Category: Check the Label

7 Days to #NabiscoShareholderShowdown

Posted by BCTGM - May 10, 2017 - Check the Label, Corporate Greed, Mondelez 20160323_065802

What will you be doing ONE WEEK FROM TODAY on May 17? The BCTGM International will be joined by hundreds of Nabisco/Mondelēz workers, BCTGM local union members, supporters and activists for a mass demonstration outside the Mondelēz Shareholders Meeting in Lincolnshire, Ill. If you can be in the Chicago area on May 17– please visit/promote/RSVP to […]

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Join the #NabiscoShareholdersShowdown

Posted by BCTGM - May 5, 2017 - Check the Label, Mondelez, Solidarity SocialShareGraphic

Last year, Nabisco/Mondelēz eliminated 600 good, middle-class jobs in Chicago in order to outsource Nabisco production to Mexico. And while workers in Mexico are paid only $1 per hour, Mondelēz CEO Irene Rosenfeld averages nearly $20 million per year. So on May 17, when company decision makers gather for the annual Mondelēz Shareholders Meeting in […]

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An Anniversary We Won’t Soon Forget

Posted by BCTGM - March 23, 2017 - Check the Label, Corporate Greed, Mondelez VidFreeze-CrowdOutside-BLOG

“Today’s layoff of the first 277 employees from the Nabisco Chicago Bakery should not be seen as the end of the Union’s fight to save these American jobs, but rather the launch of an intensified effort to educate the American consumer on the transfer of this work from the hard working employees of Chicago to […]

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AFL-CIO Executive Council Approves National Good Jobs Campaign with Focus on Mondelēz

Posted by BCTGM - March 15, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Check the Label, Mondelez 20160323_065802

The AFL-CIO Executive Council has approved a new National Good Jobs campaign that will expose and challenge the corporate outsourcing of jobs by American companies, choosing Mondelēz International as its first example of greed over good. The AFL-CIO has issued the following press release: March 14, 2017 Mondelēz (Nabisco/Oreo)Will Be the First Solidarity Campaign (San Antonio, March […]

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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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