About 11,000 self-employed providers who run child care businesses in their homes want the ability to unionize. But it has pitted Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton against legislative Republicans seeking to curb organized labor.
Gov. Dayton mulling over unionizing child care
MPR News reports the governor says he won't issue an order that would automatically enroll child care providers into a union, but would rather they chose for themselves. Republicans are against the move, saying Dayton doesn't have the authority to make such a call.