Category: Corporate Greed

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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AFL-CIO Highlights Nabisco/Mondelēz as Model of Corporate Greed: PayWatch 2017

Posted by BCTGM - May 9, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed FB_PW_Nabisco_

Avoiding corporate income taxes is one way CEOs boost their companies’ profits and thereby increase their own pay. This corporate tax avoidance reduces the amount of money that is available for public goods like roads and schools. As a result, our economy increasingly has become out of balance. BCTGM Local 300 member and laid off […]

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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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Video: Nabisco Workers Fight Corporate Greed

Posted by BCTGM - July 12, 2016 - AFL-CIO, Boycotts, Check the Label, Corporate Greed Video2picBLOG

“Irene has made over $20 million dollars a year, for the last nine years. That is roughly 300 times that of the average Mondelez employee.” “For a CEO to make that much and refuse to leave our jobs in Chicago, to send them to Mexico, that’s a slap in our face. Irene Rosenfeld – you […]

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PayWatch 2016 highlights Mondelēz CEO-to-worker pay disparity

Posted by BCTGM - May 17, 2016 - Check the Label, Corporate Greed, Mondelez

“It was a lonely, sad ride home and a day I will never forget,” recalls Michael Smith, one of the “Nabisco 600” laid off on March 23 from the Southside Chicago Mondelēz bakery.  “At 59 years of age, I basically have to learn how to reinvent myself in today’s job market.”  Smith was a spokesperson […]

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