Democratic child care providers speak out, Part I

By Gary Gross, examiner.com

When the DFL legislature jammed the child care unionization down child care providers’ throats, they didn’t just affect Republican women. This report, the first of its kind, offers proof that Democratic women oppose child care unionization, too.

Child-care union effort truly is suspect

By Hollee Saville, Star Tribune

Using words like “injustice,” “shocking” and “venomous” does not change the facts. If those communicating on behalf of AFSCME take this many liberties in a newspaper commentary (“Child-care providers deserve a union vote,” Oct. 1), why would anyone believe that the union will follow through on its promises ­— most of which remain unfulfilled for providers in other unionized states?