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After 20 months, locked-out Crystal workers to accept contract

April 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

MOORHEAD American Crystal Sugar Co. workers locked out of their jobs since Aug. 1, 2011, are heading back to work, but it’s a bittersweet resolution for the union. Continue Reading

Senate bill bars future locked out workers from benefits

March 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Senate lawmakers on Thursday sent a bill to the House that would bar future locked out workers from receiving unemployment benefits.
After a rousing floor debate, the measure, under House Bill 1112, passed by a 32-14 vote. Continue Reading

Amendment would lock out locked out workers from benefits

March 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Locked out employees would not receive unemployment benefits under an amendment added Monday to a state Job Service bill. Continue Reading

Court rules Crystal union workers can get unemployment benefits

February 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Supreme Court, in a 3-2 decision released this afternoon, has ruled that locked-out American Crystal Sugar union workers in North Dakota are eligible for unemployment benefits. Continue Reading

Unemployment benefits for locked out workers considered

January 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – After 31 years as a teacher, Sen.Phillip Murphy, D-Portland, said if he were locked out of his job “it would rock my world.” Continue Reading

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Locked Out Workers Reach Halfway Mark Of Caravan

June 3, 2012 in WDAZ

Locked out American Crystal Sugar workers from up and down the Red River Valley are in the midst of a seven day journey from Drayton to Moorhead. Union members and their supporters are on a “Caravan for Cooperation and Negotiation,” stopping in towns to draw attention to the lockout and its impact on communities. Continue Reading

Breaking tradition: Crystal union will fight sugar program

February 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Official says tactic a response to lock out by managementThe Bakery Worker’s union will now lobby against the sugar program in Congress, according to a union official, breaking a long tradition of fighting for the program with farmers and American Crystal Sugar Co. Continue Reading

Crystal talks end without settlement

January 31, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Despite a long negotiating session Monday between representatives of locked-out union workers and American Crystal Sugar Co. officials, no deal was struck and both sides left the table again.
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