Category: Jobs

Keep Good Jobs in America

Posted by BCTGM - May 24, 2017 - Jobs, Solidarity, Trump Administration, Union Made USW Steelworkers1

As a candidate, President Donald Trump railed against the outsourcing of American jobs, using Carrier in Indianapolis as his prime example. The company has announced it will fire 632 workers by midsummer at the company’s Indianapolis factory and outsource the work to Mexico. The BCTGM joins with the AFL-CIO and the entire labor movement to […]

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AFL-CIO President Trumka Highlights Nabisco/Mondelez Worker During Major National Address

Posted by BCTGM - April 5, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Jobs, Mondelez PresTrumka-NPC-550x533

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address before the National Press Club in Washington D.C., calling upon leaders of both parties to not only pursue an agenda that benefits working people across the country, but that strengthens the right of every American to negotiate for better wages and benefits. As part of President Trumka’s […]

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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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