‘People Work 100 Days Straight’: Kellogg’s Workers Shut Down Cereal Factories

Posted on AllSides October 6th, 2021
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Workers who make Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Fruit Loops, Rice Krispies, and other cereals have shut down production at all Kellogg's factories in the United States because Kellogg's has proposed to end cost-of-living raises and expand a two-tier pay and benefits system. 

Members of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union say Kellogg's proposed pay and benefits cuts coincide with severe understaffing and management forcing them to work overtime during the pandemic—in some cases 16-hour days, seven days a week—without a day off for months. 

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