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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 …

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 …

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 …

Media Resoundingly Rejects Prop 2, Prop 4

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

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

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 …

Do Prop 4 Supporters Know What It's About?

Disability advocate appears confused on ballot measure.

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 … to be unionized, the SEIU continues to take about …

Legal Foundation Defends Clients Caught in a Catch-22

Home-based caregivers caught in the middle.

Union Omits $12K From Disclosure Form That Was Paid to Keep Health Care 'Dues Skim' Alive

If payment made in 2011 and not reported, it’s ‘very serious,’ labor expert says

… publication. Because the SEIU did not respond to requests … $12,000 payment from the SEIU in February 2012. The … officers. "If the SEIU failed to report expenditures … were forced into the SEIU after a vote most were …

Unions are Super PACS

Former Democratic Party Chairman admits double-standard

… executive director of the SEIU Michigan State Council, …

Government Incompetence At Its Worst – The Tragedy of the Forced Unionization of Home Health Care Workers

… building that houses the SEIU — the same union collecting … the bill while the SEIU takes money from special … $5,000 from the SEIU on the day the bill … the coffers of the SEIU to be used as they wish. …

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 …

Attorney General Orders Home Health Dues Skim to End

Illegal scheme continued despite law explicitly stating providers are not government employees

… first place.” The SEIU was able to skim the … operating expenses from the SEIU. CapCon also reported … cautioned that the SEIU is trying to pass a …

Home Health Care Dues Still Being Skimmed

Could stop next month

… about six years and the SEIU has taken in more than … will go toward the SEIU effort to lock the “skim” … Scandal Roots of SEIU Forced Unionization … Dues Keep Flowing To SEIU SEIU Sent …

Even After Right-to-Work, Unions Still Big Political Spenders in Michigan

… reports. The SEIU’s affiliated super PAC, … Whitmer’s campaign. The SEIU Michigan State Council …

Senate Shows Support For Ending Home Health Care 'Dues Skim'

… International Union (SEIU) targeted dollars … care workers” into the SEIU. The vast majority of … people were unionized, SEIU began collecting dues … swollen to 60,190. SEIU coffers have been enriched …

The Cover Story For the 'Dues Skim'

… International Union (SEIU). That original “cover … much smaller. SEIU targeted the taxpayer … had been unionized, SEIU began collecting dues … skim .” So far, the SEIU has received more than …

All Five Constitutional Amendments Soundly Defeated

Emergency manager law repealed

… would have allowed the SEIU to continue taking $6 … issue here, but the SEIU chose to attach them …

The End Is Near: 'Skim' Stopper Bill Headed To Gov. Snyder

State Rep.: Unions 'lying' to stop bill

… 1018. In 2005, the SEIU targeted dollars that … nursing homes. The SEIU scheme, involving a … care workers into the SEIU. The majority of the … were unionized, the SEIU began collecting dues …

Union Pushes Ballot Proposal To Keep 'Dues Skim' Alive

… International Union (SEIU) is taking initial steps … drive. This move by the SEIU comes as passage of … language, submitted by an SEIU fronted group, would … Policy, refers to the SEIU ballot proposal effort …

Interlocal Agreements — Good Intent, Bad Practice

… create the 55,000-member SEIU Healthcare Michigan. The SEIU takes union dues from …

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, …

The Stealth Election That Led To The Home Health Care 'Dues Skim'

… the coffers of the SEIU including more than … from belonging to the SEIU. Additionally, … a mailing from the SEIU she wouldn't have paid … was an easy task. The SEIU had plenty of people …

Supreme Court Rules Unionization Schemes Involving Home-Based Care Providers Are Illegal

Mackinac Center represented workers similar to those in Illinois who were forced to pay union dues simply because they got state money

… 'dues skim' that the SEIU set up in Michigan was … country. In Michigan, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … disbanded last year. The SEIU, however, went to great … to delay action. The SEIU also tried to get its …

Union Activists Protest Opposition to Coerced Union Dues

U.S. Supreme Court to consider case next week

… International Union (SEIU). From 2005 to 2013, the SEIU had a dues skimming … release on behalf of SEIU Michigan. “We’re … caregivers on behalf of an SEIU affiliate in 2013, its …

State Government Employee Unions Prosper in Midst of Recession

… Corrections Organization, SEIU Local 526M, was the … bargaining unit. Another SEIU local, 517M, was a big … 6000 $5,838,655.20 $6,053,182.92 +$214,527.72 MI Corrections Org./SEIU 526M $4,959,645.28 $4,840,725.89 -$118,919.39 SEIU 517M $2,433,129.78 $2,721,664.04 +$288,534.26 MI …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Winter 2011-12 Edition

… Bolt from 'Corrupt' SEIU Subsidized Green … Senator Tries to Save SEIU Healthcare ‘Employer’ Despite … In $28 Million For SEIU ... And Climbing I'm …

Home Health Care 'Dues Skim' Worse Than Previously Thought

'This is Crony Unionism'

… care workers into the SEIU. With the news media, … their ballots. The SEIU “take” so far is more … used for anything the SEIU desires, including politics. “I … collaboration between the SEIU and the state of Michigan. “Michigan …

The Legislative Clock is Ticking

It’s time for free-market reformers to act

… reforms and banned the SEIU’s “dues skim” of day …

Gov. Snyder Could Replace Board That Helped Facilitate Forced Unionization Of Home-Based Caregivers

If Proposal 4 passes, constitutional amendment would lock in current union-stacked board

… said. In 2005, the SEIU targeted Michigan's … facilities. The SEIU pulled off its scam … mail. As a result, the SEIU has been taking money … has been taken by the SEIU. "I would hope …

Reactions to Forced Unionization

Tea Party groups call practice 'immoral'

… recent member of the SEIU to claim the union's … 'Support Senator Kahn and SEIU. Take money from the … provided is more dues for SEIU, more union campaign … and gives it to the SEIU. And what training is …

Parents Forced to Pay Union Dues, Lawmaker Rakes In Health Care Money

Father: "Considering the dues money we're sending them, maybe they should come over and babysit our kids so we could have one night out.”

… International Union (SEIU). This deduction is … received $2,500 from the SEIU in 2010. However, a … Last month, the SEIU and DMC staged a rally … allegedly belonging to the SEIU. The only impact it's …

How the Forced Unionization of Day Care and Home Health Care Providers Took Place

Anatomy of a Scam: Dues continue to flow

… International Union (SEIU). Union dues have … the coffers of the SEIU. House Bill 4003 … their own making. “SEIU has not responded once … Saginaw] has been a SEIU spearhead against these …

‘Protect Our Jobs’ Would Protect the 3 Percent at the Expense of the 97 Percent

… Foundation. And the SEIU is still skimming $30 …

The Intellectual Firepower Against Right-to-Work

Who's who on right-to-work

… the presidents of the SEIU, AFSCME, the machinists union, …

Prop 4 Op-Ed in Detroit Free Press Ungrounded

… words "union" and "SEIU." Since every … investment — if the SEIU wins.

Voters Reject Special Interest Power Plays

Proposals 2-6 soundly defeated

… was Proposal 4, the SEIU scheme that allowed … agreement between the SEIU and Michigan Quality … February. The SEIU has taken more than … non-profit organization, the SEIU reportedly spent more …

Stealth Unionization One Step Closer to Ending

Senate committee approves House Bill 4003

… checks and sent to the SEIU. Under that scenario, … Senator Tries to Save SEIU Healthcare ‘Employer’ SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Bolt from 'Corrupt' SEIU

Forced Unionization Scheme Still Collecting Cash – Lawmakers Mystified

… dues flowing to the SEIU. Judy Hendrixson, … was amazed that the SEIU dues are still being taken … checks.” Hendrixson, a former SEIU union representative, … illegal. Next, SEIU took advantage of the …

25 Reforms in 2011

… care providers to the SEIU (parent of ACORN). 21. …

A Public Employee Union Response

… Public Employees, SEIU Local 517M These … public workers. It is SEIU’s sincere desire that …

The Public Employee Union Problem

… left-wing groups. The SEIU, AFL-CIO and United … to pay money to the SEIU. The " dues skim " … a union subsidiary of the SEIU pushed GOP Senators …

Not Much Mystery Behind $9 Million Raised for Prop 4

Proposal 4 supporters expect voters to believe that the union is spending $9,593 per name for a registry

… Proposal 4.  The SEIU is trying to stay out … forced into the union. The SEIU wants the scheme to … essential. "If the SEIU is bankrolling this, … constitution. The SEIU orchestrated the forced …

Medicaid Dues Skim May Come To An End, After All

Friends, relatives of disabled individuals among those swept into public sector unions

… a contract with the SEIU that had been established … coffers, usually the SEIU or the American Federation … Department of Labor, SEIU Healthcare Michigan’s …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Summer 2013 Edition

… Wobbly on Obamacare SEIU Lays Out Plan to Try …

Which Ballot Proposals Are 'Grassroots'?

… front name for the SEIU. The union is  the …

Unionization Ruling Before The Supreme Court Could Be 'Huge'

Political consultant: Ruling could 'dramatically undermine public sector unions'

… Confidential of the SEIU Dues Skim Legal … Money SEIU Election Battle Hinges … Scheme Infighting At The SEIU How the …

U.S. Supreme Court Discusses Right-to-Work For All Public Employees

Union 'dues skim' case could mean the end of forced unionization of home-based caregivers, others

… Confidential of the SEIU Dues Skim Legal … Money SEIU Election Battle Hinges … Scheme Infighting At The SEIU How the …

2013 In Review: Worker Freedom, Medicaid Expansion Took Center Stage

… the MEA . The SEIU "Dues Skim" Finally … in a union The SEIU went to great lengths … Skim Confirmed: The SEIU Dues Skim Finally Ends GOP …

Forced Unionization Campaign Pretending 31-Year-Old Program Doesn't Exist

… alone. In 2005, the SEIU targeted the Home Help … registry. However, the SEIU gave the dummy employer … unionization. That's why the SEIU is trying to lock it …

The Legislative Clock is Ticking

It's time for free-market reformers to act

… reforms and banned the SEIU’s “ dues skim ” of …

March 23, 2012, MichiganVotes.org Weekly Roll Call

… still-ongoing one extracting SEIU union dues from home …

Appointments: A Rarely Recognized Gubernatorial Power

Which can have major effects

… led to the end of the SEIU healthcare dues skim. Governors … extensive . ~~~~~ See also: SEIU Dues Skim Finally Grounds …

Proposal To Keep Forced Unionization Intact – It’s All About The Money

… becoming members of the SEIU thanks to the union's "home … Subcommittee, said the SEIU has been exploiting …

Small Biz vs. Big Labor

… money annually to the SEIU union, considered the … also: GOP Senators, SEIU Taxpayer Giveaways, …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Summer 2014 Edition

… this issue: SEIU Membership Drops 80 …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Spring 2014 Edition

… Justice System SEIU Fined Almost $200,000 …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Winter 2013 Edition

… In Michigan SEIU Under Investigation …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Fall 2013 Edition

… Anti-Republican Rant SEIU Under Investigation …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Spring 2013 Edition

… Right-to-Work SEIU ‘Skim Tracker’ Stops …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Fall 2012 Edition

… Home-Based Caregivers SEIU Dues Skim All About …

Making Sense of Michigan's Ballot Proposals

Chart explains supporters, opponents and what the six proposals mean for Michigan

… 4 would allow the SEIU to continue taking money …

The Importance of 'Sunshine Week'

… scrutiny. The SEIU has taken with the help …

Strings May Be Attached When a Politician Has the Union Label

… Senate GOP Senators, SEIU Taxpayer Giveaways, …

Worker Freedom Won Tuesday

… rights to leave the SEIU. The measure …

NLRB 'Ignores' Rules To Rush Union Elections

… International Union (SEIU); Mark Gaston Pearce, …

Union Lawyer Admits in Court that Stealth Unionization Is a 'Slippery Slope'

… Operational GOP Senators, SEIU Taxpayer Giveaways, …

Government Unions: The Real Wealth in American Politics

… One-hundred-percent of SEIU cash to federal candidates went … state government, the SEIU has also found some … spending for AFSCME, SEIU and the NEA thus far this …

GOP Fumbles: On Verge of Giving MEA Huge Pension Win

… to end a notorious SEIU "dues skim" of home …

April 27, 2012, MichiganVotes.org Weekly Roll Call

… strongly opposed by the SEIU-affiliated prison guard …

March 30, 2012, MichiganVotes.org Weekly Roll Call

… still-ongoing one extracting SEIU union dues from home …

A Look at Unions in Michigan, Five Years After Right-to-Work

Most of state’s largest unions have seen a collapse in members and political spending

… unions:  the MSEA, MCO, SEIU Local 517, Troopers … to $319,766. SEIU Michigan is composed … (about 7 percent). SEIU Healthcare Michigan, …

How CapCon Uses Transparency Laws to Hold Government Accountable

… more: The SEIU “ dues skim ,” which …

Commentary: How Unions Run Government … And Democrats

… AFL-CIO, Carpenters and SEIU. The Laborers and AFSCME …

State Senator Kicks Open Right-to-Work Door

… vice president of the SEIU Local 517 M which represents …

I'm Just a Bill

… money annually to the SEIU union (considered the …

National Media and the Stealth Unionization Case

… Operational GOP Senators, SEIU Taxpayer Giveaways, …

Tea Party Group Moving from Protests to Election Action

… unions such as the SEIU . The candidate at …

Study: They Spend Millions, but Minimal Transparency Required for Government Union Finances

… $21,457,153 in 2012. (The SEIU tops the list, spending …