Category: Jobs

Federal Judge Orders Kellogg to End Memphis Lockout; Immediately Return Workers to Jobs

Posted by BCTGM - July 31, 2014 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Labor News, Local Union News, National Labor Relations Memphis Kellogg Workers

A federal judge yesterday granted an injunction ordering the Kellogg Company to end its lockout of 226  BCTGM Local 252G members—at its Memphis cereal plant and reinstate them to their jobs within five days. Judge Samuel H. Mays, of the Western District of Tennessee, also ordered Kellogg to bargain with the union in good faith; offer [...]

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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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U.S. Senators Call on Kellogg to End Memphis Lockout

Posted by BCTGM - March 7, 2014 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout US Senators Letter to Kelloggs

Five powerful and highly-respected United States Senators have asked the Kellogg Company to “act swiftly to find a fair agreement” and end its nearly five-month lockout of more than 220 workers at its Memphis, Tenn. cereal production facility. In a March 6 letter to Kellogg CEO John Bryant, Senators Sherrod Brown (Ohio), Robert Casey, Jr. [...]

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The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Writes to Kellogg CEO John Bryant Urging Him to End the Lockout

Posted by BCTGM - March 4, 2014 - Corporate Greed, Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout CBC Letter to Kellogg Company

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has joined the growing number of national and international organizations urging the Kellogg Company to end its four-month old lockout of more than 220 BCTGM Local 252G members at its Memphis, Tenn. plant. In the letter to Kellogg’s CEO John Bryant, CBC Chair Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-Ohio), writes: “Many [...]

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NFL Players Association Throws its Support Behind Locked Out Kellogg Workers

Posted by BCTGM - February 20, 2014 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Solidarity NFLPA Letter to Kellogg

The NFL PLayers Association today sent a letter to Kellogg CEO John Bryant backing up the locked out workers in Memphis. “The NFLPA is well aware of the impact on workers and their families when an employer locks out its workers,” writes DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFLPA (NFL Players Association). “The NFLPA calls [...]

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