Category: Local Union News

Alabama Workers Define Courage in Organizing Win

Posted by BCTGM - June 29, 2015 - Local Union News, National Labor Relations, Organizing Pictured here after the final votes were counted is (from left, front row) Intl. Rep. David Woods, Randy Williams, George Key, Tony Sanders, L. 42 Pres./GEB member Letitia Malone, (from left, back row) Vanessa Corbitt, Allan Wright, Joseph Dickens and Phyllis Dickens.

Pictured above: After the final votes were counted is (from left, front row) Intl. Rep. David Woods, Randy Williams, George Key, Tony Sanders, L. 42 Pres./GEB member Letitia Malone, (from left, back row) Vanessa Corbitt, Allan Wright, Joseph Dickens and Phyllis Dickens. It was the unwavering strength and courage of 80 workers at a peanut [...]

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Mondelēz Asks Loyal Chicago Employees to Compete for Jobs against its Low-Wage Workforce in Mexico

Posted by BCTGM - May 15, 2015 - International, Jobs, Local Union News

Chicago, Ill. – BCTGM representatives met today with local and international representatives of Mondelēz International, Inc. to discuss investment plans related to the company’s Chicago bakery located at 7300 South Kedzie Avenue. Mondelēz essentially told the BCTGM that the workers had to come up with $46 million in annual savings at the Chicago facility for [...]

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Fast Track is the Wrong Track

Posted by BCTGM - February 26, 2015 - Jobs, Local Union News, Political Action, Stop Fast Track, Take Action L24 TPP

Republican leaders in Congress and the Obama Administration have declared that trade is a potential area of compromise this year and working people should be concerned.  New trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are being negotiated in the same failed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) model. The negotiations are focused on padding corporate [...]

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COMMITTED TO ORGANIZING: BCTGM Brings Unionization to Record Number of Workers in 2014

Posted by BCTGM - January 23, 2015 - Local Union News, Organizing SVP4 copy

“Senator Elizabeth Warren recently gave a speech where she made her case for electing women Democrats to Congress saying, ‘If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.’ And this is something I’ve started telling workers in organizing campaigns.” — John Price, BCTGM International Director of Organization Acknowledging that organizing is [...]

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The President’s Report: Commitment to Organizing is Foundation to a Bright Future

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2015 - Local Union News, Organizing, President's Report

As BCTGM members and their families welcome a New Year, we can look back at 2014 as a source of great pride and optimism for our Union.  While the BCTGM and our members certainly faced serious and difficult challenges on many fronts, we are heading into the New Year as a stronger, battle-tested Union, fully [...]

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