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Union workers protest non-union hiring in Canal Park

Dean Eriksen, Dave Larsen and Paul Cardinal protest non-Union hiring in Canal Park

From left: Dean Eriksen, Dave Larsen and Paul Cardinal. . On Thursday morning, April 21, three union members protest non-union hiring by an upcoming pizza business in Canal Park. City of Duluth records show a liquor license was issued to Vitta Pizza, Inc. for 307 Canal Park Drive, the former location of Northern Lights Books & Gifts. Dave Larsen said: "The more non-union come in, the lower the wages get, Pretty soon nobody's making nothing. Everything's going backwards." Dean Eriksen said: "They've got to pay the prevailing wage so a person's making a halfway decent wage, and that's basically what we fight for." Photo Credit: Emily Haavik