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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%. …

Despite Collapse in Membership, SEIU Poised to Go All-In in Michigan

$150 million campaign blunted by right-to-work law

The SEIU is making a huge political … paying fees to a union, SEIU Michigan has lost 51% … of its members and SEIU Healthcare Michigan … then, the national SEIU has lost 8% of its dues …

Mackinac Wins 2019 State Policy Network Award

… Medicaid payments. The SEIU had unionized thousands …

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 …

10 Years of Victories: The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation Celebrates … and Looks Forward

… institutionalizing them. The SEIU unionized over 45,000 …

By the Numbers: The Dues Skim

… opted to leave the SEIU once given a choice

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, …

Michigan’s Laboratory for Liberty

Letter from the executive vice president

… used. We killed the SEIU skim in Michigan in …

By The Numbers

Workers for Opportunity

… payers 5.2%  — SEIU national has experienced …

Dues Skimming Meets Its Demise

Federal rule ends a union's ability to involuntarily take money from home health care givers

… Legislature. Then the SEIU held an election, in … was enough to install SEIU Healthcare Michigan … began flowing to the SEIU. By March 2012, a total … it. But still, the SEIU persisted , going so …

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 …

Opt-in Requirement to Ensure Clear Consent

… Minnesota reported that the SEIU forged their signatures … these requirements: SEIU and AFSCME membership … https://perma.cc/2XX8-C2LU ; SEIU Healthcare Florida Local …

Background

… cases, unions like SEIU have reportedly resorted …

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 …

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

Organized labor gave millions to Democratic candidates and groups in 2018

… spending filings. The SEIU’s affiliated super PAC, … elections. The SEIU Michigan State Council …

Victory for Mark Janus

How the Mackinac Center's years advancing worker freedom in Michigan have paid off across the country

… agreed to hear Knox v. SEIU, and the majority opinion … trump state law. The SEIU, whose efforts to take …

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 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, …

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 …

How Right-to-Work and the End of the 'Dues Skim' Killed the SEIU in Michigan

Membership, revenue and political spending plummet

… about supporting the SEIU, they responded by opting … Granholm worked with the SEIU to “organize” home … employees” so that the SEIU could claim to be representing … Medicaid recipients. SEIU Healthcare-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 …

The Legislative Clock is Ticking

It's time for free-market reformers to act

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

Union Behind Michigan ‘Dues Skim’ Facing More Corruption Allegations

SEIU Healthcare Michigan has a history of problems

… ongoing saga surrounding SEIU Healthcare Michigan. This … not new to scandals. SEIU Healthcare Michigan … belong to the union, SEIU Healthcare Michigan … breaking away from the SEIU and repeatedly alleging …

Time for Labor Unions to Collect their Own Dues

The on-going SEIU dues skim must end

… organizations — primarily the SEIU — still siphon an estimated … private sector unionism, SEIU sought to regain ground … government-administered aid program. SEIU entrapped workers any … decided to stand up to SEIU. The Legislature banned …

Public School Union Members Protest Their Own Union

… to separate from the SEIU Local 517M and represent …

SEIU Sues Its Own Members for Banquet Hall They Paid For

Taylor school employees decertify, so union retaliates

… merger between the SEIU’s Taylor and Lansing … Because of the merger, SEIU Local 517M of Lansing … 400 signatures to the SEIU headquarters in Washington, … planned on staying SEIU — just dissolve the …

Worker Freedom Won Tuesday

… rights to leave the SEIU. The measure …

Major Accomplishments

Here are some things we're really proud of.

… shanghaied into the SEIU, writing more than 80 …

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 …

Unions are Super PACS

Former Democratic Party Chairman admits double-standard

… executive director of the SEIU Michigan State Council, …

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 …

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 …

Endnotes

… http://perma.cc/Y7EJ-B2ZV . 16 Paul Pringle, “SEIU Official Steps aside … Scrutinizes L.A. Local of SEIU,” Los Angeles Times , … http://perma.cc/48T7-BAHC . 18 Paul Pringle, “SEIU Alleges Misuse of Funds,” … Winton, “Former Leader of SEIU Local Is Indicted,” …

Detailed Reporting of Receipts and Disbursements in the LM-2

… to spend. The SEIU, one of the nation’s … reported: An SEIU spokeswoman says the … year, reveals that SEIU was the top spender …

Los Angeles Times SEIU Investigation

… Hawaii. [19] After the SEIU conducted its own investigation, …