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Are you glad the American Crystal Sugar lockout is finally over after 20 months of the workers on strike?

  1. Yes, good deal
  2. No, bad deal
  3. Don't know the deal
  4. There was a strike?
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Apr-15-13 11:50 AM

I had no idea.

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Apr-15-13 12:03 PM

The new contract will run until July 31, 2017, or just over four years, according to the company. Returning union employees will receive a total pay increase of 13 percent over the course of the contract, with 4 percent the first year, 3 percent the second and 2 percent the remaining years.

Wow now that was worth going on strike for. I bet they only lost $80 or $90 Thousand dollars over the past 20 months.

Really intelligent Union leadership. But the Union leaders still drew a paycheck didn't they?

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Apr-15-13 12:11 PM

Yup...we need sugar!!!

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Apr-15-13 2:37 PM

DustOff, I bet JackAaah could do that for us.

Peas & Koolaid for everyone, with a spoonful of sugar to make the medicine go down. :-)

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Apr-15-13 3:55 PM

Shouldn't have happened in the first place. Crystal locked the employees out. Presents a contract that took a lot of their benifits away and expected them to lay down and take. Crystal profits are down. They have had fires and injuries that have been caused by replacement workers. And Crystal got what they wanted the union membership is about 1/2 what it was. A lot of the workers have left.

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Apr-15-13 6:49 PM

Another successful day in history for the chosen one! His goal of making all people equal is one day closer. We are now living like his muslim brothers, we have terror in our streets at any given time!!

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Apr-15-13 6:54 PM

Another school attack, this one with a knife,not much media coverage tho, I wonder why? Terror in Boston, no guns involved! But I'm sure more gun laws will stop all violence!

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Apr-15-13 7:35 PM

And I thought it was a lockout--should try and get some of those cheap cuban workers instead--I forgot that is cane sugar experience..Really need those from further south--oh you know -those illegal ones.Get rid of the union workers-don't need them in ND --they expect to make a decent living.

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Apr-15-13 10:11 PM

Two of the more ignorant posts put on the blog. Good job, animal. You show all on the blog what a loser you are.

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