Minn. Home Care Workers Get Green Light To Unionize

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Minnesota lawmakers narrowly passed controversial legislation Monday that would amend state law and allow thousands of in-home care workers to unionize, marking a victory for labor groups, which could pick up droves of new members. 

Minnesota's House of Representatives passed the legislation, SF 778, by a vote of 68-66, sending the bill to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. Dayton is in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, the Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic party. The DFL controls both Minnesota's House and Senate. ...
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