February 23: Report From Nabisco Union Bargaining Chairman Jethro Head

Unfortunately, today has been another fruitless day of negotiations. Brothers and sisters, your Union Negotiating Committee came to Charlotte last week to negotiate in good faith and reach a reasonable deal that would benefit the membership, while allowing the company to continue to reap high profits. Sadly, the Company remains fixated on getting out of the… Continue reading February 23: Report From Nabisco Union Bargaining Chairman Jethro Head

February 24: Report From Nabisco Union Bargaining Chairman Jethro Head

The following is a message from the Mondelēz /Nabisco bargaining table from International Vice President Jethro Head, Union Chairman: Brothers and Sisters, We have reached a crossroads in the negotiations with Mondelēz here in Charlotte. While there are issues that still can be addressed in order to achieve a positive outcome for you and your… Continue reading February 24: Report From Nabisco Union Bargaining Chairman Jethro Head

Global Alliance Puts Mondelēz International on Notice

The International Union of Food Workers (IUF) has sent a message of International Solidarity with workers of Mondelēz International, the maker of Nabisco products, around the world. BCTGM represents about 4,000 Mondelēz workers throughout North America. The company has asked for massive concessions from BCTGM Local 300 members – which would amount to lost wages and benefits of… Continue reading Global Alliance Puts Mondelēz International on Notice

Hillary Clinton Meets with Nabisco Workers in Chicago

In the BCTGM Local 300 office located across Kenzie Avenue from the Chicago Nabisco bakery, Hillary Clinton met with union members ‘to figure out how we can stop’ the impending relocation of 600 American jobs to Mexico. According to BCTGM International Vice President Jethro Head, who facilitated the meeting, “She really cares about workers and… Continue reading Hillary Clinton Meets with Nabisco Workers in Chicago

June 20: Where to Find the Nabisco 600 Tour this Week!

The Nabisco 600 team, composed of laid-off Local 300 members from the Nabisco bakery in Chicago, set out on a national tour last week to spread the word that the Mondelez offshoring of Nabisco jobs to Mexico will not stand. With appearances on Union Edge Radio in Pittsburgh, the Rick Smith Radio Show in Harrisburg, and… Continue reading June 20: Where to Find the Nabisco 600 Tour this Week!

Where is the Nabisco 600 Tour this Week?

Representatives for the Nabisco Tour will be educating consumers outside major retailers throughout the country and addressing labor functions. This is where they will be THIS WEEK:   Monday, June 27: Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, Gary, Indiana Wednesday, June 29: Maricopa Area Labor Federation, Phoenix, Arizona

Retirees Join AFL-CIO Boycott of Mexican-Made Nabisco Products

Alliance for Retired Americans members have joined the AFL-CIO in a boycott of Mexican-made Oreos and other Mexican-made Nabisco products. The boycott is a result of Nabisco’s announcement last July that it would invest an additional $130 million in a Mexican plant rather than its American factory in Chicago. As a result 600 workers in… Continue reading Retirees Join AFL-CIO Boycott of Mexican-Made Nabisco Products

RSVP for an Exciting Nabisco 600 Digital Day of Action: March 23

March 23rd marks one year since Mondelēz/Nabisco began laying off workers from the Chicago bakery and sending their jobs to Salinas, Mexico. Now, workers toiling under exploitive conditions in Mexico produce the formerly made-in-the U.S. Nabisco products that are shipped back to American consumers. The Nabisco 600 and the Check the Label campaign has gained tremendous support from… Continue reading RSVP for an Exciting Nabisco 600 Digital Day of Action: March 23

An Anniversary We Won’t Soon Forget

“Today’s layoff of the first 277 employees from the Nabisco Chicago Bakery should not be seen as the end of the Union’s fight to save these American jobs, but rather the launch of an intensified effort to educate the American consumer on the transfer of this work from the hard working employees of Chicago to… Continue reading An Anniversary We Won’t Soon Forget

Press Release: Nabisco CEO Irene Rosenfeld’s $20M Pay Day While Company Continues to Ruin American Communities

Bakery Workers Express Astonishment over Nabisco CEO Irene Rosenfeld’s $20M Pay Day While Company Continues to Ruin American Communities KENSINGTON, Md., March 30, 2016 – Today, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), which represents nearly 4,000 members at Mondelēz International, maker of Nabisco snack products, expressed its shock and disappointment… Continue reading Press Release: Nabisco CEO Irene Rosenfeld’s $20M Pay Day While Company Continues to Ruin American Communities