Serious Energy told the union that they were closing the plant right away and were not interested in finding a new buyer. Workers fought back.
On their Journey for Justice, workers locked out by American Crystal Sugar, joined by locked-out workers from Cooper Tire, delivered a message to a bank in Chaska, Minn.
Two major unions, the Steelworkers and the Bakery Workers, announced today a joint project, a 1,000-mile Journey for Justice.
A pro-labor economist is saying that Republicans who think "right to work" laws will stimulate the economy in their states are dead wrong.
The union's action came after the latest federal mediation session ended with American Crystal Sugar continuing to insist on its July 28, 2011 contract offer-which union members voted down 90-10 percent.
Many working people gathered in Indianapolis over the past few weeks to stand up against this legislation.