Skip to comments.After Right-To-Work, 80% of Mich. Health-Care Workers Desert Union
Posted on 05/01/2014 7:55:08 AM PDT by Rusty0604
Having won the right to decide for themselves whether to join unions, Michigan workers are opting to desert an organization that many never wanted to join in the first place: the SEIU.
Michigan voters put an end to forced unionization by approving right-to-work in the 2012 election. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder also signed a bill that ended a fraudulent dues-skimming scheme, perpetrated by the SEIU, which had allowed the union to collect $34 million in mandatory dues out of the Medicaid checks of unknowing home-based caregivers.
No longer obligated to pay money to the SEIU, 80 percent of home-based caregivers have left the union
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What’s wrong with the other 20%? Entrenched grifters? Or just stuck on stupid?
I absolutely LOVE this! I dont’ agree with Governor Snyder on everything, but this was a HUGE win!
Most of those beneficiaries from this conservative action will still vote demoRat at election time. -—in Wi.why is Gov. Scott Walker slated for a tight race for all he’s done in actions to get that state on solid ground? Never ever underestimate the level of utter stupidity of many voters and their blind loyalty to their sacred ‘Rats. Ugjhhhhh.
Probably union leadership.
So even in the heart of union country, workers realize how oppressive they are.
They're the top brass...or those aspiring to reach that level.You know...pinky rings....huge expense accounts....$100K/yr salaries....10 hour work weeks....no bedpans or night shifts....
or like most people, they just want something for nothing.
In Wisconsin people simply went apoplectic when Scott Walker signed Act 10 getting rid of mandatory unionization. Literally, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in protest, day after day. They collected 1 million recall signatures (from a state with a 5 million population).
In the end, Walker was reelected and the vast majority of the affected dumped the Union and never voluntarily re-joined.
To me this proves the point that the Unions are very, very good at agitating, much like any good Communist, but once the outside agitation was stopped and the bubble was burst most, except the hardcore Left, were left scratching their heads wondering what just happened here.
What will it take to make that revelation to the UAW?
More than likely they are part of corrupt union !
I’m afraid you are correct, but I’ll take any good news I can find.
Purely coincidental, I'm sure.
You might want to use modern maps.
Quite an exodus. The members truly voted with their feet.
The thing I find most pleasing about this is the thought of the Democrats going without those “voluntary” contributions from the union members. I’d be sick if I were a forced union member and was watching my money used to support everything I don’t believe in......not that I expect much more from the Republicans.
Terry Bowman is a Union Conservative running for the John Dingell seat as a republican. He was a big supporter of RTW in Michigan.
11% believe Elvis is still (79 years old)
25% of people are truthers
36% believe UFOs are piloted by extraterrestrial beings
Use that information to guage the midset of the 20% who opted to belong to the SEIU
That’s going to be a tough one. I haven’t heard one single peep from any of these guys working here about opting out. Not one.
Democrats are anti-choice. This is a proven fact.
True Pro Choice
Are they afraid to say anything about it?
What about a class-action suit against SEIU to get the $$ back..
“Michigan voters put an end to forced unionization by approving right-to-work in the 2012 election.”
That isn’t quite true. The voters rejected adding forced unionism to the state constitution, but they never voted on RTW.
RTW was passed by the state legislature.
That must be an old map, both Mi and IN are RTW now.
Thanks cripplecreek! And good move, 80%. That 20% was keeping you in chains.
Thanks for the ping, ‘creek. HOORAY 80%
11% believe Elvis is still (79 years old)
See the movie “Bubba Hotep”
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