Council considers dropping labor agreements
April 23, 2021
Cloquet City Councilors took a step toward getting rid of the city requirement for project labor agreements Tuesday, as recommended by staff in response to a lawsuit targeting PLAs in Cloquet, Duluth and Two Harbors.
A number of people — mostly union representatives — asked the council to continue with its PLA during the online meeting; only one person spoke against it. None of the councilors addressed the issue during the meeting, nor did they vote on the recommendation. Tuesday simply marked the first reading of the proposal to repeal the PLA, city administrator Tim Peterson said. The...