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Dayton’s Executive Order on Unionization of Daycare Providers/ Hearing in House Commerce Committee: Monday, Nov.21 at 10 am


The governor is keeping our part-time legislators very busy during the interim. So far, the governor has not sent a representative to any hearings in the House or Senate; will he send someone this time? Citizens are welcome at the hearing! You can read about the issue here: http://mnfreemarketinstitute.com/2011/11/15/governor-dayton-issues-executive-order-unionization-of-daycare/ MONDAY, November 21, 2011  –  10:00 AM Meeting Time […]

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Governor Dayton Issues Executive Order: Unionization of Daycare Providers (e.g.Small Business Owners)

Governor Mark Dayton

Governor Dayton issued an executive order calling for a vote on unionization of childcare providers today. It will be a mail ballot on Dec. 6th. Only licensed providers who were registered to receive the CCAP subsidy as of Sept. 30, 2011 will be allowed to vote (approx 4,400 providers). The language of the Executive Order […]

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Forced Union Membership Has No Place Among Home-based Daycare Providers

Minnesota is atwitter this week in talk that the home-based daycare providers in the state may be unionized. There are some good reasons for the concern. First, let’s draw one important distinction: We are not talking about large, commercial daycare businesses such as Kindercare (35 locations in the Twin Cities) or New Horizon Academy (over […]

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