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AFL-CIO Commits to Mobilizing Millions of Women in 2016

Posted by BCTGM - August 4, 2016 - 2016 Elections, AFL-CIO

August 3, 2016 – The following is a statement by AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler on the AFL-CIO Executive Council’s Working Women Economic Agenda:  Women make up more than half of the U.S. electorate, and we vote at higher rates than men. From now until November, the AFL-CIO will be talking to women voters about […]

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BCTGM International President Durkee: Check the Label and help Save an American Job!

Posted by BCTGM - August 2, 2016 - Boycotts, Check the Label, Mondelez COVER ChicFedNews Spring 2016 Read More

Worker Champion Sen. Elizabeth Warren Meets Nabisco Worker Smith

Posted by BCTGM - July 27, 2016 - 2016 Elections, AFL-CIO, Boycotts, Check the Label WarrenSMith

Today at the Democratic National Convention, BCTGM Local 300 member and laid off Nabisco worker Michael Smith was invited to address the DNC Labor Council on Organizing. In addition to Smith, the Council heard from Alicia Hamiel, a representative of the Fight For Fifteen movement; Ernesto Salazar, a car wash worker, and numerous political leaders united in […]

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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-e1469560513622-550x733

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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