Archive: January, 2016

Fighting to Save American Jobs in Chicago!

Posted by BCTGM - January 28, 2016 - Mondelez, Take Action ChicagoPlant

Generations of BCTGM Local 300 families from this Southside Chicago community have produced Nabisco products for more than five decades. Sign this petition to Mondelēz/Nabisco CEO urging her to stop outsourcing American jobs to Mexico:

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BCTGM Local 300 Goes to Court for Injunctive Relief Against Mondelēz in Chicago

Posted by BCTGM - January 22, 2016 - Mondelez, Press, Uncategorized ChicagoPlant

In response to Mondelēz International’s ongoing violations of its Collective Bargaining Agreement, BCTGM Local 300 – which represents nearly 1,000 members at the Mondelēz Nabisco Bakery located at 7300 Kedzie Avenue in Chicago – filed for injunctive relief requesting court-compelled arbitration regarding these violations. The complaint particularly calls for arbitration regarding the company’s continued use […]

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Global Alliance Puts Mondelēz International on Notice

Posted by BCTGM - January 7, 2016 - International News, IUF, Mondelez, Press

International Union of Food Workers Announces Solidarity in Support of United Effort to Protect Worker Rights KENSINGTON, Md., January 7, 2015 –The International Union of Food Workers (IUF) and its affiliates, representing 2.5 million workers in 126 countries, have affirmed their solidarity with Mondelēz International workers across the globe. IUF affiliates represent the vast majority […]

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Labor Board Cites Ingredion, Inc. for Multiple Violations of Federal Law

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2016 - Ingredion, Local Union News, National Labor Relations, Press BerniePenford2 (3 of 11)

Following a months-long investigation, Region 18 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it had decided to issue a complaint charging Ingredion, Inc. with multiple violations of the National Labor Relations Act at its Cedar Rapids, Iowa facility. Those violations include illegally engaging in “surface bargaining”– meaning engaging in a sham process of […]

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Support the Rights of Working People? Join the Fight!

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2016 - Corporate Greed, Wages, Why Unions Matter America Works Together graphic

America’s economy has swung out of balance. It’s getting harder to get by, let alone get ahead. Everyday Americans are working more than ever before. Our work has created record wealth for an economic recovery that’s been everywhere but ordinary peoples’ wallets. Our economic rules unfairly favor corporate CEOs and the rich because they manipulate […]

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