Council backs union labor provisions
June 4, 2021
Thanks to Ward 2 councilor Sheila Lamb, the Cloquet city council's 4-3 vote to repeal the city's project labor agreement May 4 became a 4-3 vote to preserve it Tuesday evening.
Lamb said she spent the last month studying the PLA issue, having conversations with people from the city of Duluth, local union members and examining lawsuits targeting the labor agreements around the country.
"I think that PLAs protect the city on multiple levels and our citizens," Lamb said. "It was why I made my request two weeks ago and would like the opportunity to change my vote in order to keep the PLA in pla...