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Judge Orders Kellogg to End Lockout, Reinstate Workers

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A federal judge granted an injunction Wednesday ordering the Kellogg Company to end its lockout of 226 workers—members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 252G—at its Memphis cereal plant and reinstate them to their jobs within five days. The lockout began Oct. 22.

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Locked-Out Cereal Workers Take Kellogg Battle to Battle Creek

Locked-Out Cereal Workers Take Kellogg Battle to Battle Creek

How’s this for a meeting? Friday afternoon in Battle Creek, Mich., hundreds of union members, labor leaders, and community activists rallied outside the Kellogg Co. annual shareholders meeting to protest Kellogg's lockout of more than 220 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 252G Memphis, Tenn., cereal workers.

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NLRB Charges Kellogg with Unlawful Conduct in Memphis Lockout

The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint Thursday against the Kellogg Co., charging the cereal maker with violating federal labor law in its more than five-month lockout of 22 workers at its Memphis, Tenn., plant. 

Take action to support the Kellogg's workers.

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K-E Double L! O Double Greed

When the Kellogg Co. locked out some 220 workers from its Memphis, Tenn., plant in October, it was another step in Kellogg’s corporate battle plan to replace steady, middle-class, full-time jobs in the United States and elsewhere with casual part-time employees who would make significantly lower wages and substandard benefits.

Today the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) union stepped up its campaign to shed light on Kellogg’s Greed.

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Senators Tell Kellogg to 'Act Swiftly' to End Memphis Lockout

Senators Tell Kellogg to 'Act Swiftly' to End Memphis Lockout

A group of five U.S. senators have joined the growing chorus of influential voices, telling the Kellogg Co. to end its nearly five-month lockout of more than 220 workers at its Memphis, Tenn., cereal production facility.

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Union Made: Love with a Union Label on Valentine’s Day

Union Made: Love with a Union Label on Valentine’s Day

Why not give your valentine some union-made sweets this Feb. 14, toast your love with champagne that carries a union label or touch up your pheromones a bit with some smell-good union-made scents.

Want info on more union-made products? Text MADE to 235246 (standard data and message rates may apply). 

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NAN Joins Growing List of Groups Urging Kellogg’s to End the Memphis Lockout

Photo courtesy of BCTGM's Facebook page.

The more than 220 workers who have been locked out of their jobs at a Kellogg’s Memphis, Tenn., plant since October picked up more support in their fight to return to work. The National Action Network urged Kellogg’s to end the lockout. 

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Memphis MLK Day Actions to Support Locked-Out Kellogg’s Workers

Memphis MLK Day Actions to Support Locked-Out Kellogg’s Workers

More than 220 workers who have been locked out of their jobs at a Kellogg’s Memphis, Tenn., plant since October will be honored and supported as part of Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day actions in Memphis.

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Hey, Kellogg, This Isn't Grrreat!

Hey, Kellogg, This Isn't Grrreat!

Global cereal and snack giant Kellogg Co. locked out workers represented by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local Union 252G last Tuesday at the company’s Memphis cereal facility.

CLICK HERE to download a full fact sheet on the lockout.

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NLRB Disarray Undermines Panera Workers' Fight for Union Representation

NLRB Disarray Undermines Panera Workers' Fight for Union Representation

This is how hope turns into despair. More than a year since they voted to form a union, Panera workers in Michigan are still waiting. The franchisee that owns the Panera Bread stores in the region refused to recognize the BCTGM as the official representative of the bakers and refused to meet to bargain a first contract. 

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that Panera broke the law by refusing to bargain, and ordered the company to bargain with the bakers.  But the company appealed that ruling to the D.C. Circuit Court, which has put the case on hold because of another ruling about President Obama’s three recess appointments to the NLRB.  So the workers are still waiting for justice.

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