Governor Mark Dayton Offering to be a Mediator to End American Crystal Lockout

by News on December 5, 2011

in State and Local, Union Politics and Transparency

By Danielle Miller/WDAY 6

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is offering to be a mediator to reopen negotiations to end the American Crystal lockout. He offered up the idea at a stakeholder’s meeting.

The four month lockout has caught the attention of Governor Mark Dayton, who has dealt with a similar situation. Now he is willing to lend a hand to help end the lockout.

Gov. Mark Dayton (D): “I went through this most recently with the state shut down, and we had major differences, but we had tens of thousands of employees that were being laid off involuntarily.”

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