Union Officials Still Upset That They Can No Longer Take Illegal 'Dues' From Private Business Owners

Union officials continue to complain about losing millions of dollars in “dues” money that was illegally taken from small-business owners over the past few years.

The Michigan Department of Human Services decided last week to end the stealth unionization of home-based day care providers.

“It just put the lie to the claim that this union was doing something beneficial to the day care providers,” Michael Jahr, vice president for communications, told the Livingston Daily Press & Argus.

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Columnist Marybeth Hicks explains in The Washington Times how the “phony union” was put in place, how it was exposed by the Mackinac Center Legal Foundation and why it will end.