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No Contract, No Snacks
Updated On: Sep 01, 2021
Sept. 1, 2021 | STRIKES | Since August 10th, Nabisco workers have been on strike. At all five of the union plants in the United States, the workers have walked the picket line to fight back against the regressive cuts that the company is trying to make. While the company is bringing in record profits, they are demanding givebacks from the workers and are threatening to move jobs to a non-union plant in Ohio and Mexico if they don’t get their way. According to the workers, one sticking point in the negotiations is over healthcare. The company wants to institute a two-tiered system that requires new hires to pay for some of their healthcare costs, but the union opposes that. The union argues that over the last few contracts they have willingly given up raises to protect their 100% employer-funded healthcare, meaning that a lot of the rising healthcare costs have already been paid for by the workers forgoing raises…
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