Category: BCTGM-Made

Union Bakers Create Specialty Bakery Products in Ohio

Posted by BCTGM - June 2, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Local Union News, Members at Work featured

Heinen’s Fine Foods is a Cleveland, Ohio based family-owned gourmet grocery store that was established in 1929 by Joe Heinen who opened a small butcher shop on the east side of the city, aiming to establish himself as the city’s purveyor of quality meats.   After his initial success, Heinen added homemade peanut butter, pickles [...]

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(VIDEO) Kellogg Greed: The Destruction of Middle Class Jobs around the World

Posted by BCTGM - March 18, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Corporate Greed, Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News, Solidarity, Video

A series of videos were launched today to tell the story of the actions Kellogg is taking against its workers around the globe. While the CEO of The Kellogg Company, John Bryant, gets a pay raise of $8 million and investors get rich with increasing dividend payments and share buybacks, thousands of Kellogg employees and [...]

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Come Support Locked-Out Kellogg Workers on Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted by BCTGM - January 14, 2014 - Activism, BCTGM-Made, Events, Kellogg's Lockout, Solidarity Come Support Locked-Out Kellogg Workers on Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Please join us on MONDAY, JANUARY 20th in supporting Locked-Out Kellogg Workers at the annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Memphis Tennessee. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 10:00 A.M. The 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King National Holiday Parade, sponsored by the Commission on Religion and Racism (CORR) BCTGM International President David Durkee will [...]

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Durkee Urges Kellogg Co. Lead Director Gordon Gund to End Lockout

Posted by BCTGM - January 10, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout

“Continuing the Memphis lockout is not in the best interests of Kellogg or its shareholders. Accordingly, I urge the Board of Directors to intervene with management to end the Memphis lockout and return to the bargaining table to negotiate a fair contract.” On January 8th,  President David Durkee wrote a letter to Kellogg Co. Lead [...]

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IUF Sends Petition to Kellogg: End the Lockout of BCTGM Members

Posted by BCTGM - December 17, 2013 - Activism, BCTGM-Made, Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout Sign the Petition!

In its first hour online, the IUF’s petition to Kellogg CEO John Bryant demanding an end to the lockout of BCTGM members at the Kellogg cereal plant in Memphis, Tenn. was signed by more than 3,500 members and activists from 125 countries. The IUF is an global federation of trade unions that represents workers employed [...]

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