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H 3986 - Authorizes Child Care Workers to Form Labor Organizations - Key Vote

Massachusetts Key Votes

Carl Sciortino, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (120-31) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (34-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (117-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Child Care Workers to Form Labor Organizations

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes child care workers to collectively bargain.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes family child care providers to form labor organizations (Sec. 2).
  • Defines “family child care provider” as an individual who provides child care services for low-income and at risk children who receives payments from the state for such services based on a rate structure for voucher and contracted payments (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes labor organizations to bargain on behalf of family child care providers on issues including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 2):
    • Rate structures for voucher and contracted payments for child care services;
    • Education and training opportunities for family child care providers;
    • Recruitment and retention of family child care providers; and
    • Reimbursement and payment procedures.
  • Prohibits family child care providers from striking or encouraging a strike (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Child Care Workers to Form Labor Organizations

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