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Infighting at the SEIU

Union behind Proposal 4 facing lawsuit that was filed by its own employees

… inner workings of the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … case,  Jolliffi vs SEIU Healthcare Michigan , … take place by mail, as SEIU Healthcare boss Marge … of the union. SEIU Healthcare Michigan …

Are You Kinda Republican, Really Republican or Really, Really Republican?

SEIU's in-depth survey

… government employee unions, SEIU draws much of its funding … thing about this is how SEIU leaders see their members …

Michigan Senate Should Help End Illegal Unionization

… sending the money to an SEIU affiliate. For … pushing wheelchairs. The SEIU, however, cannot negotiate … to grant these. The SEIU nevertheless receives … years. He argues the SEIU is out of place here, …

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 …

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 …

Union Members Down, Money For SEIU Up

'Dues skim' contributes to higher union funding

… International Union (SEIU). Healthcare Michigan … Jennifer Granholm, the SEIU targeted the Medicaid … communications for SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … also: MichCapCon Coverage of the SEIU Michigan …

Most of the Arrested Anti-Right-to-Work Protesters Have SEIU 'Dues Skim' Connections

Son of SEIU Healthcare Michigan president one of those facing charges

… affiliated with the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Kersting, is the son of SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Faville. Kersting's current status at SEIU Healthcare Michigan … International Union (SEIU) affiliate a while back …

'Forced Unionization' Brings In $28 Million For SEIU ... And Climbing

The overwhelming majority of the money can be used for almost anything the union desires

… almost anything the SEIU desires, including advertising, … and passed on to the SEIU so far is as follows: 2007: … words that Ken Cole (SEIU lobbyist) seemed to … the MQC3. They (the SEIU) have absolutely no …

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 …

SEIU Affiliate’s Revenue Cut in Half After 'Dues Skim' Ended

SEIU Healthcare Michigan dues collection went from $11.3 million to $5.4 million

… exploitation ended. SEIU Healthcare Michigan … the mid-2000s when SEIU moved to grab a share … Jennifer Granholm, SEIU was allowed to carry … union's coffers. SEIU Healthcare Michigan's …

SEIU Lays Out Plan to Try and Continue 'Dues Skim'

Union blames 'right-wing forces' for end of scheme that locked 45K workers into the SEIU

… in. Only this time the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … Capitol Confidential, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … would potentially give SEIU Healthcare Michigan … union officer election SEIU Healthcare Michigan had …

Union Electrician and Wife: 'The SEIU Never Did Anything For Us'

Milliron family says they don't think the SEIU should be able to lock its forced unionization into the state constitution

… orchestrated by the SEIU when Jennifer Granholm … did,” she said. “The SEIU never did anything for … was forced into the SEIU in 2006 and for two … information from the SEIU after the mail-in election.  “But …

Michigan Health Care Workers Seeking Exit from Scandal-Ridden SEIU Affiliate

Leader of rival union accuses local SEIU boss of spending $5,420 on pizza, but just $8,800 on collective bargaining

… International Union (SEIU), but say they have … themselves out of the SEIU Michigan Healthcare … the employees. “But SEIU keeps filing charges … workers claim that their SEIU representatives dragged …

SEIU Dues Skim All About Politics

… Faville, president of SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … is over whether the SEIU can forcibly extract … as much . When the SEIU filed suit in federal …

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 …

Connecticut Now Struggling With Caregiver Unionization Efforts

SEIU loss in Michigan not stopping the union

… seven years after the SEIU used a mail-in election … of that scheme, the SEIU has taken nearly $33 … Medicaid checks. The SEIU convinced home-based … coverage. In Michigan, the SEIU’s scheme took place …

SEIU: Go on strike against your family members

The SEIU represents hundreds … home-care aid workers the SEIU is urging to strike … unionized by the SEIU. That ended this summer …

GOP Senator Tries to Save SEIU Healthcare ‘Employer’

… dues-paying members of SEIU Healthcare Michigan . … runs the program for SEIU and passes the union … questions about the SEIU ( Note: parenthetical … collect union dues for SEIU? (MQC3 basically runs …

An End Finally in Sight for the SEIU Dues Skim

Voters overwhelmingly reject the forced unionization scheme

… Michigan. But the SEIU's scheme should now … stop." Since 2005, the SEIU has taken more than … rubber stamp for the SEIU. The primary impact … governor replacing the SEIU-friendly board members, …

SEIU Ballot Language Disconnected From Reality

… representative" is the SEIU. “Allow” does not mean … to  pay dues  to the SEIU, which can spend the … from caregivers to the SEIU, which to date has taken …

SEIU Tries to Continue Dues Scheme

Leaked document maps out 'dues skim' plan

… that case. The SEIU Healthcare Michigan … significant that the SEIU calls the MQC3 the employer … employer. So why does the SEIU maintain otherwise? …

SEIU 'Skim Tracker' Stops Ticking

After seven years and more than $34 million taken from home-based caregivers, union contract officially ends

The SEIU " skim tracker " has … are the checks the SEIU was taken money from. … of the scheme, the SEIU took more than $34 million, … Confidential Coverage of the SEIU 'Dues Skim' Voters …

Confirmed: The SEIU 'Dues Skim' Finally Ends

Home-based caregivers no longer losing money to union

… the contract with the SEIU and, in turn, stopped … reality." The SEIU, however, took $34,416,335.21 … tracking the money the SEIU took.  In the meantime, … dues-paying members, the SEIU targeted the Medicaid …

SEIU Sues State, Governor to Keep Home Health Care 'Dues Skim' Money Flowing

… U.S. Constitution. The SEIU has taken more than … handing it over to the SEIU. Earlier, the legislature … employee. The SEIU was taking dues under … loved ones . The SEIU Healthcare Michigan …

SEIU 'Dues Skim' Days Are Numbered

Work to get caregivers their money back continues

… contract upon which the SEIU " Dues Skim " is based … stop." In 2005, the SEIU perpetrated a forced … scheme has enriched SEIU coffers by more than … dummy employer the SEIU used to facilitate its …

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 …

Pennies on the Dollar

… handing it over to the SEIU as union dues, thus … Since late 2006, the SEIU has skimmed more than … dollars from the SEIU to maintain its quasi …

SEIU 'Dues Skim' Finally Grinding To A Halt

… union. To date, the SEIU has taken more than $34 … not beholden to the SEIU. Haveman pointed … that the contract with SEIU Healthcare Michigan … only questions the SEIU attorneys have brought …

SEIU Election Battle Hinges On Home-Based Caregivers

Union member: 'I was born in the Mideast ... I've never seen an election that was messed up like this'

… is approaching for SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … caregivers. But even as the SEIU "dues-skim" nears an … is at issue. Current SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Muskegon, is no longer in SEIU Healthcare Michigan. …

Families Forced Into SEIU Scheme Relieved and Thankful After Proposal 4 Defeat

Robert Haynes: 'It took ordinary people like us to bring attention to what was really happening.'

… Tuesday rejected the SEIU's plan to continue the … like what they (the SEIU) wanted to do would … thought what the union (SEIU) had been doing was … since 1981.  The SEIU's scheme took a percentage …

SEIU Election Legitimacy Questioned by Some Union Members

Union president's decision to allow mail-in votes to outgoing home-based caregivers upset some members

… potential legal action, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … were forced into the SEIU in 2005 after a mail-in … proposal pushed by the SEIU to lock the scheme into … significant because the SEIU Healthcare Michigan …

Capitol Protesters Fined $500 Each For Trying To Storm Senate Chamber

Most of arrested right-to-work protesters had SEIU 'dues skim' connections

… people with ties to the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … plea agreement, the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … has not been tied to SEIU Healthcare Michigan. One … Kersting, the son of SEIU Healthcare Michigan …

SEIU Ballot Proposal Raises Questions

Why is the SEIU involved in a ballot … selling point for the SEIU and its allies, but … or not? Whether the SEIU continues to receive …

Commentary: Prop 4 Supporters Promise Programs That Already Exist

Home-based caregiver proposal would lock SEIU unionization scheme into state constitution

… $32 million the SEIU has taken from the Medicaid … state workers. The SEIU took the issue to federal … were unionized in the SEIU scheme, but the union … the pockets of the SEIU at the expense of Michigan’s …

SEIU Under Investigation over Prop 4

'Dues Skim' took $35 million from Medicaid recipients

… initially hide the SEIU’s involvement. After … its money came from SEIU. Michigan Capitol … on the groups the SEIU set up to continue … paying members, the SEIU targeted the Medicaid …

Commentary: Proposal 4 Excludes Caregivers From Getting State Employee Benefits

SEIU wants forced unionization locked into state constitution but only to take money from caregivers

… amendment that the SEIU and its followers wrote … the purpose of the SEIU taking money from them. … employees enjoy. The SEIU will not bargain on … simple. Since 2005, the SEIU has taken more than …

SEIU Fined Almost $200,000 Over Actions Tied To 2012 Ballot Proposal Campaign

Union suffers another loss related to dues skim, which took more than $34 million from home-based caregivers

… in early 2013, the SEIU took more than $34 million … this week that the SEIU will pay $199,000 in … fees already paid, the SEIU will have paid more … shield the fact that SEIU was virtually the only …

BREAKING NEWS: Michigan Senate Stops Home Health Care 'Dues Skim'

… now,” Owens said. “SEIU is concerned enough … International Union (SEIU). That 43,729 has now … continues to be sent to SEIU as dues. Overall, the … $29 million for the SEIU. A home health …

Hospital SEIU Members Say Home-Based Caregivers Get 'No Benefit' From Proposal 4

'They don’t receive sick time. They don’t get vacation time. They can’t file a grievance'

… 'Yes you belong to the SEIU,' " Linebarger said. … Leavell, were at the SEIU Healthcare Michigan … minority (about 10,000) of SEIU Healthcare Michigan … Help Program and the SEIU has taken more than …

'Skim Tracker' Hits $30 Million

… railroaded into the SEIU. As a result, dues from …

Despite Law, SEIU Gets To Continue Taking Medicaid Check Money

Federal judge orders injunction against law; SEIU 'home health care dues skim' continues

… six month extension SEIU and MQC3 signed in April. … bureaucrats allowed the SEIU to pencil in MQC3 as … unionized. To date, the SEIU has taken more than … contingent representing the SEIU who traveled to Detroit …

Minnesota Governor Should Look to California, Not Michigan, on Unionization of Child Care Providers

… gubernatorial run. The SEIU sponsored the legislation … the 30,000-strong SEIU Minnesota . The SEIU and AFSCME PACs also …

Home Health Care Ballot Initiative Would Usurp Power From the Governor

SEIU-backed proposal would lock union perks into the state constitution

… board. However, if the SEIU–backed proposal passes, he … complete. In 2005, the SEIU targeted Michigan’s … the framework of the SEIU scheme right into the … sympathetic to the SEIU’s forced unionization …

SEIU Membership Drops 80 Percent After Dues Skim Ends

Union loses $4.2 million in dues and fees

… longer are part of the SEIU Healthcare Michigan, … dues or fees to the SEIU after the union orchestrated … but not before the SEIU took more than $34 … organizing drives. The SEIU health care workers …

SEIU 'Dues Skim' and U-M Research Assistant Bills Brought On Proposal 2

Issues brought to the forefront by the Mackinac Center cited by UAW President as reasons for ballot proposal

… International Union (SEIU) targeted Michigan's … institutions. The SEIU pulled off the dues … caregivers have had SEIU dues deducted from their … That failed when the SEIU gave the dummy employer …

The Applied Research Center

‘Racial justice think tank’ gets SEIU money. Third in a series.

… Senate to act, the SEIU continues to siphon … going, drawn from the SEIU's 2010 LM-2 report. The … not consulting for SEIU, the ARC works on racial …

UAW Prez: SEIU ‘Dues Skim’ More Important Than RTW

… for good. The SEIU and related unions appear …

GOP Senators, SEIU Taxpayer Giveaways, Campaign Cash and More, OH MY!

… money annually to the SEIU government employee … 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 …

Audit Shows SEIU 'Dues Skim' Likely Bolstered By Extra $3.7 Million; Union-Run Registry Ineffective

… the "dues skim,” the SEIU would have been enriched … Jennifer Granholm, the SEIU carried out the forced … were unionized by the SEIU. And it acknowledged … caregivers. In 2012, when the SEIU attempted to lock the …

'Dues Skim' Ballot Proposal Proponents Cloud Issue With Mistruths

Campaign repeatedly engages in falsehoods to lock in millions for the SEIU

… Granholm was governor, the SEIU held a little-known … participants and sent to the SEIU ever since. This flow … care dues skim." The SEIU has taken more than … end the “skim,” the SEIU is resorting to a ballot …