Nabisco Strike Ends, Combative Portland Pickets Show Workers’ Tenacity

Photo: Workers and their supporters block a delivery truck attempting to cross the picket line By Sarah Ahmed The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ International Union came to an agreement with Mondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, on September 18, ending the strike that began in Portland, Oregon and spread to Aurora, Colorado; Richmond, Virginia; Chicago, Illinois; and Norcross, Georgia. Throughout the … Continue reading Nabisco Strike Ends, Combative Portland Pickets Show Workers’ Tenacity

Nabisco Workers Speak from the Picket Lines

By Sarah Ahmed The Nabisco strike now includes bakeries and distribution centers across five states as of Monday, when workers at a distribution center in Norcross, Georgia joined striking workers in Portland, Chicago, Richmond, and Aurora. Tribune had the opportunity to speak with workers on the picket line in Portland and Richmond, who shared their experiences working heavy overtime shifts during the pandemic and the impact that Nabisco’s proposed … Continue reading Nabisco Workers Speak from the Picket Lines