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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. 

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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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Winners and Losers of the Week

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In our regular weekly feature, we'll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle for the rights of working families. The winners will be the people or organizations that go above and beyond to expand or protect the rights of working families, while the losers will be whoever went above and beyond to limit or deny those rights.

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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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CBC Urges Kellogg to ‘Immediately End’ Lockout of Workers

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The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has joined the growing chorus of national and international voices urging the Kellogg Co. to end its four-month-old lockout of more than 220 workers at its Memphis, Tenn., plant.

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Congressional Progressives Urge Kellogg's to End Lockout

Congressional Progressives Urge Kellogg to End Lockout

This is a cross-post on the Kellogg Company lockout from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM).

The continued inaction by the Kellogg Company on the lockout of more than 220 workers at its Memphis, Tenn., cereal plant has drawn the attention of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). The Congressional Progressive Caucus consists of 75 members of the U.S. House of Representatives from around the country and is the largest caucus within the House Democratic Caucus.

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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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Minnesota Orchestra Members Ratify New Deal to End Lockout

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Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra will be back onstage soon after they and the orchestra board of directors have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will end the nearly 16-month lockout of the musicians. The agreement takes effect Feb. 1 and performances are expected to begin later that month.

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Solidarity and Support: ‘O Double Good’ for Locked-Out Kellogg’s Workers

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The more than 220 workers who have been locked out of their jobs at a Kellogg’s® Memphis, Tenn., plant since October are receiving international solidarity from workers around the world, and support and holiday cheer from fellow Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Miller (BCTGM) members.

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'Greatest Orchestra’ Still Locked Out

Minnesota Orchestra Director Osmo Vanska  greeting Principal Trombone Doug Wright, and Trumpeter Bob Dorer at a September rally supporting the locked-out musicians. He cited management’s lockout as the reason for his resignation yesterday. (Minnesota Orchestra photo via Facebook)

Several hundred union and community activists and music lovers joined the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) members of the Minnesota Orchestra in a downtown Minneapolis rally Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the lockout by orchestra management, the Minnesota Orchestral Association.

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