Minn. Child Care Union Opponents Drive Appeal CaseOpponents of the effort to unionize thousands of Minnesota home day care operators are appealing the ruling of a federal judge who dismissed their case. The plaintiffs, a group of day care operators, filed the appeal Tuesday to the U.S. Eight Circuit Court of Appeals.
AFSCME Council 5 Applauds Child Care RulingUnion officials applaud a federal judge's ruling which allows them to continue organizing home-based child care providers in Minnesota. Judge Michael Davis on Sunday ruled a pair of lawsuits seeking to halt the unionization effort were filed prematurely. Davis dismissed both cases and refused to impose a preliminary injunction on a new law allowing the drive.