Category: Kellogg’s Lockout

NLRB Reaffirms Kellogg Lockout was Illegal; Orders Workers to be Made Whole

Posted by BCTGM - May 14, 2015 - Kellogg's Lockout, National Labor Relations L252Glockedout 11_2013

The five-member panel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, D.C.  has reaffirmed that the Kellogg Company illegally locked out more than 220 members of BCTGM Local 252G at the company’s Memphis, Tenn. cereal plant from October 22, 2013 to August 11, 2014. The May 7th NLRB decision directed the company to make [...]

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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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BCTGM, AFL-CIO Submit Proposal to Kellogg Shareholders

Posted by BCTGM - April 25, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout IMG_1631

BCTGM International President David Durkee and International Secretary Treasurer Steve Bertelli, together with locked out Local 252G Kellogg workers and AFL-CIO representatives, attended the  Kellogg Company shareholder meeting today in Battle Creek, Mich. The AFL-CIO presented Proposal 5 to the shareholders. The proposal, put forward by Brandon Rees of the AFL-CIO Office of Investment, would [...]

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BCTGM Descends on Kellogg Company Shareholders Meeting

Posted by BCTGM - April 25, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout kellogg rally

BCTGM members from five states and Canada descended upon  the Kellogg Company annual shareholders meeting Battle Creek, Mich. to protest the company’s illegal lockout of more than 220 Local 252G Memphis, Tenn. cereal workers. Hundreds of union members, labor leaders, and community activists joined the BCTGM outside the W.K. Kellogg Auditorium for a rally.  Locked [...]

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Locked Out Workers Submit $15 Million Grant Application to W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Posted by BCTGM - April 24, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News IMG_2906

I remained hopeful that this situation would resolve soon for many days, but as these days turned to weeks, and these weeks to months, I am starting to wonder why nobody is listening to my plea. It hurts to be ignored. —Kara Butterfield, 15, daughter of Jeff Butterfield, Local 252G locked out Kellogg worker This [...]

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