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Unionizing childcare has broader implications than presented

 

 
Support women’s businesses, not male-dominated union 
 
 

The unionization is not as simple as you present [in “New legislation would give home childcare providers option to unionize,” MSR, April 18]. It is sad that as a DFL member, my own party will not support my rights to be a small business owner, not an employee. If you interviewed anyone against unionization, you didn’t reach those who are the main resource and ”push” behind the efforts to educate providers (see www.childcareunioninfo.webly.com). Some in our group have been working on this issue for seven-plus years, myself for over two years. No one mentioned in your article [that the person quoted] against this effort is a Family Child Care Provider. Continue Reading →

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