The workers had rejected a tentative agreement reached between the manufacturer and their union, the United Auto Workers.
Federal filings give a hint at how large a tab the meal-kit company is running up to stifle a union campaign by Unite Here.
New COVID-19 infections remained high as September began.
Workers say the cereal giant is pursuing a long-term plan to eliminate the good pay and solid benefits they've won in past contracts.
Almost 99% of union members approved of striking if they don't make progress on a contract, threatening to shut down TV and film production.
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Their union successfully resisted an inferior health care plan but agreed to a new weekend schedule that could affect overtime pay.
AB 701, which is the first legislation of its kind in the country, is meant to protect workers from being penalized for taking breaks or using the bathroom.
Employers would be obligated to follow the rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under the threat of fine.
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