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Minnesota child-care providers reject union

March 2, 2016
Governance and AccountabilityState & LocalWorkforce
Mary Lynn Smith
Star Tribune

Minnesota child-care providers have overwhelmingly voted against unionizing, likely ending a debate that has been emotionally charged and politically divisive for a decade.

The fight pitted some child-care workers against others and sharply divided legislators along party lines when they passed a law in 2013 that would allow the vote to unionize.