Some child care providers are opposing a bill that would allow those providers who receive state subsidies to vote to become unionized. GOP Senator Carla Nelson said it will hurt a lot of people.
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Minnesota human services officials say the number of infant deaths in child care settings has dropped significantly this year.
Home care workers rallied at the Capitol Thursday, asking lawmakers to change the law and allow them to vote to form a union.
Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill Monday calling for a union election. It would give Minnesota child care providers a chance to vote on whether to form a union.
The St. Paul Fire Department says 11 daycare kids and two adults were walking along Mississippi River Boulevard late Wednesday morning when they were attacked by a swarm of bees.
An Eagan day care provider has been charged with manslaughter after a 3-month-old child died in her care.
Relatives of the victims of a triple slaying at a Brooklyn Park home day care spoke out Tuesday, in an effort to stop these kinds of crimes from happening and find the man responsible.
An 8-month-old baby died at a Coon Rapids, Minn. day care on Wednesday afternoon.
About 100 families in the Twin Cities are forced to find a new day care for their kids after theirs was forced to shut down Tuesday.
Child care union organizers on Thursday launched a tough offensive against state Republican lawmakers. The union organizers accused lawmakers of a deliberate campaign to kill a unionization vote.
Gov. Mark Dayton will contest a court-ordered temporary injunction that sidetracked a planned unionization vote by in-home child care providers.
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.
A group of child care workers backed by a coalition of conservative-leaning groups filed a lawsuit Monday aimed at blocking a unionization election for some home-based providers.
A 29-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of stealing purses from the cars of mothers dropping their children off at a Lakeville day care.
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.
Minnesota has some of the highest child care costs in the country for center-based day cares.
Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered a vote among home-based child care providers about whether they should unionize.
Legislators heard from both opponents and supporters of unionizing in-home child care during a House committee hearing in Waite Park Monday night.
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.
It is highly controversial topic that has providers and politicians split. Should home day care workers be allowed to form a union?
This week I called a dozen different home providers for a story on the effort to unionize day care workers. All of them told me the unionization effort was a bad idea.
Supporters and opponents of unionizing day care workers packed a contentious hearing at the State Capitol Thursday night.
There’s a major push underway to unionize Minnesota’s 11,000 home day care workers.
Gov. Mark Dayton has the power to make a single decision that would divide day care providers across the state.