Category: Solidarity

Keep Good Jobs in America

Posted by BCTGM - May 24, 2017 - Jobs, Solidarity, Trump Administration, Union Made USW Steelworkers1

As a candidate, President Donald Trump railed against the outsourcing of American jobs, using Carrier in Indianapolis as his prime example. The company has announced it will fire 632 workers by midsummer at the company’s Indianapolis factory and outsource the work to Mexico. The BCTGM joins with the AFL-CIO and the entire labor movement to […]

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Stand with Striking AT&T Workers on Strike for Good Jobs!

Posted by BCTGM - May 19, 2017 - Solidarity socialmediashare-picketline-strike

Today at 3 p.m. EST, 40,000 CWA workers at AT&T went on strike in 36 states and Washington D.C. Workers have been at the bargaining table for months fighting for good jobs against a company dead set on lining its pockets at the expense of the workers who make them billions. This will be the […]

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Yale University: Negotiate a Fair Contract with Workers!

Posted by BCTGM - May 15, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Solidarity Yale-negotiate-share-twitter

Yale University won’t negotiate with its workers. Graduate teachers at Yale voted to form a union with Local 33–UNITE HERE in February. Instead of coming to the negotiating table, Yale is trying to run out the clock until President Trump appoints his own anti-worker picks to the National Labor Relations Board who can take back […]

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Join the #NabiscoShareholdersShowdown

Posted by BCTGM - May 5, 2017 - Check the Label, Mondelez, Solidarity SocialShareGraphic

Last year, Nabisco/Mondelēz eliminated 600 good, middle-class jobs in Chicago in order to outsource Nabisco production to Mexico. And while workers in Mexico are paid only $1 per hour, Mondelēz CEO Irene Rosenfeld averages nearly $20 million per year. So on May 17, when company decision makers gather for the annual Mondelēz Shareholders Meeting in […]

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From Wisconsin to Washington: A New Era in Union Busting Begins

Posted by BCTGM - March 27, 2017 - AFL-CIO, Political Action, Solidarity, Take Action, Uncategorized AFGE unionrts

Guest Post by J. David Cox, Sr., National President, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), AFL-CIO Over the last several years, anti-union lawmakers and their corporate allies have waged a relentless battle against working people. Now, the campaign to dismantle collective bargaining rights has arrived squarely at the steps of the federal government and the […]

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