It is highly controversial topic that has providers and politicians split. Should home day care workers be allowed to form a union?
A drive to unionize home-based child care providers has blown up into a sticky issue in Minnesota.
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.
Leaflets supporting locked-out American Crystal Sugar union workers are showing up between bags of the company’s sugar on supermarket shelves in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.
Nurses at Sanford Bemidji Health Center have approved a new contract that includes a 3 percent pay raise over three years.
On a day meant to celebrate working men and women, Minnesota union leaders have acknowledged the fact that tough times are ahead.
With the lockout of about 1,300 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers entering its second month and no negotiations in sight, the company is ready to start the harvest season with inexperienced replacement workers.
Negotiations between American Crystal Sugar and union leaders representing about 1,300 locked out workers are expected to resume Thursday.
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Hundreds of union workers and other supporters turned out for a rally Thursday to support American Crystal Sugar employees locked out of the company’s Moorhead plant.
Union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. decide Saturday whether to accept a contract that management calls its final offer or risk a lockout at the company’s five sugar beet processing plants.
Nurses at a Bemidji hospital have rejected their employer’s latest contract offer and have authorized a strike.
Target may be known for its cheap-chic apparel, but workers at one New York store say the company is just plain cheap.
A Madison prosecutor is trying to show in court that no legislative rules allowed lawmakers to convene a special committee to debate the Wisconsin’s divisive collective bargaining law without a day’s notice.
Until it’s told otherwise, Wisconsin’s Department of Administration says it will move forward as though an unsettled law that takes away certain collective bargaining rights has become official.
Wisconsin Republicans were accustomed to getting what they wanted after the election put Scott Walker in the governor’s office and flipped legislative control to the GOP, even gaining some Democratic support for a series of economic measures in his first weeks in office. Then they took on unions.
Gov. Scott Walker ran into protesters at a stop in Hudson Tuesday, while touring the state to say the new law is a “progressive” and “innovative change.”
The largest crowd yet has descended on Wisconsin’s Capitol to protest cuts to public worker collective bargaining rights day after Gov. Scott Walker signed the measure into law.
Dozens of Minnesota teachers are bound for Madison, Wis., for a rally to support unionized workers in Wisconsin.
All 14 Democratic state senators who fled the state to stall action on a controversial bill are slated to appear together at a Madison rally this weekend to thank demonstrators.
A judge has denied an emergency request to block a law that takes away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers.
A judge was considering Friday whether to block enactment of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers.
The Wisconsin Senate succeeded in voting Wednesday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers, after Republicans discovered a way to bypass the chamber’s missing Democrats and approve an explosive proposal that has rocked the state and unions nationwide.