Minn. Senate marathon: Child-care unions bill passes after 17-hour debate over 2 days

  • Article by: Jim Ragsdale , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 15, 2013 - 9:44 AM

Final action on the bill was delayed while the Senate debated amendments offered by opponents of unionizing home child-care workers. The fight over unionizing in-home child-care providers kept the Minnesota Senate up through the night, as supporters and opponents debated whether the small, private businesses should have a right to vote on unionization.

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