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Cloquet board adopts vax or test policy, elects officers and a pay raise

In compliance with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) emergency temporary standard on Covid-19 for employers with 100 or more employees, Cloquet and Carlton school board members both adopted policies meeting the OHSA mandate Monday, Jan. 10. The deadline for policy implementation was Jan. 10, which meant Carlton declared a special meeting for the vote, while Cloquet tackled the issue as part of its regular meeting.

Businesses, including school districts, with more than 100 employees have two options: adopt a policy requiring all staff to be vaccinated, or adopt...