Archive: 2017

AFL-CIO President Trumka Highlights Nabisco/Mondelez Worker During Major National Address

Posted by BCTGM - April 5, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Jobs, Mondelez PresTrumka-NPC-550x533

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address before the National Press Club in Washington D.C., calling upon leaders of both parties to not only pursue an agenda that benefits working people across the country, but that strengthens the right of every American to negotiate for better wages and benefits. As part of President Trumka’s […]

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BCTGM Joins IUF Unions Around the World in Week of Action to Defend Mondelēz Jobs

Posted by BCTGM - March 27, 2017 - International News, IUF, Mondelez IUFSolidarityCover

The BCTGM is among the IUF member unions around the world that will be engaging in a week of global trade union action this week, March 27-31, to signal our collective commitment to defending quality permanent employment against the destructive short-termism which is driving management at Mondelēz. In addition to the Nabisco brand in North America,  Mondelēz […]

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From Wisconsin to Washington: A New Era in Union Busting Begins

Posted by BCTGM - March 27, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Political Action, Solidarity, Take Action, Uncategorized AFGE unionrts

Guest Post by J. David Cox, Sr., National President, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), AFL-CIO Over the last several years, anti-union lawmakers and their corporate allies have waged a relentless battle against working people. Now, the campaign to dismantle collective bargaining rights has arrived squarely at the steps of the federal government and the […]

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Millions Join BCTGM’s Digital Day of Action

Posted by BCTGM - March 24, 2017 - Activism, Mondelez FollowUp_SquareGraphic

Millions of union members and activists around the globe joined together yesterday to mark the one year anniversary of the 600 layoffs of BCTGM Local 300 members from the Mondelēz/Nabisco Chicago bakery. The BCTGM’s Digital Day of Action received the full support of the AFL-CIO and its 55 affiliated Unions. From teachers (AFT), Nurses (NNU), […]

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An Anniversary We Won’t Soon Forget

Posted by BCTGM - March 23, 2017 - Check the Label, Corporate Greed, Mondelez VidFreeze-CrowdOutside-BLOG

“Today’s layoff of the first 277 employees from the Nabisco Chicago Bakery should not be seen as the end of the Union’s fight to save these American jobs, but rather the launch of an intensified effort to educate the American consumer on the transfer of this work from the hard working employees of Chicago to […]

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