The U.S. Labor Movement Is Popular, Prominent and Also Shrinking

By Taylor Johnston Source: The New York Times Unionization efforts involving some of the most recognizable names in business have dominated headlines across the United States in recent months. Starbucks workers in Buffalo and Amazon employees in Bessemer, Ala., and on Staten Island have recently moved to unionize, as have [...]

2022-01-25T16:20:20+00:00January 25th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Kellogg Workers Prolong Strike by Rejecting Contract Proposal

By Noam Scheiber Source: The New York Times About 1,400 striking workers at four Kellogg cereal plants in the United States have rejected a tentative agreement on a five-year contract negotiated by their union, the company said on Tuesday. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union, which [...]

2021-12-08T00:45:26+00:00December 8th, 2021|Tags: , |

Cereal Killers: How 80-Hour Weeks and a Caste System Pushed Kellogg’s Workers to Strike

By Stephen Rodrick Source: Rolling Stone The shelves at the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ International Union Local 50 are lined with boxes of Kellogg’s products that the union members and their mothers, brothers, and grandfathers have packed over the past century. A Froot Loops box commemorating the [...]

2021-12-08T00:40:55+00:00December 8th, 2021|Tags: , |

‘You are standing up to preserve the middle class’: Nation Labor leader joins Kellogg’s picket line

Source: KETV The Kellogg's strike in Omaha is one of many strikes for Liz Shuler, president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. Shuler said she believes the momentum is on the side of the strikers. With another day on strike at the Kellogg's plant in [...]

2021-11-01T23:24:12+00:00November 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , |
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