Fundraiser Tuesday to support locked-out sugar workers
25 November 2011
|SOUTH ST. PAUL - Supporters of locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers will hold a rally and fundraiser Tuesday, Nov. 29, in South St. Paul.
|The event runs from 6-8 p.m. at the UFCW Local 1189 Hall, 266 Hardman Ave. N., South St. Paul.
Some 1,300 members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco & Grain Millers union at plants in Minnesota, North Dakota and Iowa have been locked out since Aug. 1. Twice, they rejected language that would allow the employer to contract out their jobs and eventually bust the union.
Food and beverages will be provided. A donation will be requested at the door.
Donations to support the locked-out workers, made out to "BCTGM Lockout Hardship Fund," may be sent to:
BCTGM Lockout Hardship Fund
c/o Local 167G
100 N 3rd Street- Suite 50
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Or make check payable to MN AFL-CIO, and write in memo line “BCTGM Hardship Fund”, and mail to:
175 Aurora Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55103