Category: Uncategorized

Senator Sherrod Brown: A Workers’ Champion Takes Action on Trade

Posted by BCTGM - May 2, 2017 - Trade, Uncategorized

On May 1, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) sent a letter to President Donald Trump outlining a four-point plan for securing the best deal for American workers as the administration prepares to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Brown, a true friend of labor and working families, has strongly opposed unfair trade deals […]

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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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BCTGM Local 300 Goes to Court for Injunctive Relief Against Mondelēz in Chicago

Posted by BCTGM - January 22, 2016 - Mondelez, Press, Uncategorized ChicagoPlant

In response to Mondelēz International’s ongoing violations of its Collective Bargaining Agreement, BCTGM Local 300 – which represents nearly 1,000 members at the Mondelēz Nabisco Bakery located at 7300 Kedzie Avenue in Chicago – filed for injunctive relief requesting court-compelled arbitration regarding these violations. The complaint particularly calls for arbitration regarding the company’s continued use […]

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BCTGM Among 60 Unions in Opposition to ‘Fast Tracking’ Trade Deals

Posted by BCTGM - March 3, 2015 - International News, Stop Fast Track, Uncategorized

The BCTGM is among 60 unions within and outside of the AFL-CIO that collectively signed a letter to Congress expressing opposition to Fast Track authority, which is used to advance unfair trade deals. The letter, which can be viewed by clicking here, demonstrates the unity between workers who have jobs that are directly impacted by bad […]

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Memphis Kellogg’s Workers Hold Community Prayer Vigil

Posted by BCTGM - November 8, 2013 - Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Uncategorized Prayer Vigil Memphis - Nov 7, 2013 065

Last night at dusk, outside the Memphis, Tenn. Kellogg cereal plant, hundreds of locked out BCTGM Local 252G members were joined by members of the community in a prayer vigil Led in prayer by Minister Rev. Keith Norman of First Baptist Church, workers reiterated the message to Kellogg: we want to get back to work. […]

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