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Locked Out Workers Submit $15 Million Grant Application to W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Posted by BCTGM - April 24, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News IMG_2906

I remained hopeful that this situation would resolve soon for many days, but as these days turned to weeks, and these weeks to months, I am starting to wonder why nobody is listening to my plea. It hurts to be ignored. —Kara Butterfield, 15, daughter of Jeff Butterfield, Local 252G locked out Kellogg worker This [...]

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Kellogg Locked Out Workers to Cut Costs, Paid CEO $8 Million

Posted by BCTGM - April 21, 2014 - AFL-CIO, Corporate Greed, Kellogg's Lockout Kevin_AFL BLOG

According to the 2014 AFL-CIO Executive PayWatch, released April 15, it’s 331 times better to be a CEO than an average worker. All you need to do is ask BCTGM Local 252G President Kevin Bradshaw, who along with more than 220 other union workers, has been locked out of the Kellogg cereal plant in Memphis, Tenn. [...]

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Federal Government Seeks Immediate Court Action to End Memphis Lockout

Posted by BCTGM - April 5, 2014 - Kellogg's Lockout, National Labor Relations, Press

Kensington, MD, April 5, 2014 – In yet another major development regarding the Kellogg Company’s illegal lockout of its Memphis, Tenn. workforce, the five-member National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) headquartered in Washington, D.C. unanimously authorized on April 4th its lawyers to seek an immediate injunction in U.S. Federal Court against the company for its part in [...]

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U.S. Government Charges Kellogg With Serious Violations of Federal Law

Posted by BCTGM - March 27, 2014 - Kellogg's Lockout, Labor News, National Labor Relations, Press

Kensington, MD, March 27, 2014 – Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) issued the following statement in response to the March 27 complaint issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against the Kellogg Company: Earlier today, the U.S. government charged the Kellogg Company with multiple and serious violations of federal law stemming from its [...]

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(VIDEO) Kellogg Greed: The Destruction of Middle Class Jobs around the World

Posted by BCTGM - March 18, 2014 - BCTGM-Made, Corporate Greed, Jobs, Kellogg's Lockout, Local Union News, Solidarity, Video

A series of videos were launched today to tell the story of the actions Kellogg is taking against its workers around the globe. While the CEO of The Kellogg Company, John Bryant, gets a pay raise of $8 million and investors get rich with increasing dividend payments and share buybacks, thousands of Kellogg employees and [...]

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