Republican Leaders Want Gov. Dayton To Halt Day Care Union VoteTop Republican leaders Monday called on Governor Mark Dayton to halt a statewide election now underway on whether to form a child care union. Some in-home child care providers who oppose the union say they did not receive voting ballots.
Home-Care Workers Vote To UnionizeThousands of in-home health care providers in Minnesota have voted to unionize. About 60 percent of the roughly 5,800 care providers taking part in a union election say they support organizing. The results were announced Tuesday by the state Bureau of Mediation Services.
Court Weighs Whether To Halt Minn. Union DriveThe fate of a possible election that could unionize thousands of Minnesota home day-care operators rests with federal Judge Michael Davis, who said at a hearing Thursday that he would rule quickly on whether to halt the drive.
Lawsuit Filed Against Newly Passed Day Care Union BillJust days after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the controversial Child Care Collective Bargaining Act into law, a lawsuit is being filed by opponents.
Long Fight Forecast Over Minn. Daycare Union BillNearly 100 amendments await Minnesota House lawmakers if they move ahead as planned on a bill that could lead to unionization of in-home day care providers and personal care attendants. The volume foreshadows a long fight should the House brings the bill up on Saturday as planned.
Hearing Held On Unionizing Minn. Day Care Workers Supporters and opponents of unionizing day care workers packed a contentious hearing at the State Capitol Thursday night.