Skip to comments.'Forced Unionization' Brings In $28 Million For SEIU ... And Climbing
Posted on 12/08/2011 8:04:50 AM PST by MichCapCon
The take so far from Michigan's forced unionization of supposed home health care workers for the Service Employees International Union is $28 million. That tally is going up on a monthly basis.
The overwhelming majority of these dollars can be used for almost anything the SEIU desires, including advertising, issue advocacy, lobbying, get out the vote efforts and other political purposes.
According to the Michigan Department of Community Health, the amount of "dues" taken out of subsidy checks that go to "home health care workers' checks and passed on to the SEIU so far is as follows:
Add it up and you get $28,089,803.
This is pretty much an example of government at its worst, Wendy Day of Common Sense in Government told Capitol Confidential. What we're seeing here is the taxpayers being placed in the hands of special interests.
The one thing we can be thankful for is that it hasn't been made permanent, Day continued. Hopefully they'll put a stop to this and do so soon.
Randy Bishop of the Northern Michigan Patriots described the forced unionization situation as unbelievable.
(Excerpt) Read more at michigancapitolconfidential.com ...
Aren’t there some kind of laws on the books regarding extortion?
Forced unionization = Not Free
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