American Crystal Sugar
Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. have rejected the latest contract offer from the company.
Negotiations between American Crystal Sugar Co. and its union workers are scheduled to resume later this month.
The National Labor Relations Board has rejected a complaint by American Crystal Sugar union workers that the company failed to negotiate in good faith.
Locked out workers from American Crystal Sugar say they’ll distribute leaflets outside weekend football games to get out the union’s message.
Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. are blaming fires at plants in Drayton and in East Grand Forks, Minn., on inexperienced replacement workers hired to take over harvesting duties.
Moorhead-based American Crystal Sugar met with locked out union workers in North Dakota, but a union representative said no deal was reached.
Negotiations between American Crystal Sugar and union leaders representing about 1,300 locked out workers are expected to resume Thursday.
Hundreds of union workers and other supporters turned out for a rally Thursday to support American Crystal Sugar employees locked out of the company’s Moorhead plant.
Replacement workers were on the job at seven American Crystal Sugar plants and some employees were picketing outside them Monday, after about 1,300 union members were locked out of facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa.
Union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. have overwhelmingly rejected the company’s final offer for a new five-year contract.
The union at American Crystal Sugar Co. has filed a labor complaint accusing its employer of threatening workers with a lockout and failing to bargain in good faith on a new contract.
A boiler fire caused damage at the American Crystal Sugar beet processing plant in East Grand Forks but did not interrupt operations. No one was hurt.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says American Crystal Sugar Co. has paid a $50,000 civil penalty to settle alleged violations at its East Grand Forks plant.
American Crystal Sugar Co. has told its farmer shareholders that this year’s sugar beet crop is projected to bring them average payments of $57 per ton.