Category: Jobs

(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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Congresswoman Betty McCollum Urges Kellogg to Respect the Hard Work of its Employees

Posted by BCTGM - February 19, 2014 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout Congresswoman Betty McCollum Letter to John Bryant

Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum wrote to Kellogg’s CEO John Bryant on February 19 asking him to “please honor the legacy of the company by ending this lockout and seeking a mutually agreeable resolution of this dispute that respects the hard work of employees.” “The Kellogg plan to convert full-time jobs to a casual or part-time [...]

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