Category: Solidarity

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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BCTGM Joins “March on Mississippi” to Demand Workers’ Rights for Nissan Factory Workers

Posted by BCTGM - March 6, 2017 - Activism, Organizing, Solidarity NissanRally 3_5_17 1

“If Mississippi Nissan workers succeed, it will send a powerful message in the south and across this country that working people are prepared to fight for justice.” – Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told the Nissan factory workers. On March 4, BCTGM International Representative Jason Davis and Local 149 (Memphis) President and GEB member Letitia Malone […]

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Hundreds Join in Solidarity Rally for Striking Just Born Workers

Posted by BCTGM - September 27, 2016 - Just Born Strike, Local Union News, Solidarity rally1

This morning about 250 trade unionists and supporters joined striking Local 6 members for a spirited rally across from the Just Born candy plant in Bethlehem, Pa. Participants of the solidarity event included the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 13000, Steelworkers (USW) Local 2559, CWA District 2-13, Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 375, Teamsters (IBT) Local […]

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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Issues Statement of Support for Strikers at Just Born

Posted by BCTGM - September 8, 2016 - Just Born Strike, Solidarity day-1_2web

As 400 BCTGM Local 6 workers go on strike at Just Born in Bethlehem, Pa., the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO made the following statements: “The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO stands in solidarity with the 400 workers on strike at Just Born.  These workers deserve to be recognized for their hard work and treated with dignity and […]

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The Verizon Deal is a Huge Victory for all Workers

Posted by BCTGM - May 31, 2016 - Labor News, Solidarity P1050347

The Verizon fight, the biggest strike in recent history, proved that when working people stand together and fight back, we can win. Communications Workers of America (CWA) issued the following statement in response to the agreement reached between striking workers and Verizon last week: Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April […]

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