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Child Care Unionization Debate Intensifies Before Vote

The debate over whether to unionize childcare providers in the state heats up next week. A judge will Monday decide whether to issue an injunction on a lawsuit filed to stop the Dec. 7 vote.

12/03/2011

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Minn. Legislature Examines Child-Care Union Push

Minnesota daycare providers who are not eligible to vote in an upcoming unionization election say they would still be affected by agreements reached between a new union and the state, and should be given a vote.

11/21/2011

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Dayton Orders Union Vote By Child Care Providers

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered a vote among home-based child care providers about whether they should unionize.

11/15/2011

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Legislators Hold Hearing On Unionizing Child Care

Legislators heard from both opponents and supporters of unionizing in-home child care during a House committee hearing in Waite Park Monday night.

10/25/2011

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Study: Child Care In Minn. Among Most Expensive

Minnesota ranks among the least affordable states for child care, according to a new national study, and those high prices coupled with the recession have resulted in more parents receiving state subsidies for the service.

10/10/2011

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Divisive Drive To Unionize In-Home Child Care

A drive to unionize home-based child care providers has blown up into a sticky issue in Minnesota.

09/25/2011

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Judge Restores Child Care Funds Caught In Shutdown

The judge overseeing appeals from the Minnesota government shutdown has restored funding for a child-care program that serves nearly 16,000 children in more than 9,000 low-income families.

07/13/2011

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