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Supervalu Workers in Richmond Vote Union Yes

Posted by BCTGM - October 23, 2014 - Uncategorized SuperValueL358

In 2006, organizers at Local 358 (Richmond, Va.) were extremely disappointed after workers at the Supervalu distribution center in Richmond Virginia, voted narrowly against joining the BCTGM. “It’s a punch in the gut when you lose a campaign,” says International Representative Jim Condran who assisted the local during the organizing drive.  “But we never lost [...]

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Fall-Fun with BCTGM-Made Treats!

Posted by BCTGM - October 21, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Holidays BCTGM Made Fall Candy

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What Happens When We Raise The Minimum Wage?

Posted by BCTGM - October 21, 2014 - Election, Jobs, Wages MinWageMinn14

FACT: In January 2014, 13 states raised their minimum wage; since then these states added more jobs and have lower unemployment rates than the 36 states that did not raise the minimum wage. FACT: The U.S. Government could save $7 billion dollars if companies just paid employees a higher minimum wage.* FACT: Federal minimum wage is $7.25 – and some states actually have [...]

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2014 Convention Votes to Restructure BCTGM Regions

Posted by BCTGM - October 1, 2014 - 2014 Convention, Local Union News Map-NewRegions-featured

In an action taken to strengthen the BCTGM, enhance membership service and utilize resources more effectively and efficiently, Delegates to the 39th BCTGM Constitutional Convention overwhelmingly passed Resolution Number 28, which Amends Article IV, Sections 1 and 5 of the BCTGM International Constitution to Consolidate Regions One and Two and to rename the Regions.  Click [...]

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AFL-CIO: The Election is Coming!

Posted by BCTGM - October 1, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Election, Political Action

Check out the latest AFL-CIO Labor 2014 video that prominently features many union members out canvassing, phone banking, at rallies, and political events in states all over the country. From Alaska to Kentucky, working people are getting out the VOTE and making a difference!  Let’s get out and VOTE!    

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