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(Memphis Commercial Appeal)   Kellogg's strikers hold the picket line. Refuse to leave newer workers behind. Solidarity   (commercialappeal.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Strike action, Trade union, Employment, cereal company, Cereal, Harlan County, USA, Labor disputes, Kellogg's cereal plant  
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755 clicks; posted to Business » on 07 Dec 2021 at 11:30 PM (22 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-12-07 10:10:03 PM  
4 votes:
Oh Snap! (crakle pop!) It's (captain) Crunch time! Workers refuse to Flake out. (too tired to do more. Someone else continue...)
 
2021-12-07 11:32:58 PM  
4 votes:
Theeeey're ... GREAT!
 
2021-12-07 11:48:31 PM  
2 votes:

king of vegas: I know that Solidarity was the change used by Hoffa because of the movie The Irishman.

/Csb


I remember binge-watching season one of The Irishman on Netflix.  When is season two coming out?
 
2021-12-08 7:38:02 AM  
2 votes:
Another example of well-paid union leadership willing to sellout the rank-and-file.
 
2021-12-08 8:18:22 AM  
2 votes:
Old neighbor of mine crossed the picket line when Hormel was on strike in '85 because in doing so he was able to afford his "dream car" , a Ford Thunderbird.
 
2021-12-08 12:06:47 AM  
1 vote:
Snappy asides, uh, aside, it looks like Kellogg is going to replace the union workers:

https://www.npr.org/2021/12/07/1062240467/kellogg-to-hire-replacements-for-striking-workers-who-rejected-a-proposed-contra

They are going to hire at the demanded rates of the union, so I don't see how this is a win for the union. Because those people just lost their jobs.
 
2021-12-08 1:17:31 AM  
1 vote:

Lsherm: Snappy asides, uh, aside, it looks like Kellogg is going to replace the union workers:

https://www.npr.org/2021/12/07/1062240467/kellogg-to-hire-replacements-for-striking-workers-who-rejected-a-proposed-contra

They are going to hire at the demanded rates of the union, so I don't see how this is a win for the union. Because those people just lost their jobs.


That assumes that the workers are easily replaceable.

"Interest in the (permanent replacement) roles has been strong at all four plants, as expected. We expect some of the new hires to start with the company very soon,"

OOOH.. Strong "interest".
 
2021-12-08 2:48:58 AM  
1 vote:
Keep in mind subby, the senior most workers are the ones who always vote against closing the gap in pay between the top and the bottom, voted to create the tier system in the first place and constantly vote to keep their benifits and retirement pensions as high as possible while gutting the system for everyone who follows


So good on you for telling the boomers they are doig acceptable behavior. Because they really are not doing anything thats fair for anyone but their wallet
 
2021-12-08 3:55:23 AM  
1 vote:
Have Biden nationalize Kelloggs.

Problem solved.
 
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