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Minn. worker files complaint against AFSCME
Legal News Line ^ | 2-14-12 | MICHAEL P. TREMOGLIE

Posted on 02/14/2012 6:41:31 AM PST by Miami Vice

A switchboard operator has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the local American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, alleging violations of labor laws.

Rebecca Holt, who works for Regions Hospital in St. Paul, filed the complaint filed the charges with the NLRB Region 18 office in Minneapolis claiming that she was threatened ...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afscme; democrats; publicemployees; unions

1 posted on 02/14/2012 6:41:32 AM PST by Miami Vice
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AFSCME officials demanded Holt sign an "Authorization of Payroll Deduction" form. This would authorize AFSCME to deduct the full amount of union dues from her paycheck.

But, according to the National Right to Work Foundation (NRWF), which is providing free legal assistance to Holt, she requested information about her rights, including her right to refrain from full-dues-paying union membership.

Rather than comply with the law and inform Holt of her rights, according to NRWF, union officials contacted Regions to initiated procedures to have her terminated from her job.

2 posted on 02/14/2012 7:55:08 AM PST by rawhide
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