Category: Local Union News

Labor Board Cites Ingredion, Inc. for Multiple Violations of Federal Law

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2016 - Ingredion, Local Union News, National Labor Relations, Press BerniePenford2 (3 of 11)

Following a months-long investigation, Region 18 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it had decided to issue a complaint charging Ingredion, Inc. with multiple violations of the National Labor Relations Act at its Cedar Rapids, Iowa facility. Those violations include illegally engaging in “surface bargaining”– meaning engaging in a sham process of […]

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Richmond Baking Workers On Strike In Indiana

Posted by BCTGM - January 6, 2016 - Corporate Greed, Local Union News, Press image

Local 1 Richmond Baking Workers On Strike During the contract meeting held on Sunday, January 3, 2016 workers at Richmond Baking Company, members of  Local Union 1 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union AFL-CIO-CLC, voted unanimously to reject the company’s final offer. They later voted unanimously to set a strike date and […]

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Stock up for a BCTGM-Made Trick-or-Treat!

Posted by BCTGM - October 14, 2015 - BCTGM-Made, Local Union News Halloween2015

Annabelle Candy Company: Rocky Road, Abba Zaba, Look, Big Hunk and U-No. (Local 125/Oakland, Calif.)   Boyer Candies: Mallo Cups, Peanut Butter Cups, Smoothie Cups, Triple Twist Pretzels, Dark Chocolate Mallo Cups. (Local 19/Cleveland, Ohio)   Concord Confections (Tootsie Roll Industries): Double Bubble Bubble Gum. (Local 264/Toronto)   Ghirardelli Chocolate: Pumpkin Spice Caramel Squares, Solid […]

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Pearson Candy Workers Want Company to Negotiate in Good Faith

Posted by BCTGM - October 9, 2015 - Collective Bargaining, Local Union News, Press Pearsons

Twin Cities, Minn. − After months of negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement, workers at the Pearson’s Candy Company facility in St. Paul, Minn. are urging company CEO Michael Keller to force company negotiators to bargain in good faith. BCTGM Local Union 22 and Pearson’s Candy have yet to reach agreement on a new […]

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Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders to Visit Penford Products Union Members in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Posted by BCTGM - September 3, 2015 - Collective Bargaining, Ingredion, Local Union News, Solidarity Bernie

In a sign of solidarity, Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders will join BCTGM Local 100G members and supporters in an informational picket outside the Penford Products factory in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Friday, September 4th. Union members at the plant have been fighting for a fair new contract with Ingredion, Inc. which purchased the facility […]

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