Crystal Sugar Union Workers To Vote For 5th TimeUnion workers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa who have been locked out of their jobs for 20 months at American Crystal Sugar Co. are voting on the contract for the fifth time.
AFL-CIO Endorses Boycott Of American Crystal SugarThe AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide consumer boycott of American Crystal Sugar products to protest its 14-month lockout of union workers.
Crystal Sugar CEO Will Not Attend Union Meeting American Crystal Sugar Co. officials say the company's chief executive officer will not be attending a proposed meeting with locked-out union workers.
American Crystal Union Workers Reject ContractLocked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. rejected the company's contract proposal a third time Saturday in a nearly 11-month dispute that focuses on seniority and job security.
Locked-Out Union Workers Voting On Crystal's OfferUnion workers locked out for nearly a year at American Crystal Sugar Co. are taking another poll on the company's contract offer.
Locked-Out Union Workers Consider Crystal ContractUnion workers locked out for nearly a year at American Crystal Sugar Co. are planning another vote on the company's contract offer.
Locked-Out Crystal Sugar Workers Plan 6-State TourSome locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers are joining workers in Ohio locked out by Cooper Tire on a 1,000-mile tour through six states.
Dayton Urges Crystal, Union To Resume TalksMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging American Crystal Sugar Co. and its locked-out factory workers to get back to the bargaining table.
Leaflets Supporting Sugar Workers Found On ShelvesLeaflets supporting locked-out American Crystal Sugar union workers are showing up between bags of the company's sugar on supermarket shelves in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.
Sugar Workers Can't Get Unemployment BenefitsNorth Dakota workers with Moorhead-based American Crystal Sugar who are locked out in a contract dispute have been declared ineligible for unemployment benefits.
American Crystal To Plant Biotech Beets AgainAmerican Crystal Sugar's board of directors has decided to have the cooperative's farmer members plant biotech sugar beet seed again this year, despite a federal court challenge by opponents of genetically modified beets.