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.
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.
A new Minnesota law requires more CPR training for teachers and staff in child care centers.