Unionization of Louisiana's Childcare Industry is Being Made Possible by Governor Jindal's Education Package
By making the Quality Rating and Improvement System mandatory for childcare providers, Governor Jindal is setting the stage for the public
unionization by SEIU of childcare providers in Louisiana.
The People, LLC made the governor and legislators aware of this scenario during the 2011 session when we wrote, and the legislature
overwhelmingly passed, HR 82. This HR detailed the state agencies and departments which were working toward this end.
The Resolution also explained that SEIU had claimed jurisdiction of Louisiana for this purpose; and, the Washington State Model served as
the basis for the HR.
When Secretary Johnson addressed the House Education Committee regarding the bill proposed by Rep. Carter which targets childcare
providers, she confirmed that Washington State is being used as the model for our system.
The following powerpoint from The Build Initiative will provide you with an in-depth detailing of what we can look forward to as a state and as