Business leaders weigh in on PLA debate
Council will reconsider elimination of Project Labor Agreements June 1
May 28, 2021
When the City of Cloquet passed a proposed Project Labor Agreement into city code in May of 2017, the council chambers were standing room only, and packed with union members who spoke in favor of the PLA. Three years later, when councilors voted to overturn the PLA at their May 4 meeting, this time virtual, it was packed again.
The city council will reopen its vote eliminating the PLA at its 6 p.m. meeting Tuesday, June 1, after Ward 2 Councilor Sheila Lamb motioned at the May 18 meeting to reconsider the repeal of the PLA, citing “further investigation and discussion with the city of Du...