Archive: December, 2015

Check Out BCTGM Local 24 Specialty Bakeries for Holiday Treats

Posted by BCTGM - December 16, 2015 - BCTGM-Made, Holidays Delicious Italian panettone loaf in front of a lit Christmas tree.

The holidays are best enjoyed with union-made cookies, cakes and desserts! BCTGM Local 24 (San Francisco) represents union bakers at numerous specialty bakeries renowned for scratch made breads, cookies, cakes and pastries. San Francisco’s Boudin Bakeries has produced sourdough bread since 1849. Since apprenticing with former Boudin owner “Papa Steve” Giraudo at 17, Master Baker and BCTGM Local 24 member  Fernando Padilla has lovingly preserved Boudin’s breadmaking […]

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Finally Some Justice in Upper Big Branch Mine Tragedy

Posted by BCTGM - December 3, 2015 - Health & Safety

More than five years after 29 miners were killed in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine in Raleigh County, W.Va., justice was finally served as former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was found criminally guilty for a conspiracy to willfully violate the Mine Safety and Health Act. While the tragedy was the largest […]

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