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Kellogg’s Workers Go on Strike over Threats to Healthcare, Wages

HeadlineOct 06, 2021

Back in the U.S., some 1,400 workers across all of Kellogg’s cereal plants went on strike Tuesday — as union negotiations have stalled for more than a year. The strike includes plants in Omaha, Nebraska; Battle Creek, Michigan; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Memphis, Tennessee. A union representative says Kellogg’s is threatening to outsource jobs to Mexico if workers don’t accept the company’s proposals, which include loss of premium healthcare, holiday and vacation pay, and reduced retirement benefits. Workers are also demanding better wages.

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