After Harris V. Quinn, SEIU Wants To Unionize 26,000 Home Care Workers In Minnesota

July 8, 2014 7:50 PM

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After Harris V. Quinn, SEIU Wants To Unionize 26,000 Home Care Workers In Minnesota

After being dealt a major setback by the Supreme Court just two weeks ago, the Service Employees International Union is plowing ahead in its efforts to organize home care workers, filing a petition Tuesday for what could be one of the largest union elections in Minnesota history.

According to SEIU, the election would cover an estimated 26,000 Medicaid-funded home care workers in the state who assist the elderly and people with disabilities. Under a hotly debated law passed last year, unions in Minnesota are allowed to organize day care and home care workers who work in clien...

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