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Striking Simplot employees accept contract with guaranteed cap on hours

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The strike is over for the J.R. Simplot Co. plant in Grand Forks.

At about 2 p.m. Friday, the union accepted a contract limiting overtime hours for employees at the potato processing plant on Gateway Drive.

The employees planned to return to work Saturday after an 18-day strike.

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at citystreetbeat.areavoices.com.
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