9/17/2004

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee has signed labor contracts with the North Carolina Growers Association and the Mount Olive Pickle Company covering 8,500 Mexican guest workers and ending a five-year boycott between the union and the country's second-largest pickle company. Mount Olive's president said the boycott had been based on inaccurate accusations; the farmers' contract is the first union farm deal in North Carolina's history.

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