Work at all of the Kellogg Company’s U.S. cereal plants came to a halt Tuesday as roughly 1,400 workers went on strike, but it wasn’t immediately clear how much the supply of Frosted Flakes or any of the company’s other iconic brands would be disrupted.
The strike includes plants in Omaha, Nebraska; Battle Creek, Michigan; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Memphis, Tennessee.
It’s official, y’all. 1400 Kellogg’s workers are now on strike. pic.twitter.com/FMAaPMmowD— BERSERK (@srslyberserk) October 5, 2021
The union and the Battle Creek-based company have been at an impasse at the bargaining table for more than a year, said Daniel Osborn, president of the local union in Omaha. The dispute involves an assortment of pay and benefits issues such as the loss premium health care, holiday and vacation pay and reduced retirement benefits
Workers at all of Kellogg's U.S. cereal factories are on strike after the company attempted to make changes to benefits and vacation time.— AJ+ (@ajplus) October 6, 2021
Some 1,400 workers are striking for vacation/holiday pay and protesting possible reduced retirement benefits & loss of premium health care. pic.twitter.com/swGwwfnm7w