Category: Local Union News

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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Enjoy a BCTGM Union-Made Labor Day

Posted by BCTGM - September 2, 2015 - BCTGM-Made, Labor Day, Local Union News american flag on blue cloudy sky at dusk

Labor Day is the unofficial end of the summer holiday season. While the day honors the hardworking men and women who make this nation go and grow, the weekend also gives us a chance for one more big backyard barbecue blowout. Here are some BCTGM-made goods to get your barbecue off to a great start. […]

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President Durkee Writes a Letter to President Obama Re: Mondelēz

Posted by BCTGM - September 1, 2015 - Corporate Greed, Local Union News, Mondelez, President's Report ObamaLetterFeatured

Shown below is the full text of a letter International President David Durkee sent to President Obama concerning the July 29 announcement by Mondelēz International that it intends to move hundreds of union production jobs from the historic BCTGM-represented Chicago Nabisco Bakery to the company’s low-wage facility in Mexico. This contemptible move by this greedy multi-national company epitomizes all that is […]

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