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SEIU: Go on strike against your family members

The SEIU represents hundreds … home-care aid workers the SEIU is urging to strike … unionized by the SEIU. That ended this summer … more

Infighting at the SEIU

Union behind Proposal 4 facing lawsuit that was filed by its own employees

… inner workings of the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … case, Jolliffi vs SEIU Healthcare Michigan , … take place by mail, as SEIU Healthcare boss Marge … of the union. SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

Are You Kinda Republican, Really Republican or Really, Really Republican?

SEIU's in-depth survey

… government employee unions, SEIU draws much of its funding … thing about this is how SEIU leaders see their members … more
Rob and Pat Haynes

Michigan Senate Should Help End Illegal Unionization

… sending the money to an SEIU affiliate. For … pushing wheelchairs. The SEIU, however, cannot negotiate … to grant these. The SEIU nevertheless receives … years. He argues the SEIU is out of place here, … more

Union Members Down, Money For SEIU Up

'Dues skim' contributes to higher union funding

… International Union (SEIU). Healthcare Michigan … Jennifer Granholm, the SEIU targeted the Medicaid … communications for SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … also: MichCapCon Coverage of the SEIU Michigan … more

Most of the Arrested Anti-Right-to-Work Protesters Have SEIU 'Dues Skim' Connections

Son of SEIU Healthcare Michigan president one of those facing charges

… affiliated with the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Kersting, is the son of SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Faville. Kersting's current status at SEIU Healthcare Michigan … International Union (SEIU) affiliate a while back … more

'Forced Unionization' Brings In $28 Million For SEIU ... And Climbing

The overwhelming majority of the money can be used for almost anything the union desires

… almost anything the SEIU desires, including advertising, … and passed on to the SEIU so far is as follows: 2007: … words that Ken Cole (SEIU lobbyist) seemed to … the MQC3. They (the SEIU) have absolutely no … more

SEIU Lays Out Plan to Try and Continue 'Dues Skim'

Union blames 'right-wing forces' for end of scheme that locked 45K workers into the SEIU

… in. Only this time the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … Capitol Confidential, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … would potentially give SEIU Healthcare Michigan … union officer election SEIU Healthcare Michigan had … more

Union Electrician and Wife: 'The SEIU Never Did Anything For Us'

Milliron family says they don't think the SEIU should be able to lock its forced unionization into the state constitution

… orchestrated by the SEIU when Jennifer Granholm … did, she said. The SEIU never did anything for … was forced into the SEIU in 2006 and for two … information from the SEIU after the mail-in election. But … more

SEIU Dues Skim All About Politics

… Faville, president of SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … is over whether the SEIU can forcibly extract … as much . When the SEIU filed suit in federal … more

Michigan Health Care Workers Seeking Exit from Scandal-Ridden SEIU Affiliate

Leader of rival union accuses local SEIU boss of spending $5,420 on pizza, but just $8,800 on collective bargaining

… International Union (SEIU), but say they have … themselves out of the SEIU Michigan Healthcare … the employees. But SEIU keeps filing charges … workers claim that their SEIU representatives dragged … more

Connecticut Now Struggling With Caregiver Unionization Efforts

SEIU loss in Michigan not stopping the union

… seven years after the SEIU used a mail-in election … of that scheme, the SEIU has taken nearly $33 … Medicaid checks. The SEIU convinced home-based … coverage. In Michigan, the SEIU s scheme took place … more

GOP Senator Tries to Save SEIU Healthcare ‘Employer’

… dues-paying members of SEIU Healthcare Michigan . … runs the program for SEIU and passes the union … questions about the SEIU ( Note: parenthetical … collect union dues for SEIU? (MQC3 basically runs … more

SEIU Ballot Language Disconnected From Reality

… representative" is the SEIU. Allow does not … to pay dues to the SEIU, which can spend the … from caregivers to the SEIU, which to date has taken … more

SEIU Tries to Continue Dues Scheme

Leaked document maps out 'dues skim' plan

… that case. The SEIU Healthcare Michigan … significant that the SEIU calls the MQC3 the employer … employer. So why does the SEIU maintain otherwise? … more

An End Finally in Sight for the SEIU Dues Skim

Voters overwhelmingly reject the forced unionization scheme

… Michigan. But the SEIU's scheme should now … stop." Since 2005, the SEIU has taken more than … rubber stamp for the SEIU. The primary impact … governor replacing the SEIU-friendly board members, … more

SEIU 'Skim Tracker' Stops Ticking

After seven years and more than $34 million taken from home-based caregivers, union contract officially ends

The SEIU " skim tracker " has … are the checks the SEIU was taken money from. … of the scheme, the SEIU took more than $34 million, … Confidential Coverage of the SEIU 'Dues Skim' Voters … more

Pennies on the Dollar

… handing it over to the SEIU as union dues, thus … Since late 2006, the SEIU has skimmed more than … dollars from the SEIU to maintain its quasi … more

SEIU Sues State, Governor to Keep Home Health Care 'Dues Skim' Money Flowing

… U.S. Constitution. The SEIU has taken more than … handing it over to the SEIU. Earlier, the legislature … employee. The SEIU was taking dues under … loved ones . The SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

Confirmed: The SEIU 'Dues Skim' Finally Ends

Home-based caregivers no longer losing money to union

… the contract with the SEIU and, in turn, stopped … reality." The SEIU, however, took $34,416,335.21 … tracking the money the SEIU took. In the … dues-paying members, the SEIU targeted the Medicaid … more

SEIU 'Dues Skim' Days Are Numbered

Work to get caregivers their money back continues

… contract upon which the SEIU " Dues Skim " is … stop." In 2005, the SEIU perpetrated a forced … scheme has enriched SEIU coffers by more than … dummy employer the SEIU used to facilitate its … more

SEIU Ballot Proposal Raises Questions

Why is the SEIU involved in a ballot … selling point for the SEIU and its allies, but … or not? Whether the SEIU continues to receive … more

Commentary: Prop 4 Supporters Promise Programs That Already Exist

Home-based caregiver proposal would lock SEIU unionization scheme into state constitution

… $32 million the SEIU has taken from the Medicaid … state workers. The SEIU took the issue to federal … were unionized in the SEIU scheme, but the union … the pockets of the SEIU at the expense of Michigan s … more

SEIU Election Battle Hinges On Home-Based Caregivers

Union member: 'I was born in the Mideast ... I've never seen an election that was messed up like this'

… is approaching for SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … caregivers. But even as the SEIU "dues-skim" nears an … at issue. Current SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Muskegon, is no longer in SEIU Healthcare Michigan. … more

SEIU 'Dues Skim' Finally Grinding To A Halt

… union. To date, the SEIU has taken more than $34 … not beholden to the SEIU. Haveman pointed … that the contract with SEIU Healthcare Michigan … only questions the SEIU attorneys have brought … more

Families Forced Into SEIU Scheme Relieved and Thankful After Proposal 4 Defeat

Robert Haynes: 'It took ordinary people like us to bring attention to what was really happening.'

… Tuesday rejected the SEIU's plan to continue the … like what they (the SEIU) wanted to do would … thought what the union (SEIU) had been doing was … since 1981. The SEIU's scheme took a percentage … more

SEIU Under Investigation over Prop 4

'Dues Skim' took $35 million from Medicaid recipients

… initially hide the SEIU s involvement. After … its money came from SEIU. Michigan Capitol … on the groups the SEIU set up to continue … paying members, the SEIU targeted the Medicaid … more

SEIU Election Legitimacy Questioned by Some Union Members

Union president's decision to allow mail-in votes to outgoing home-based caregivers upset some members

… potential legal action, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … were forced into the SEIU in 2005 after a mail-in … proposal pushed by the SEIU to lock the scheme into … significant because the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

Capitol Protesters Fined $500 Each For Trying To Storm Senate Chamber

Most of arrested right-to-work protesters had SEIU 'dues skim' connections

… people with ties to the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … plea agreement, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … has not been tied to SEIU Healthcare Michigan. One … Kersting, the son of SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

Audit Shows SEIU 'Dues Skim' Likely Bolstered By Extra $3.7 Million; Union-Run Registry Ineffective

… "dues skim, the SEIU would have been enriched … Jennifer Granholm, the SEIU carried out the forced … were unionized by the SEIU. And it acknowledged … caregivers. In 2012, when the SEIU attempted to lock the … more

Commentary: Proposal 4 Excludes Caregivers From Getting State Employee Benefits

SEIU wants forced unionization locked into state constitution but only to take money from caregivers

… amendment that the SEIU and its followers wrote … the purpose of the SEIU taking money from them. … employees enjoy. The SEIU will not bargain on … simple. Since 2005, the SEIU has taken more than … more

SEIU Fined Almost $200,000 Over Actions Tied To 2012 Ballot Proposal Campaign

Union suffers another loss related to dues skim, which took more than $34 million from home-based caregivers

… in early 2013, the SEIU took more than $34 million … this week that the SEIU will pay $199,000 in … fees already paid, the SEIU will have paid more … shield the fact that SEIU was virtually the only … more

BREAKING NEWS: Michigan Senate Stops Home Health Care 'Dues Skim'

… now, Owens said. SEIU is concerned enough … International Union (SEIU). That 43,729 has now … continues to be sent to SEIU as dues. Overall, the … $29 million for the SEIU. A home health … more

'Skim Tracker' Hits $30 Million

… railroaded into the SEIU. As a result, dues from … more

Hospital SEIU Members Say Home-Based Caregivers Get 'No Benefit' From Proposal 4

'They don’t receive sick time. They don’t get vacation time. They can’t file a grievance'

… 'Yes you belong to the SEIU,' " Linebarger said. … Leavell, were at the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … minority (about 10,000) of SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Help Program and the SEIU has taken more than … more

Minnesota Governor Should Look to California, Not Michigan, on Unionization of Child Care Providers

… gubernatorial run. The SEIU sponsored the legislation … the 30,000-strong SEIU Minnesota . The SEIU and AFSCME PACs also … more

Despite Law, SEIU Gets To Continue Taking Medicaid Check Money

Federal judge orders injunction against law; SEIU 'home health care dues skim' continues

… six month extension SEIU and MQC3 signed in April. … bureaucrats allowed the SEIU to pencil in MQC3 as … unionized. To date, the SEIU has taken more than … contingent representing the SEIU who traveled to Detroit … more

The Applied Research Center

‘Racial justice think tank’ gets SEIU money. Third in a series.

… Senate to act, the SEIU continues to siphon … going, drawn from the SEIU's 2010 LM-2 report. The … not consulting for SEIU, the ARC works on racial … more

UAW Prez: SEIU ‘Dues Skim’ More Important Than RTW

… for good. The SEIU and related unions appear … more

Home Health Care Ballot Initiative Would Usurp Power From the Governor

SEIU-backed proposal would lock union perks into the state constitution

… board. However, if the SEIU backed proposal passes, he … complete. In 2005, the SEIU targeted Michigan s … the framework of the SEIU scheme right into the … sympathetic to the SEIU s forced unionization … more

SEIU Membership Drops 80 Percent After Dues Skim Ends

Union loses $4.2 million in dues and fees

… longer are part of the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … dues or fees to the SEIU after the union orchestrated … but not before the SEIU took more than $34 … organizing drives. The SEIU health care workers … more

SEIU 'Dues Skim' and U-M Research Assistant Bills Brought On Proposal 2

Issues brought to the forefront by the Mackinac Center cited by UAW President as reasons for ballot proposal

… International Union (SEIU) targeted Michigan's … institutions. The SEIU pulled off the dues … caregivers have had SEIU dues deducted from their … That failed when the SEIU gave the dummy employer … more

GOP Senators, SEIU Taxpayer Giveaways, Campaign Cash and More, OH MY!

… money annually to the SEIU government employee … contribution  from the SEIU on June 22, six weeks … Republicans and the SEIU for union support of … Day observes that the SEIU endorsed Nofs on August … more

'Dues Skim' Ballot Proposal Proponents Cloud Issue With Mistruths

Campaign repeatedly engages in falsehoods to lock in millions for the SEIU

… Granholm was governor, the SEIU held a little-known … participants and sent to the SEIU ever since. This flow … care dues skim." The SEIU has taken more than … end the skim, the SEIU is resorting to a ballot … more

Prop 4 Not About Home Care

… own website , the SEIU is an employee union … 4 maintain that the SEIU is spending millions … This has netted the SEIU more than $32 million … First comes from the SEIU. According to the … more

Prop 4 Would Put Union Scam in Constitution

… disabled people into SEIU coffers, for which the … unions, which is why the SEIU bankrolled an initiative … more

Health Care Unionization Campaign Changes Its Story — Again

Ballot proposal avoids the one issue it is about: Money for the SEIU

… background checks. The SEIU to date has taken … state constitution. The SEIU, which has been financing … thing only the SEIU is attempting to hijack … it's time we tell the SEIU 'No, hands off our constitution.' … more

'Dues Skim' Proponents, State Department Struggle to Explain Health Care Scheme

Group would lock in millions for SEIU in forced unionization

… theme surrounding the SEIU scheme to trap unsuspecting … dummy employer the SEIU used to facilitate its … being taken by the SEIU. Minicuci checked again … same time? The SEIU and others, including … more

Ballot Proposal to Exploit Disabled Medicaid Recipients

… payments as "dues," the SEIU has quietly taken more … bargains against. The SEIU appears willing to prop … government workers. But the SEIU filed suit in federal … not matched by the SEIU and MQCCC arguments … more

Legal Foundation Seeks End to Forced Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers

State agency asked to award $3 million back to workers that the SEIU took as dues

… action against the SEIU asks the Michigan … become known as the SEIU "dues skim" that began … being forced into the SEIU. To date more than $32 … has been taken by the SEIU from workers, most of … more

Study Says Most Home Health Care Workers Taking Care of Family, Friends

SEIU has taken more than $31M from workers; union 'shellgame' hurts disabled

… friends. In 2005, the SEIU targeted Michigan's … source . To date, the SEIU has taken more than … Opsommer, R-Dewitt, "This SEIU-supported ballot proposal … In $28 Million For SEIU ... And Climbing Why … more

Better Late Than Never: An End To the 'Dues Skim'

What can $29 million buy?

… received $5,000 from the SEIU on the day in June … still voted with the SEIU the lone Republican … more

'It's hard to believe the union could get away with something like this'

Ex-Teamster says it's 'thievery' that the SEIU is taking money he could use to take care of his mother

… are members of the SEIU thanks to a unionization … a case against the SEIU over unfair labor practices. The legal … million. In 2005, the SEIU pulled off a forced … care. To date, the SEIU has taken more than … more

Michigan Ballot Proposals

Muskegon SEIU Escape Vote Set For This Week

… International Union (SEIU). The specific branch of the SEIU involved is Healthcare … outspoken critic of the SEIU and Healthcare Michigan. … switch unions. SEIU was trying to negotiate … more

SEIU Healthcare Michigan Lives on Without 'Employer'

… employer for members of SEIU Healthcare Michigan … agreement since 2006. The SEIU takes union dues from … its doors. SEIU Remains in Force It … MQC3 s existence, SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

New Law Frees Home Health Care Providers From Stealth Unionization, Dues Skim

Illegal arrangement that netted SEIU $29.4 million from the developmentally disabled comes to an end

… arrangement that allowed the SEIU to skim from Medicaid … collective bargaining, the SEIU conducted a union representation … more

Health Care Workers Vote to Bolt from 'Corrupt' SEIU

… International Union (SEIU) to try to get Saginaw … themselves out of the SEIU Healthcare union last … in favor of leaving SEIU to 22 for staying. One … workers became the first SEIU members outside of California … more
Rob and Pat Haynes, Melissa Haynes

Ballot Proposal Would Exploit Disabled Medicaid Recipients for Union’s Political Agenda

… payments as dues, the SEIU quietly has taken more … those designated by the SEIU as government employees … records show that the SEIU has paid the MQCCC $12,000. The SEIU appears willing to prop … more

Dues and Don'ts

Should all businesses be forced to pay dues to the Chamber of Commerce?

… last week that the SEIU was removing hundreds … more

Muskegon Health Care Workers Get Out of SEIU

… specific branch of the SEIU involved is Healthcare … September election, means SEIU Healthcare Michigan … glad to be rid of the SEIU. I'm thrilled, … our shoulders. SEIU brags about being an … more

Exemptions, Navigators and New Members

Big Labor's payback from Obamacare

… that "Obamacare is an SEIU and AFSCME membership … health care law. SEIU President Mary Kay Henry … more

Attorney General Orders State To Stop SEIU 'Dues Skim'

… the withholding of SEIU dues from private individuals … cycle. The SEIU hasn t given any money … executive vice president of the SEIU who made $222,876 in 2010, and SEIU president Mary Kay Henry, … more

GOP-Dominated Senate To SEIU: 'Here's $4 Million'

… continues to be sent to SEIU as dues. Overall, the … $28 million for the SEIU. Last June, the … Scandal Roots of SEIU Forced Unionization … Dues Keep Flowing To SEIU SEIU Sent … more

Further Down the Rabbit Hole: Forced Unionization 'Dues Skim' Linked To West Coast Scandal

SEIU officials who led charge to unionize unsuspecting workers are now long gone

… at Local 6434 of the SEIU. With a membership … health care workers, SEIU Local 6434 was the … headed the national SEIU until 2010 and in the early … the first president of SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … more

The Human Side of Right-to-Work Legislation

These are real people who have been hurt by forced unionization

… Medicaid stipend. The SEIU has taken over $33 … end the scheme, the SEIU took legal action and … members outside of the SEIU. If Michigan becomes … more

Mystery Contribution Kept ‘Dues Skim’ Alive

Union gave dummy employee $12,000, but that money not specified on federal report

… on the report. SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … specifies that the SEIU gave $12,000 to the … March 31, 2013, the SEIU took more than $34 million … mail-in election, the SEIU said it got enough votes … more

Michigan Families Set Stage For Helping End Forced Unionization Schemes

Supreme Court ruled daycare, home-based caregivers not public employees and can't be unionized

… unionization attempts. The SEIU went after the home-based … became known as the SEIU "dues skim" involved … detours. The SEIU's scheme in Michigan … forced unionization were SEIU officials from California … more
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Union Health Care Ballot Supporters Say They Have Enough Signatures for a Vote

Union claimed First Amendment rights in court; ballot promoters now claim it's to protect workers, patients

… said no one from the SEIU was present. Instead, the … caregivers' checks. The SEIU then had attorneys from … dues flow continues]," SEIU attorney Scott Kronland … workers. "The SEIU has openly admitted … more

Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door For Daycare Workers To Get Money Back

Unions took $4 million from Michigan daycare workers; class action lawsuit now possible

… place than it took the SEIU with the home-based … Confidential of the SEIU Dues Skim Legal … Money SEIU Election Battle Hinges … Scheme Infighting At The SEIU How the … more

No Lean Times For SEIU 'Dues Skim' Union Bosses

… skim . To date, the SEIU has collected more than … Snyder. Meanwhile, the SEIU has taken steps toward … $7,130,343 was paid to the SEIU national union in Washington, … of the top brass at SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

skimTRACKER 'Forced Unionization' Dues: More Than $34 Million Taken By The SEIU

… MILLION TAKEN BY THE SEIU FROM MICHIGAN HOME HELP … International Union (SEIU) "organized Michigan's … first counter tallied SEIU dues skimmed since the … contract between the SEIU and the dummy employer … more

Unionization Case Before The Supreme Court Could Have Lasting National Impact

Harris v. Quinn could make all public employees eligible for right-to-work; case is flying under the radar

… which resulted in the SEIU taking more than $34 … Confidential of the SEIU Dues Skim Legal … Money SEIU Election Battle Hinges … Scheme Infighting At The SEIU How the … more

Home Health Care 'Dues Skim' More Than Matches SEIU '08 Obama Contributions

… gave him in 2008. If SEIU were to send him only … enough. About five years ago SEIU pulled off a covert … dues skim. The SEIU has now received more … gave Obama made the SEIU one of his biggest … more

Law Enforcement Does Not Universally Support Proposal 4

State sheriff's association says it's wrong for special interests to meddle with State Constitution

… losing money to the SEIU. The union has taken … to try and stop the SEIU from taking the money. Proposal … more

Attorney General Appeals Ruling That Allows SEIU to Keep Taking Dues From Medicaid Checks

… residents to pay to the SEIU, which had challenged … put a stop to it. The SEIU has taken more than … the money. The SEIU is promoting a ballot … November. ~~~~~ See also: SEIU Extends Home Health … more

Courage, Conviction Help Take Down Forced Unionization Schemes

… tallied the money the SEIU took from home-based … more

Health Care Workers Having Trouble Finding Union That Plays Fair

Union member: 'Thank God that Michigan is now a right-to-work state'

… manner . The specific SEIU affiliate involved was SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … agreement. After leaving the SEIU, the health care workers … broke away from the SEIU. Officials from … more

Roots of SEIU Forced Unionization 'Money Skim' Lead To Former ACORN Organizer

… $28 million to the SEIU, which the union can … are paying dues to SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … the division of the SEIU technically involved … unionization. SEIU Healthcare Michigan … more

No Relief In Sight For Home Health Care Workers

Without action from governor's office, SEIU 'Dues Skim' likely to continue until at least fall

… Healthcare Michigan (SEIU). The collective bargaining … were forced into joining the SEIU. As a result, dues from … decline membership in the SEIU and must then pay a … Scandal Roots of SEIU Forced Unionization … more

'Forced Unionization' Employer Out of the Picture, But Dues Keep Flowing To SEIU

Despite state officials' past certainty, some now unsure who actually 'employs' home health care workers

… continue to roll into SEIU coffers . So far, the SEIU has taken more than … checks and sent to the SEIU. Under the administration … paying dues to the SEIU is 56,422. On Jan. … more

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees To Look At Forced Unionization

Illinois case could free home-based caregivers nationwide

… in Illinois are the SEIU and the American Federation … Jennifer Granholm, the SEIU and AFSCME used dummy … Confidential of the SEIU Dues Skim Legal … Money SEIU Election Battle Hinges … more

SEIU Sent Key GOP Senator $5K on Day Bill to End 'Forced Unionization' Arrived in Senate

Home health care unionization continues to this day

… Skim , under which the SEIU has received more … checks and given to the SEIU as union dues. According … dues flowing to the SEIU. This dues flow … annually, which the SEIU could use for political … more

Supreme Court Rules Unions Can't Take Extra Fees Without Consent

SEIU, other unions must provide opt-in clause to spend members' money on political activities

… the decision in the SEIU v. Knox case portends … fee charged by the SEIU. The union did not provide … Confidential Coverage of the SEIU Michigan … more

Union Money Behind Health Care Ballot Proposal Not Well Hidden

Use of a dummy corporation will keep official disclosure 'secret' until next year

… Care First Inc. SEIU Healthcare Michigan, an SEIU affiliate, is the most … other affiliates of SEIU likely are contributing … finance rules. The SEIU has a vested interest … more

SEIU Extends Home Health Care Contract On Day Governor Signs Bill Making 'Dues Skim' Illegal

Questions surround signing that extends contract through February 2013

… Care Council and the SEIU keeps what is now known … last month but the SEIU sued in federal court to … an affiliate of the SEIU, signed the contract … employer used by the SEIU to net tens of thousands … more

Do Prop 4 Supporters Know What It's About?

Disability advocate appears confused on ballot measure.

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Union Money Helps 'Dues Skim' Stay Alive

Home health care workers still losing money to SEIU despite law to end the scam; dummy employer executive director working only 3 hours a month

… least $12,000 from the SEIU to keep the scheme alive. Emails … seven years after the SEIU pulled off a scheme … $1,000; MDRC $3,000; and SEIU $12,000. Steinke … millions of dollars the SEIU has taken in, the breakdown … more

While Helping Out Injured Ex-Wife, Man Forced Into Union

Proposal 4 would ensure that people like Richard Nottage remain unionized public employees

… been taken by the SEIU from tens of thousands of … Michigan. And, if the SEIU gets its way, the scheme … money taken by the SEIU nonetheless. Nottage … received a letter from SEIU, urging him to vote … more

Media Resoundingly Rejects Prop 2, Prop 4

Only two weekly newspapers support either of the union-backed plans to alter the state constitution

… Proposal 4. The SEIU has taken more than … Granholm was governor. The SEIU needs the amendment … that enriches only the SEIU." Even some disability … more

Interlocal Agreements – Good Intent, Bad Practice

… employer for the SEIU to create the 55,000 member SEIU Healthcare Michigan . The SEIU takes union dues from … more
Dan Armstrong, Mike Reitz, Patrick Wright, Joe Lehman

Supreme Court Ends ‘Dues Skim’ Nationwide

… decades-long membership slump. SEIU began organizing caregivers … arrangement was quite simple: SEIU would convince a state … Medicaid payments to SEIU in the form of union … caregivers greatly enriched SEIU. We exposed a similar … more

Father Taking Care of His Disabled Adult Kids Called An 'Idiot' by Proposal 4 Spokesman

The Arc Michigan Executive Director Dohn Hoyle resorts to name-calling against Robert Haynes because Haynes doesn't support forced unionization scheme

… we were put into the SEIU without our knowledge. … We didn't join the SEIU. We now pay monthly … family. At the time, the SEIU " dues skim " was … be unionized, the SEIU continues to take about … more

Legal Foundation Defends Clients Caught in a Catch-22

Home-based caregivers caught in the middle.

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Harris v. Quinn

… first to arrive was the SEIU, which sought the creation … unionization got the SEIU around $6 million a … money taken by the SEIU from home-based caregivers, … more

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