Category: BCTGM-Made

Made in America: Make Your Fourth of July Barbecue Union Made

Posted by BCTGM - July 1, 2016 - AFL-CIO, BCTGM-Made

Re-Posted from the AFL-CIO BLOG It’s Made in America week and we’ll be spotlighting a different product area every day so that working families can show their solidarity for their sisters and brothers. First up, we know many of you will be planning barbecues for the Fourth of July. Our lists are courtesy of the Los […]

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Mother’s Day the Union-Made Way

Posted by BCTGM - May 4, 2016 - BCTGM-Made See's Candy-2

Mother’s Day is May 8 and what better way to celebrate then with a gift that also carries the union label. Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, has put together an abundance of union-made ideas to help you out. One of the top picks for Mom could be fine  BCTGM-made chocolate from Ghirardelli […]

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Bakery Workers Union to Double Down on Nabisco Consumer Boycott

Posted by BCTGM - March 23, 2016 - BCTGM-Made, Corporate Greed, Jobs, Mondelez, Press

KENSINGTON, Md. – Today, the BCTGM – which represents nearly 4,000 members at Mondelēz International, maker of Nabisco snack products – announced in response to the layoff of the first 277 workers at the Southside Nabisco Chicago Bakery, an escalation in its efforts to promote its “Check the Label” campaign, encouraging American consumers to reject Nabisco […]

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Do You Know Where Your Nabisco Treats are Made?

Posted by BCTGM - March 8, 2016 - Activism, BCTGM-Made, Boycotts, Corporate Greed, Jobs, Mondelez

BCTGM members working at Nabisco plants throughout the U.S. take great pride in producing the iconic products that have been a part of millions of Americans’ lives for more than 50 years. Today the BCTGM has launched a public education campaign encouraging Americans to “Check the Label” to support American jobs by ensuring their favorite […]

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Check Out BCTGM Local 24 Specialty Bakeries for Holiday Treats

Posted by BCTGM - December 16, 2015 - BCTGM-Made, Holidays Delicious Italian panettone loaf in front of a lit Christmas tree.

The holidays are best enjoyed with union-made cookies, cakes and desserts! BCTGM Local 24 (San Francisco) represents union bakers at numerous specialty bakeries renowned for scratch made breads, cookies, cakes and pastries. San Francisco’s Boudin Bakeries has produced sourdough bread since 1849. Since apprenticing with former Boudin owner “Papa Steve” Giraudo at 17, Master Baker and BCTGM Local 24 member  Fernando Padilla has lovingly preserved Boudin’s breadmaking […]

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