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L. 300 Member and Former Nabisco Worker Addresses DNC Senior Council

Posted by BCTGM - July 26, 2016 - 2016 Elections, Boycotts, Check the Label image1

Today at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, BCTGM Local 300 member and laid-off Nabisco worker Michael Smith spoke before the National Democratic Seniors Coordinating Council.  Part of the meeting included addresses from Members of Congress, national senior citizen leaders and top officials from the DNC about Social Security, Medicare and the importance of the senior vote in […]

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10 Reasons Hillary Clinton Stands with Working People

Posted by BCTGM - July 26, 2016 - AFL-CIO, Election In March, Hillary Clinton met with Nabisco workers  at the Local 300 office located across from the iconic Chicago Nabisco bakery. She told union members she wanted to figure out how to stop the impending relocation of 600 American jobs to Mexico.

This is re-posted from the AFL-CIO NOW Blog. Working people recognize the high stakes in the 2016 presidential election. On one side, you have Donald Trump, who supports “right to work,” which takes away power from working people, and thinks your wages are too high. On the other side, you have Hillary Clinton, who has a long […]

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Local 300’s Smith to DNC: Support U.S. Workers with Fair Trade Laws

Posted by BCTGM - July 25, 2016 - 2016 Elections, AFL-CIO, Boycotts, Check the Label SmithEllisonDNConvention

Today as the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, BCTGM Local 300 member and laid off Nabisco worker Michael Smith was meeting labor delegates,union leaders and political activists to give voice to the nation’s working families negatively impacted by unfair U.S. trade laws. Smith met briefly this afternoon with U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D. Minn.). Ellison, who […]

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Video: Nabisco Workers Fight Corporate Greed

Posted by BCTGM - July 12, 2016 - AFL-CIO, Boycotts, Check the Label, Corporate Greed Video2picBLOG

“Irene has made over $20 million dollars a year, for the last nine years. That is roughly 300 times that of the average Mondelez employee.” “For a CEO to make that much and refuse to leave our jobs in Chicago, to send them to Mexico, that’s a slap in our face. Irene Rosenfeld – you […]

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Made in America: Make Your Fourth of July Barbecue Union Made

Posted by BCTGM - July 1, 2016 - AFL-CIO, BCTGM-Made

Re-Posted from the AFL-CIO BLOG It’s Made in America week and we’ll be spotlighting a different product area every day so that working families can show their solidarity for their sisters and brothers. First up, we know many of you will be planning barbecues for the Fourth of July. Our lists are courtesy of the Los […]

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