Category: Mondelez

Mark Your Calendars for March 23rd

Posted by BCTGM - March 10, 2017 - Activism, Check the Label, Mondelez DigitalDay_SaveDate

March 23rd marks one year since Mondelēz/Nabisco began laying off Local 300 members from the Chicago bakery and sending their jobs to Salinas, Mexico. Now, workers toiling under exploitive conditions in Mexico produce the formerly made-in-the U.S. Nabisco products that are shipped back to American consumers. The Nabisco 600 and the Check the Label campaign […]

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BCTGM International President Durkee: Check the Label and help Save an American Job!

Posted by BCTGM - August 2, 2016 - Boycotts, Check the Label, Mondelez COVER ChicFedNews Spring 2016 Read More

PayWatch 2016 highlights Mondelēz CEO-to-worker pay disparity

Posted by BCTGM - May 17, 2016 - Check the Label, Corporate Greed, Mondelez

“It was a lonely, sad ride home and a day I will never forget,” recalls Michael Smith, one of the “Nabisco 600” laid off on March 23 from the Southside Chicago Mondelēz bakery.  “At 59 years of age, I basically have to learn how to reinvent myself in today’s job market.”  Smith was a spokesperson […]

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Chicago Tribune Commentary by President Durkee and AFL-CIO President Trumka

Posted by BCTGM - March 29, 2016 - AFL-CIO, International, Mondelez, Press 20160323_065802

The Chicago Tribune published this joint commentary by BCTGM International President David B. Durkee and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on March 29.  Oreos are incredibly popular, one of America’s top guilty pleasures. But we soon might not be able to stomach them, if the iconic cookies don’t sustain good jobs in the United States. As […]

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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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