Those who disagree with a move to unionize the state's child care workers will ask a federal judge to rule on Gov. Dayton's executive order authorizing a union vote. Opponents say Dayton's order may violate their First Amendment
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One child care provider who has joined a lawsuit to block a vote to unionize tells Forum Communications' reporter Don Davis that she worries a union would take over all negotiations with state officials, leaving her with no voice of her own. But union supporters say the move to stop the vote is just a ploy by "cheap-labor conservatives" and that unionization would provide better pay and benefits for workers in the industry.
Group of day care providers sues to block union vote
A group of child care providers opposed to an effort to unionize the business are suing. They claim Gov. Dayton overstepped his authority in signing an executive order authorizing child-care workers to vote on whether to form a union.
Dayton won't keep pushing for child care union vote
The Ramsey County judge who blocked a unionization vote by child care workers ruled that Governor Dayton had exceeded his authority by ordering the vote without involving the Legislature. Dayton says he disagrees with the ruling but has decided against an appeal.
Courts will likely decide whether day care workers can join unions
Gov. Dayton on Tuesday signed an executive order authorizing day care workers to vote on whether to join unions but Republicans almost instantly said they would go to the courts to stop the action.
Dayton will challenge judge's order blocking day care union vote
The challenge comes after the attorney general's office laid out three options for the governor after a judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking a union election. Politics in Minnesota says none of the options would get the election back on track any time soon.
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