Category: Boycotts

American Crystal Boycott Continues for Locked-Out Workers

Posted by BCTGM - November 14, 2012 - American Crystal Sugar, Boycotts ACS Boycott Continues in Red River Valley

Below are photos of Locked-Out American Crystal Sugar workers handing out boycott information in the Red River Valley last week.  Read more about their struggle here, and click here to sign the pledge to boycott American Crystal Sugar!  

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AFL-CIO and Working Families Launch Crystal Sugar Boycott

Posted by BCTGM - October 16, 2012 - American Crystal Sugar, Boycotts, Corporate Greed, Jobs, Local Union News AFL-ACSBoycott

With the endorsement of the AFL-CIO, working families throughout the country have launched a nationwide consumer boycott of American Crystal Sugar products in response to Crystal’s Sugar 14-month lockout of 1,300 BCTGM members.  The AFL-CIO noted that the boycott will be called off if the management of Crystal Sugar, which has denied its workers the opportunity to do [...]

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Hyatt Boycott Goes Global

Posted by BCTGM - August 10, 2012 - Activism, Boycotts, International, Labor News Hyatt Workers Boycott

  After many years of struggle, Hyatt workers and allies launched a global boycott of Hyatt on July 23, 2012. Leaders from the AFL-CIO, the NFL Players Association, the National Organization of Women (NOW), the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Netroots Nation, Interfaith Worker Justice, and more joined Hyatt housekeepers for the launch, which [...]

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