Archive: March, 2017

An Anniversary We Won’t Soon Forget

Posted by BCTGM - March 23, 2017 - Check the Label, Corporate Greed, Mondelez, Uncategorized 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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AFL-CIO Executive Council Approves National Good Jobs Campaign with Focus on Mondelēz

Posted by BCTGM - March 15, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Check the Label, Mondelez 20160323_065802

The AFL-CIO Executive Council has approved a new National Good Jobs campaign that will expose and challenge the corporate outsourcing of jobs by American companies, choosing Mondelēz International as its first example of greed over good. The AFL-CIO has issued the following press release: March 14, 2017 Mondelēz (Nabisco/Oreo)Will Be the First Solidarity Campaign (San Antonio, March […]

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Mark Your Calendars for March 23rd

Posted by BCTGM - March 10, 2017 - Activism, Check the Label, Mondelez DigitalDay_SaveDate

March 23rd marks one year since Mondelēz/Nabisco began laying off Local 300 members from the Chicago bakery and sending their jobs to Salinas, Mexico. Now, workers toiling under exploitive conditions in Mexico produce the formerly made-in-the U.S. Nabisco products that are shipped back to American consumers. The Nabisco 600 and the Check the Label campaign […]

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BCTGM Marks Intl. Women’s Day in Washington D.C.

Posted by BCTGM - March 9, 2017 - Activism, Events, International Staff Corrected

Women around the world marked International Women’s Day on Wednesday, with many wearing red to work and others taking the day off from work to join rallies, demonstrations, marches and other special events. The global message was one of unity calling for an end to workplace violence and harassment, pay equity, one fair living wage and labor rights […]

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BCTGM Joins “March on Mississippi” to Demand Workers’ Rights for Nissan Factory Workers

Posted by BCTGM - March 6, 2017 - Activism, Organizing, Solidarity NissanRally 3_5_17 1

“If Mississippi Nissan workers succeed, it will send a powerful message in the south and across this country that working people are prepared to fight for justice.” – Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told the Nissan factory workers. On March 4, BCTGM International Representative Jason Davis and Local 149 (Memphis) President and GEB member Letitia Malone […]

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