Posts tagged BCTGM
Workers vote to strike at Ingredion in Cedar Rapids
August 3, 2022 // Picket lines started Monday morning outside the Ingredion plant on First Street SW. The BCTGM Local 100G rejected the latest contract offer Monday morning. Union representatives say they are negotiating pay and benefits, particularly for health coverage. BCTGM represents North America’s bakery, confectionery, tobacco, and grain milling industries - including everything from production workers to sanitation. It has 123 members at Ingredion. The union picketed the company during a 2015 labor dispute as the company was changing hands from Penford to Ingredion, but workers did not strike.
‘We were fighting for our future:’ Union workers unhappy with new deal with Kellogg’s
December 21, 2021 // “It’s hard to put into words. I’m sad that we have to go back the way we do,” Cramutolo said. “We wanted more for everybody that’s coming through like I said and I’m just a little disheartened.”
Kellogg looks to hire replacement employees as strike continues
December 7, 2021 // After union workers rejected a tentative agreement with Kellogg’s that would have ended a two-month strike, the company has announced that it will look to hire replacement employees.
Kellogg reaches tentative deal with union to end 2-month strike
December 2, 2021 // “The workers have won a lot,” Rebecca Givan, an associate professor of labor studies and employment relations in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, told Bloomberg. “It certainly shows the success of going on strike.”