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Strike Likely Averted at East Coast Ports

posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- The union for longshoremen along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico has agreed to extend its contract for 30 days, averting a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports that handle about 40 percent of all U.S.... Full Story

AFL-CIO Head Pledges Support on Sugar Lockout

posted on July 27, 2012 at 1:58 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The president of the AFL-CIO is pledging his support for locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar. Richard Trumka was in St. Paul Wednesday for what was billed as a major announcement. Trumka said the AFL-CIO would... Full Story

Locked-Out Sugar Workers Plan 200-Mile Trip

posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:08 AM

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers plan to travel 200 miles by foot and hay wagon to draw attention to their plight. The Grand Forks Herald reports ( that the caravan is departing... Full Story

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