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Talks Set To Resume Between Sugar Company, Workers

Negotiations between American Crystal Sugar Co. and its union workers are scheduled to resume later this month.

10/14/2011

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Union Seeks To Resume Talks With American Crystal

The union representing 1,300 locked out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers plans to bring new proposals to the company in an attempt to end the lockout that has lasted for more than 70 days.

10/10/2011

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Talking Points: Unionizing Home Day Cares

It is highly controversial topic that has providers and politicians split. Should home day care workers be allowed to form a union?

09/25/2011

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Divisive Drive To Unionize In-Home Child Care

A drive to unionize home-based child care providers has blown up into a sticky issue in Minnesota.

09/25/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Unionizing Day Care Workers

This week I called a dozen different home providers for a story on the effort to unionize day care workers. All of them told me the unionization effort was a bad idea.

09/24/2011

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Hearing Held On Unionizing Minn. Day Care Workers

Supporters and opponents of unionizing day care workers packed a contentious hearing at the State Capitol Thursday night.

09/22/2011

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The Battle Over Unionizing Home Day Care Providers

There’s a major push underway to unionize Minnesota’s 11,000 home day care workers.

09/20/2011

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Leaflets Supporting Sugar Workers Found On Shelves

Leaflets 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.

09/20/2011

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Bemidji Nurses, Hospital Reach Contract Agreement

Nurses at Sanford Bemidji Health Center have approved a new contract that includes a 3 percent pay raise over three years.

09/14/2011

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On Labor Day, Unions Struggle With Decline

On a day meant to celebrate working men and women, Minnesota union leaders have acknowledged the fact that tough times are ahead.

09/05/2011

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American Crystal Ready For Harvest With Fill-Ins

With the lockout of about 1,300 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers entering its second month and no negotiations in sight, the company is ready to start the harvest season with inexperienced replacement workers.

09/04/2011

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Talks Between American Crystal, Union To Resume

Negotiations between American Crystal Sugar and union leaders representing about 1,300 locked out workers are expected to resume Thursday.

08/24/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

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Union Rallies Against American Crystal Sugar Lockout

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.

08/11/2011

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American Crystal Sugar Workers To Vote On Contract

Union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. decide Saturday whether to accept a contract that management calls its final offer or risk a lockout at the company’s five sugar beet processing plants.

07/29/2011

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Nurses At Bemidji Hospital Reject Contract Offer

Nurses at a Bemidji hospital have rejected their employer’s latest contract offer and have authorized a strike.

07/29/2011

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Target Faces Much-Watched Union Vote In N.Y.

Target may be known for its cheap-chic apparel, but workers at one New York store say the company is just plain cheap.

06/17/2011

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Wis. DA: Rules Didn’t Apply To Union Committee

A Madison prosecutor is trying to show in court that no legislative rules allowed lawmakers to convene a special committee to debate the Wisconsin’s divisive collective bargaining law without a day’s notice.

04/01/2011

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Wis. To Act As Though Anti-Union Law Official

Until it’s told otherwise, Wisconsin’s Department of Administration says it will move forward as though an unsettled law that takes away certain collective bargaining rights has become official.

03/26/2011

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Analysis: Gambits Abound In Wisconsin Union Fight

Wisconsin Republicans were accustomed to getting what they wanted after the election put Scott Walker in the governor’s office and flipped legislative control to the GOP, even gaining some Democratic support for a series of economic measures in his first weeks in office. Then they took on unions.

03/26/2011

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Gov. Walker Met With Protesters In Hudson

Gov. Scott Walker ran into protesters at a stop in Hudson Tuesday, while touring the state to say the new law is a “progressive” and “innovative change.”

03/15/2011

Protestors shout outside the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as he holds a ceremonial bill signing where he signed a copy of the budget repair bill March 11, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. The bill essentially eliminates collective bargaining rights for public union workers except on wage issues. Thousands of protestors have gathered at the Capitol for the past three weeks hoping to see the bill killed. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wis. Labor Protesters Say Next Fight At The Polls

The largest crowd yet has descended on Wisconsin’s Capitol to protest cuts to public worker collective bargaining rights day after Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure into law.

03/12/2011

Protestors shout outside the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as he holds a ceremonial bill signing where he signed a copy of the budget repair bill March 11, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. The bill essentially eliminates collective bargaining rights for public union workers except on wage issues. Thousands of protestors have gathered at the Capitol for the past three weeks hoping to see the bill killed. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Minnesota Teachers To Join Rally In Madison

Dozens of Minnesota teachers are bound for Madison, Wis., for a rally to support unionized workers in Wisconsin.

03/12/2011

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14 AWOL Dems To Speak At Capitol Weekend Rally

All 14 Democratic state senators who fled the state to stall action on a controversial bill are slated to appear together at a Madison rally this weekend to thank demonstrators.

03/11/2011

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Judge Denies Request To Block Wis. Anti-Union Law

A judge has denied an emergency request to block a law that takes away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers.

03/11/2011

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