18 episodes

Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis brings monthly interviews and Digital Insights to inspire authentic online dialogue between leadership, organizers and current and future members.

The BCTGM Voices Project BCTGM International Union

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Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis brings monthly interviews and Digital Insights to inspire authentic online dialogue between leadership, organizers and current and future members.

    017: Nabisco Workers UNITED: Striking BCTGM Members Share Near-Identical Stories, Solidarity across Picket Lines and Deep Gratitude for the Support of the Community

    017: Nabisco Workers UNITED: Striking BCTGM Members Share Near-Identical Stories, Solidarity across Picket Lines and Deep Gratitude for the Support of the Community

    A follow-up to the previous episode with BCTGM Int'l. Secy. Treas. David Woods – in this recording the workers give their inside take on the #NabiscoStrike from every location.


    From each strike line, we hear from:


    Local 364, Portland, Ore.: Local Bus. Agt. Cameron Taylor & Vice Pres./Nabisco Pest Controller Mike Burlingham

    Local 26, Aurora, Colo.: Local Pres./Bus. Mgr. Clifton Horton & Chief Steward/Exec. Board Member/Nabisco Replenisher (Fork Lift Driver) Rusty Lewis

    Local 358, Richmond, Va.: East-Central Region Intl. Rep. Lisa Gregory & Member/Nabisco Oiler Nathan Williams

    Local 1, Chicago, Ill.: BCTGM Rank & File Organizer Jared Cummings & Member/Nabisco Utility Operator Yvette Hale, II.

    Local 42, Atlanta, Ga.: Local Union Organizer Melissa Morley & Chief Steward/Nabisco Route Driver Edwin Martin, Jr.


    Follow their Facebook Page: Nabisco Workers Unite


    Check the Label! Download an Action Flyer 

    • 31 min
    016: Nabisco (Mondelēz) ON STRIKE! Int'l. Secy. Treas. David Woods Discusses the History, Issues and Action Items for Supporting the Workers

    016: Nabisco (Mondelēz) ON STRIKE! Int'l. Secy. Treas. David Woods Discusses the History, Issues and Action Items for Supporting the Workers

    BCTGM Int'l. Secy. Treas. David Woods talks about the history and context behind the #NabiscoStrike - which has had members at multiple plant locations walking out in phases. At the time of this recording, there are more than 1,000 BCTGM Members on strike in four different cities.


    Follow their Facebook Page: Nabisco Workers Unite


    Check the Label! Download an Action Flyer 

    • 24 min
    015: Digital Insights: How Workers in the #FritoLayStrike Recruited 2,000 Facebook Followers in 10 Days

    015: Digital Insights: How Workers in the #FritoLayStrike Recruited 2,000 Facebook Followers in 10 Days

    A case study for the Topka Frito-Lay Union Members Appreciation Facebook Page - which grew by 2,000 followers in 10 days during the #FritoLayStrike. Local 218 Trustee/FritoLay Crewing Coordinator Chantel Mendenhall (the page's admin) and BCTGM Midwest International Rep. Jason Davis give us their insight.

    • 20 min
    014: FritoLay Topeka, Kan. ON STRIKE! Local 218 Chief Steward Paul Klemme and Midwest Int'l Rep. Jason Davis Discuss the Issues

    014: FritoLay Topeka, Kan. ON STRIKE! Local 218 Chief Steward Paul Klemme and Midwest Int'l Rep. Jason Davis Discuss the Issues

    BCTGM Midwest International Representative Jason Davis and Local 218 Chief Steward Paul Klemme talk about the labor issues which led them to strike against FritoLay in Topeka, Kansas on July 5th. Hear their stories and learn how you can support the workers on and off the picket line!

    • 21 min
    013: Local 351 Pres. Andrew Gutierrez on Staying Connected to his Membership and Greater New Mexico Labor Community

    013: Local 351 Pres. Andrew Gutierrez on Staying Connected to his Membership and Greater New Mexico Labor Community

    One of the BCTGM's most enthusiastic young leaders - Local 351 (Albuquerque, NM) President Andrew Gutierrez - offers his perspective on community outreach, political action and staying connected to his membership both in-person and on social media.

    • 21 min
    012: Digital Insights: Creative Apps for Smart Phones

    012: Digital Insights: Creative Apps for Smart Phones

    Digital Media Dir. Michelle Ellis gives tips for clearer, more creative social media posts and references a handful of free smart phone apps that can help you get the job done. Apps Referenced:


    Photo Editing


    Tezza

    Adobe Lightroom


     


    Graphics/Text Overlays


    Canva

    Word Swag


     


    Designing Stories/Slides


    Unfold


     


    Social Media Links/Websites


    MilkShake

    LinkTree

    Biosite

    • 18 min

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