Minnesota and North Dakota AFL-CIO presidents say it's a contradiction for David Berg to raise money for the needy while his company's lockout contributes to their ranks. A United Way spokesman says the agency is not connected to the American Crystal labor dispute.
Target gives first look at some of its Deal Days discounts
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Sheriff: Man who didn't return to campsite died in ATV crash
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Chinese billionaire settles lawsuit over alleged rape in Minneapolis
The tech billionaire was accused of sexually assaulting a University of Minnesota student in 2018.
Frontline worker payments: Over a million Minnesotans to get $487.45
Gov. Tim Walz says the payments will start going out on Wednesday.
Ed Sheeran to bring North America stadium tour to Minneapolis
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GOP candidate Kim Crockett won't commit to accepting election result
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Charges: Man carjacked father, daughter as they loaded groceries outside Cub
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Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd
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Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury
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Reinbold guilty of murdering wife with 'particular cruelty'
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Armed assault suspect arrested after standoff in Waite Park
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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, the Associated Press reports. The union has invited Crystal Sugar CEO Dave Berg to an Aug. 16 gathering that union negotiator Steven Bertelli described as an "informative, constructive discussion that could contribute to productive negotiations."
Crystal Sugar workers pressure board members
Union members are demonstrating at the homes of American Crystal Sugar's directors as the labor dispute drags on. An AFL-CIO spokesman tells the Fargo Forum the demonstrations will continue indefinitely. Roughly 1,300 workers have been locked out from plants in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa for more than a year.
AFL-CIO, American Crystal sugar butt heads over beet prices
The Minnesota-AFL-CIO published a news release saying American Crystal’s bottom line “suffers due to ongoing lockout,” adding that the company's production costs have doubled since the strike began. American Crystal says the labor group's numbers "aren't even in the ballpark."
Selection of American Crystal Sugar CEO as 'Person of the Year' doesn't sit well
The Forum Newspapers has selected David Berg, CEO of American Crystal Sugar as their 'Person of the Year.' Berg is at the center of a dispute between his company and workers which has resulted in a months-long lockout. As you can imagine, workers were less than thrilled to hear the news...
Labor board rejects claim by Crystal Sugar workers
The board says American Crystal offered several contracts before the lockout that made significant strides towards a compromise with the workers' union. The union plans to appeal the board's ruling.
American Crystal Sugar CEO target of Hitler YouTube spoof
The American Crystal Sugar CEO David Berg is the latest public figure to be spoofed in a YouTube video stunt that overlays modern subtitles onto a movie clip of a ranting Adolf Hiter. Chuck Haga at the Grand Forks Herald dissects the controversy.
American Crystal Sugar rejects union proposal as "publicity stunt"
American Crystal says the latest proposal from its workers includes none of the company's suggestions for ending the lockout that is approaching six months. Meanwhile, the company has posted help wanted ads for what it describes as "long-term temporary" workers.
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