Kellogg’s strike ends with major win for strikers

An estimated 1,400 strikers returned to work at Kellogg's as of Dec. 27. The strike was a pretty clear win for BCTGM members.

Nabisco strike beats back demand for concessions

Bakers won the fight to keep what they have—and not give concessions—because of solidarity: their own, their co-workers, and their community.

Nationwide Nabisco strike intensifies

‘No contract, no snacks’ Nabisco strikers are saying—their livelihoods on the line in a nationwide struggle against corporate greed.

“They don’t know their workers”

David Woods is the lead union negotiator trying to bargain a new contract at Nabisco. We spoke with him by phone Aug. 26.

Nabisco workers strike around the nation

It’s been a long time coming. Provoked by round after round of demands by Nabisco for concessions, the union BCTGM reached a breaking point.

Strike ends at Topeka, Kansas Frito-Lay plant 

Workers struck for wage increases and an end to forced overtime, but got only very modest improvements in the modified employer offer.

Bakers in another standoff at Nabisco

The snack-maker, flush with profits amid a snack boom, is demanding further concessions from its main union.

Nabisco extends union contracts but closes plants

BCTGM agreed to extend nationwide contracts to the end of May and raise wage 2.25%. But Nabisco is closing plants in Georgia and New Jersey.

Nabisco threatens more plant closures

If Nabisco closes its N.J. and Georgia plants in 2021, just three would remain: Portland, Chicago, and Richmond. And lots of Mexican product.

Four-year contract fight ends as Mondelēz-Nabisco struggles to keep workers on the job in the COVID crisis

The new national contract contains significant union concessions, ending the pension and giving the company the right to use temps during the COVID crisis.

Nabisco retirees condemn pension cuts

For members and retirees of Portland-based BCTGM Local 364, their union's fight to save pensions at Mondelēz Nabisco is  personal.

Nabisco back at the table with Bakers

In October and November, the two sides met for bargaining for the first time in more than two years.

Union bakers picket outside Portland home of Nabisco board member

The profitable company is halting pension contributions at the same time it pays its executives so much that even shareholders are gagging.

Nabisco unilaterally implements its terms on union workers

After two years without negotiations, Mondelēz-Nabisco is withdrawing from the union pension, and implementing annual raises of 2.25 percent.

Nabisco’s “final” final offer: $15,000 signing bonus

Two years after the union contract expired, Mondelēz/Nabisco offers workers $15,000 to agree to the company's final offer — and gives a May 20 deadline.

Interfaith Worker Justice releases report on Mondelēz decision to shift production to Mexico

Faith group says owners of the iconic Oreo brand treat working people like a commodity.

Union-made gift ideas

Buying any gifts this holiday season? If you buy union, you help keep good jobs in the community, and vote with your dollars for enterprises that pay your fellow workers a living wage with benefits.

Outside a Portland Walmart: The Nabisco Boycott Day of Action

With actions outside 100 stores nationwide, the union boycott against Mexican-made Nabisco products isn't going away any time soon.

Faith group investigates conditions among Nabisco workers in Mexico

A staffing agency buses in Nabisco's Monterrey workforce, who work 12 hour shifts for under $2 an hour.

Mexican-made Nabisco boycott continues, and so does union standoff

Laid-off workers tour college campuses and protest at the annual shareholders meeting.