unions

8:12 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Kellogg Workers Reject Changes to Labor Contracts

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Proposed contract would have affected employee health care benefits and wage adjustments at four cereal plants, including Battle Creek
Kellogg Co. said it "must take steps now" to sustain its cereal business after union employees overwhelmingly struck down proposed changes to their labor agreement over the weekend. Only 21 of 1,289 votes cast last week were in favor of the proposal, said Trevor Bidelman, president of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 3G in Battle Creek.
8:10 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Kellogg Workers Vote on Contract Changes

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Votes are to be counted Friday in Maryland
In front of a standing-room-only crowd, union official Ron Baker took the heat as hundreds of union employees from Kellogg Co. demanded answers. There were interruptions and, at times, shouting matches as the Battle Creek workers prepared to vote on sweeping changes to their labor agreement nearly a year ahead of schedule.
6:34 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Kellogg Cereal Workers to Vote on Contract Changes

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Employees are expected to cast votes on the changes Thursday morning
Employees at Kellogg Co.'s cereal plants in the U.S. will vote this week on sweeping changes to their labor agreement nearly a year before the current contract expires.
7:28 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Despite "Right to Work" Law, Unions Still Signing up Members

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Union membership in Michigan peaked in 1989
LANSING, MI -Sparrow Home Health nurses voted this week to unionize, marking the first group the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) has registered since Gov. Rick Snyder signed Right to Work legislation in 2012.
6:13 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Judge Rules Michigan Teachers Can Leave Union at Any Time

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Michigan Education Association says most teaches have chosen to stay with union
Members of the Michigan Education Association should be able to resign from the union at any time, and not just during the month of August, an administrative law judge ruled this week. The ruling could be a blow to the union, which represents teachers and many other school employees.

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