Kellogg’s Is Going To Permanently Replace The Workers That Have Been On Strike Since Oct 5

  • Kellogg’s is planning on permanently replacing its striking workers after the company failed to reach an agreement with the International Union last Tuesday.
  • About 1,400 members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers International Union at Kellog’s cereal plants across the country have been on strike since Oct. 5.
  • The giant corporation said it had no choice but to permanently replace the striking workers with scabs to cover the “staffing shortage.”

Sahid Fawaz from Labor 411 writes:

“Kellogg announced that it will move to hire permanent replacements.

Reuters reports:

Kellogg’s is planning on permanently replacing its striking workers after the company failed to reach an agreement with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union on Tuesday.

About 1,400 union members at its cereal plants across the country have been on strike since Oct. 5 after their contracts expired the day before.

As the strike enters its eighth week, the company and the workers have been negotiating over benefits and pay, but those negotiations have hit a roadblock, according to Reuters...”

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