American Crystal Sugar: Back to negotiations
As a steady stream of beet trucks passed the American Crystal Sugar Co. plant in East Grand Forks, workers on picket duty expressed cautious optimism that their union and company management can find some common ground when mediated negotiations resume today -- the 85th day of the lockout."I hope they both sit down and negotiate this time," said Jay Sorum, a 22-year veteran of the plant last week. "That means both sides actually working it out.
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