Category: Activism

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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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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Collective Action of Workers Pushes Andrew Puzder to Withdraw

Posted by BCTGM - February 16, 2017 - Activism, AFL-CIO, Department of Labor, Trump Administration Puzder_AFCMEblog_post_fullWidth

The withdrawal of Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder is being hailed as a victory for America’s workers. From coast to coast, workers made thousands of calls, attended mass rallies and demonstrations and met with their Senators to expose Puzder’s record of driving down wages, harassment and worker intimidation. Puzder’s anti-worker views are no secret. He […]

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