Getting Organized: Unionizing Home-Based Child Care Providers

Source: Deborah Chalfie, Helen Blank, and Joan Entmacher, National Women’s Law Center, February 2007

This report by the National Women’s Law Center shows how communities benefit when workers join unions. The report highlights three states where home-based child care providers have joined unions and signed a contract. The workers, in turn, used their political power to help their communities receive increased funding for child care and improved working conditions for providers.

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