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8-Month-Old Dies At In-House Day Care

An 8-month-old baby died at a Coon Rapids, Minn. day care on Wednesday afternoon.

02/16/2012

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Brooklyn Center Day Care Shut Down By The State

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.

02/02/2012

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Pro-Union Day Care Providers Speak Out

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.

12/15/2011

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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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Day Care Providers Sue Over Union Vote

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.

11/28/2011

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Man Charged With Purse Thefts At Day Care

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.

11/22/2011

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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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Reality Check: Unionizing Day Care

Minnesota has some of the highest child care costs in the country for center-based day cares.

11/16/2011

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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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Talking Points: Unionizing Home Day Cares

It is highly controversial topic that has providers and politicians split. Should home day care workers be allowed to form a union?

09/25/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Unionizing Day Care Workers

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.

09/24/2011

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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.

09/22/2011

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