Category: Activism

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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DO NOT BUY Just Born Candy Message Spreads Quickly Across the U. S.

Posted by BCTGM - September 23, 2016 - Activism, BCTGM-Made, Just Born Strike L. 284 Nampa, Idaho

BCTGM Local Union Officers attending the annual BCTGM International Union’s “New Officers Training” program in Linthicum, Md.  challenged their union membership working back in their respective plants to support the 400 striking members of BCTGM Local 6 at the Just Born plant in Bethlehem, Pa. The officers sent electronic copies of a DO NOT BUY […]

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BCTGM International President Durkee: Check the Label and help Save an American Job!

Posted by BCTGM - August 2, 2016 - Boycotts, Check the Label, Mondelez COVER ChicFedNews Spring 2016 Read More

Worker Champion Sen. Elizabeth Warren Meets Nabisco Worker Smith

Posted by BCTGM - July 27, 2016 - 2016 Elections, AFL-CIO, Boycotts, Check the Label WarrenSMith

Today at the Democratic National Convention, BCTGM Local 300 member and laid off Nabisco worker Michael Smith was invited to address the DNC Labor Council on Organizing. In addition to Smith, the Council heard from Alicia Hamiel, a representative of the Fight For Fifteen movement; Ernesto Salazar, a car wash worker, and numerous political leaders united in […]

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L. 300 Member and Former Nabisco Worker Addresses DNC Senior Council

Posted by BCTGM - July 26, 2016 - 2016 Elections, Boycotts, Check the Label image1-e1469560513622-550x733

Today at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, BCTGM Local 300 member and laid-off Nabisco worker Michael Smith spoke before the National Democratic Seniors Coordinating Council.  Part of the meeting included addresses from Members of Congress, national senior citizen leaders and top officials from the DNC about Social Security, Medicare and the importance of the senior vote in […]

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