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Mackinac Center Heroes

Profiles of a few of the Michiganders we’ve helped over the years

… adult children when the SEIU unionized them against … voters rejecting an SEIU effort to reinstate …

A Public Employee Union Response

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

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 …

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 …

Home Health Care Bill Signed Into Law

… the Aging. The SEIU then applied to the … contribution from the SEIU the day after Opsommer’s … home page to tally the SEIU’s take from home health … insurance and since the SEIU was helping keep its …

Line 5 is a Textbook Example of Environmental Versus Labor Concerns

The debate has reinforced the blue-green divide

… some unions — like the SEIU — appear to have put … concerned, but the SEIU’s decision to put politics … lobbying. In contrast to the SEIU, the Michigan-based …

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 …

A New Model of Public-Sector Union Organization

… the direction of the SEIU. Many organizers credit … this kind involved the SEIU organizing in-home caregivers … caregivers rejected both the SEIU and AFSCME affiliate, …

News Release: State Government Paid $17.6 Million to Unions in 2008, According to Documents Secured by FOIA Request

“Agency fee” clause means state taxpayers contribute to unions, Mackinac Center analyst says

… Corrections Organization (SEIU Local 526M) $4,959,645.28 SEIU Local 517M $2,433,129.78 Michigan … activities, but both SEIU and AFSCME records show …

Mackinac Wins 2019 State Policy Network Award

… Medicaid payments. The SEIU had unionized thousands …

MICHIGAN CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL

Summer 2013 Edition

… Wobbly on Obamacare SEIU Lays Out Plan to Try …

The Intellectual Firepower Against Right-to-Work

Who's who on right-to-work

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

Conclusion

… backlash against the SEIU and the MQC3 for this …

National Right-to-Work

The Union Opt-Out Effort in Michigan and Across the Country

… branch is down 37%. The SEIU has lost more than 50%. …

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 …

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 …

Top 25 of 2014

Our most popular offerings of the year

… Proposal 1 SEIU Membership Drops 80 … Misled Members SEIU Allowed to Keep Millions …

No Provisions for Higher Pay or Improved Work Conditions

… were approved, the SEIU would remain the home … between the MQC3 and the SEIU were in force at the …

Prop 4 Op-Ed in Detroit Free Press Ungrounded

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

Michigan Forces Business Owners Into Public-Sector Union

… better known as the SEIU. Fourteen states have … granted a for-profit SEIU subsidiary, the SEIU Member Action Service … it categorized the SEIU subsidiary as a business …

MERC’s Power to Approve the Unionization

… between the MQC3 and the SEIU specifically states: The … bargaining contract with the SEIU are aspirational. They … when the MQC3 and the SEIU approached MERC to certify … above, the MQC3 and SEIU indicated in their petition …

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 …

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 …

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 Public Employee Union Problem

… going to Democrats. The SEIU, AFL-CIO and United … union subsidiary of the SEIU pushed GOP Senators … taxpayers' money to the SEIU in the form of 'dues.' The …

Alabama Betrayal: Congressman Provides Tea Party Lessons

… 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 …

Ending the 'Dues Skim' in Michigan

How the government was stopped from taking money from paychecks

… International Union, or SEIU, to be named as the … the council, so the SEIU started to finance it, …

Labor Union Protests Outside Mackinac Center Office

… the media that the SEIU protest was a fitting … the media that the SEIU took over $34 million …

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 …

Supreme Court Reviews Forced Unionization

… International Union (SEIU) saw the financial assistance … employees of the state. SEIU was designated as the …

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 …

A War of Ideas on All Fronts

The Mackinac Center Fights For Liberty

… Roekel at $460,060. SEIU Dues Skim Although … least February. The SEIU argued in court that …

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, …

What Heroes Might You and I Meet in 2015?

… to be known as the SEIU “dues skim”? Their …

For the Record

… positions. The SEIU is urging home caregivers …

Unionization for the 21st Century: What It Is and What It Is Not

… (and member of the SEIU Ethics Review Board) …

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 …

State of the State: Union Protests Outside Capitol

… thought his union, the SEIU, was worth his time …

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 …

Unions in Perpetuity

… union as a result. The SEIU then collects $29 …