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Mackinac Center Applauds Federal Change Ending Dues Skimming

Unions can no longer skim an estimated $200 million in dues from home health care workers

… their paychecks. The SEIU maintained that these … dropped out of the SEIU affiliate once given …

Mackinac Center Subject of SEIU Protest

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association at issue

… at 4 pm today by the SEIU of Michigan in connection … Friedrichs case. SEIU was involved in skimming …

SEIU Allowed to Keep Millions in ‘Dues’ Money it Siphoned Away from Medicaid in Stealth Unionization, Court of Appeals Rules

‘Union has refused every opportunity to defend Granholm administration and itself in concocting this scheme’

… Appeals granted the SEIU’s motion to dismiss … requested. “The SEIU overpaid our clients … pretty obvious the SEIU did not want the court … parties.” The SEIU sent checks to the MCLF …

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Home-Based Caregivers in Nine States Free from Union Dues Skim

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation filed two briefs at the High Court regarding the case

… in Michigan with the SEIU’s stealth unionization … in Michigan saw the SEIU skim more than $34 … end last March. The SEIU tried to enshrine its … percentage points. The SEIU was later fined …

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Case

Illinois scheme similar to Michigan SEIU ‘dues skim’

… in Michigan saw the SEIU skim more than $34 … end last March. The SEIU also attempted to enshrine … percentage points. The SEIU is now under investigation …

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation Asks Appeals Court to Correct Michigan Employment Relations Commission Error

‘Clients are caught in a Catch-22’

… were caught up in the SEIU’s scheme were family … $34 million to the SEIU before it came to an …

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Decide if Forced Unionization Violates Constitution

Illinois scheme was focus of MCLF amicus brief

… coffers of AFSCME and the SEIU. “We were in the … but not before the SEIU was able to skim … vulnerable residents. The SEIU had tried to enshrine …

Michigan Employment Relations Commission Fails to Correct Its Own Mistake in Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers

SEIU allowed to keep $34 million in forced dues after MERC dismisses administrative action

… were caught up in the SEIU’s scheme were family … administration and the SEIU tried to downplay it.” The … against the law. The SEIU at the time argued that … $34 million to the SEIU before it came to an …

SEIU Dues Skim Comes to an End

Union was able to extract $34 million from home-based caregivers through stealth unionization scheme

… extension between the SEIU and the Michigan Quality … the MCLF against the SEIU continues. This …

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 …

Proposal 4 Would Lock Forced Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers Into Michigan Constitution

Center attorney: ‘Dubious arrangement pursued for the sole purpose of allowing the SEIU to pad its political coffers’

… purpose of allowing the SEIU to pad its political … Aging Consortium. An SEIU attorney certified that … said. “The fact the SEIU gave the MQC3 $12,000 …

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation Asks MERC to Reverse Forced Unionization of Home-Based Caregivers

Seeks return of $3 million in skimmed ‘dues’

… public employees. The SEIU and the MQC3 signed … the court that the SEIU needed the money for … legal challenge against SEIU Healthcare Michigan … interest because the SEIU gave the MQC3 $12,000 …

Ballot Petition Signatures Submitted in Home Health Aide Scheme

Attempt to grant dues skim constitutional protection is a ‘disgrace’

… would enshrine the SEIU dues skim in the state … Foundation. “Long before the SEIU and the Granholm Administration … February. A lawyer for the SEIU told the judge the union … elections. “The SEIU has openly admitted …

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 …

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 …