Some checks flowed in as late as April, although a Dayton political adviser said it was a matter of money being collected months after it was pledged.Read More »
The Harris v. Quinn decision will be felt in Minnesota, where two labor groups are working to organize both home care workers and in-home day care workers through a union election.Read More »
Legislation allowing day care providers and personal care assistants to join labor unions was arguably the most contentious issue of the legislative session. The proposal was debated for 27 hours on the House and Senate floors, longer than any other bill considered in 2013. Ultimately, the proposal cleared the House by the narrowest of margins, 68-66, on the final day of session.Read More »
No bill has faced a more tortuous path this legislative session than a proposal to allow child care workers and personal care assistants to unionize.
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Legislation that would give day care workers and personal care assistants a path to unionization passed out of the Senate Health and Human Services Policy Committee on Monday after lengthy testimony and numerous amendments.Read More »
A short tour of four potential scenarios as the Dayton administration and the DFL Legislature weigh the next Minnesota budget.Read More »