Child Care

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New Laws Going Into Effect Today

It’s New Year’s Day, which means some new state laws are going into effect today.

01/01/2013

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Dayton On Fence About Minn. Child Care Union Push

After being blocked in court, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he hasn’t decided whether to ask the reconfigured Legislature to permit a unionization drive by home-based child care providers.

11/20/2012

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Why Is MN Child Care The 2nd Most Expensive In The US?

If you have kids in child care, you know firsthand the cost can exceed that of most college tuitions.

11/02/2012

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Judge: Ruling Within 90 Days On Child Care Vote

A Ramsey County judge says he’ll decide within 90 days whether Minnesota child care workers can proceed with a vote to unionize.

02/22/2012

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Lawmakers Introduce Child Care Affordability Act

Two state lawmakers say before the legislature focuses on a Vikings Stadium, they should make up for big cuts to child care. They just introduced the “Child Care Affordability Act.”

02/14/2012

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Dayton To Contest Child Care Unionization Ruling

Gov. Mark Dayton will contest a court-ordered temporary injunction that sidetracked a planned unionization vote by in-home child care providers.

12/08/2011

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Dayton Defers Next Move On Day Care Union

Gov. Mark Dayton won’t make another move on a daycare unionization push until after a Minnesota judge issues a written order explaining his reasons for sidetracking a planned vote by in-home providers.

12/06/2011

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Judge Blocks Child Care Union Vote

A Ramsey County judge on Monday blocked a unionization vote by Minnesota child care workers that was to get under way this week, saying the issue must go through the state Legislature.

12/05/2011

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Dayton Mulls Next Steps On Child Care Union

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to meet with the state attorney general to consider the next steps on a union push for in-home child care providers.

12/05/2011

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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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