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American Crystal Union Members Head Back To Work

Union members who have been locked out of American Crystal Sugar plants in Minnesota, Iowa and North Dakota for 20 months are heading back to work.

04/15/2013

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MN Orchestra, Musicians Agree On Ind. Financial Review Firm

The Minnesota Orchestra and the Musicians’ Union, who have been at a stalemate for months, have agreed on firms to conduct an independent review of the organization’s finances.

04/01/2013

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Save Our SPCO Offers Locked Out Musicians A Plan

Community members and donors of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra are offering locked out musicians another alternative if a deal can’t be reached with SPCO management.

03/26/2013

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Losses Mounting As Orchestra Lockout Enters 5th Month

As the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout continues into its fifth month, Minneapolis officials are grappling with the economic impact of lots of lost revenue.

02/25/2013

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St. Paul Businesses Give Hockey A Warm Welcome Back

The Minnesota Wild will take on the Colorado Avalanche Saturday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, and while the puck drops at 8 p.m., business will be booming on West 7th Street for hours leading up the the start of the shortened season.

01/19/2013

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Wild Opener At Home Next Saturday Vs. Avalanche

The Minnesota Wild will open the lockout-shortened season at home next weekend against Colorado.

01/13/2013

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Minnesota Wild Back On The Ice As Lockout Officially Ends

Minnesota Wild players were on the ice, Sunday, for the start of training camp.

01/13/2013

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NHL, Players Association Sign Memorandum; Lockout Over

The NHL and players’ association have signed a memorandum of understanding, ending the lockout.

01/12/2013

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NHL Owners Approve New Labor Deal; Players To Vote

NHL owners have ratified the tentative labor deal. All that now remains is player approval to finally start the hockey season.

01/09/2013

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SPCO, Minn. Orchestra Meet With Musicians

The Twin Cities’ two major orchestras meet with their locked-out musicians this week in an attempt to end lingering labor disputes.

01/02/2013

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Lawmakers Call For Hearing Into Minn. Orchestra Finances

When the Minnesota Orchestra got $14 million in taxpayer funds to renovate its Minneapolis concert hall, they vouched for its financial stability at the time, citing “three balanced budgets in a row.” Now, some lawmakers want a hearing to investigate whether that was truthful.

12/20/2012

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Locked Out Musicians Play Another Sold Out Concert

The lockout between the Minnesota Orchestra and its management is entering its 12th week with no new talks scheduled.

12/17/2012

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SPCO Cancels More Concerts As Lockout Continues

Management at the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra has canceled all concerts through Feb. 8.

12/11/2012

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SPCO Cancels More Concerts As Lockout Continues

Management at the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra has canceled all concerts through Feb. 8.

12/10/2012

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Crystal CEO Says Company Still Willing To Talk

A delegation representing locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. is taking its case to the people who own the company.

12/06/2012

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