Category: Jobs

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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New Wages for the New Year

Posted by BCTGM - January 4, 2016 - Home, Jobs, Wages, Why Unions Matter Fightfor15

According to a recent blog piece by The Atlantic,  laws raising the minimum wage in 12 states went into effect on January 1st. Additionally, the minimum wage in Maryland and Washington D.C. will go up in July, and inflation adjustments will be made to raise the minimum wage in Colorado and South Dakota. A handful of cities […]

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Watch and Share: We Must Strengthen Labor Unions

Posted by BCTGM - September 15, 2015 - Jobs, Organizing, Why Unions Matter Untitled-1 copy

If we’re going to raise wages for all working people and get our communities thriving again, we need to protect and strengthen the rights of working folks to speak up together at our workplaces. Check out this excellent video from Robert Reich about why unions are the key to building a strong middle class!   […]

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Southwest Side braces for loss of Oreos, and 600 jobs

Posted by BCTGM - August 28, 2015 - Jobs, Local Union News, Mondelez OREO

On Monday, August 24, NPR Chicago broadcast a special story detailing the recent announcement by Mondelēz International that it is shipping 600 union jobs — half the plant’s workforce — to Mexico. The program includes interviews with BCTGM Local 300 members at the Chicago Bakery. The report also includes information on how the city worked with Mondelēz  the last […]

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