Archive: July, 2015

Corporate Outsiders Attempt to Crush Cedar Rapids Standards

Posted by BCTGM - July 30, 2015 - Collective Bargaining, Ingredion, Local Union News, Press

Cedar Rapids, Iowa — When Ingredion Inc., headquartered in West Chester, Ill., purchased the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Penford Products plant this spring, company officials said that for the immediate future, there would not be drastic changes. However, contentious negotiations that began June 1, 2015 continue between company officials and representatives of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and […]

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Mondelēz International Turns its Back on Chicago Workers

Posted by BCTGM - July 29, 2015 - International News, Local Union News, Mondelez, Press

The BCTGM International was informed today by Mondelēz that the company had chosen to spend $130 million in new investment at its Salinas, Mexico plant, rather than at the historic Chicago facility, represented by BCTGM Local 300. As part of this investment, Mondelēz will install four new lines at its Mexico plant, replacing nine production […]

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