Ontario plant produce Jamaican Patties, a Jamaican ethnic food. The production workers reached out to Canadian International Vice President Ron Piercey and the Local 264 Business Agent Bill Hegedus and Business […]

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