May 14, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Senate and House Republicans held a joint press conference today to discuss childcare provider and PCA unionization legislation (HF 950/SF 778). SF 778 is scheduled for a vote in the Minnesota Senate. Continue Reading
March 14, 2013 in Pine Journal
Childcare providers are divided about whether self-employed child care providers who receive state subsidies for some children should be allowed to join unions. Continue Reading
February 2, 2013 in EOT Focus
For the first time since the New York Mills School-Age Child Care program began two decades ago, it has had to put a cap on accepting any new kids. Continue Reading
September 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Community support key to expansion of three facilities, say officials.
February 23, 2012 in Pine Journal
Ramsey County District Court Judge Dale Lindman told Dayton attorneys that the governor only needed to call a commissioner and ask them to survey child care providers to see if they want unions to represent them. Cloquet child care provider and activist Heather Falk agrees. Continue Reading
November 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Republicans who have questioned the legitimacy and rationale for a union election affecting thousands of child-care providers are airing their concerns in a Minnesota House committee hearing.
November 16, 2011 in WDAZ
CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) – Governor Mark Dayton is ordering Minnesota’s home-based childcare providers to vote on whether to form a union. But Republican lawmakers immediately promised to sue in order to prevent the vote, questioning the legality of Dayton’s order.
September 26, 2011 in WDAZ
CROOKSTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) – A pair of unions is trying to organize home daycare operators in Minnesota. Continue Reading
May 21, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press
Parents searching for child care for their baby, a son concerned about his mother’s adult day care program, family members evaluating services for their sibling with developmental disabilities all of these consumers now have 24/7 access to important information about licensed programs with the expansion of information available on the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) website. Continue Reading