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Simplot workers vote down contract, continuing strike

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Striking Simplot workers in Grand Forks again voted down a proposed contract from the company Thursday.

The vote came a day after J.R. Simplot Co. and union officials “participated in a marathon mediation session,” according to a post on the Teamsters Local 120’s Facebook page. Workers “overwhelmingly” rejected the new offer, said Teamsters Business Agent Bill Wedebrand.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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