Sunday, November 27, 2011

SEIU Extracting Dues From Unwilling Michigan Families

Creeping fascism:
The Blaze - Robert and Patricia Haynes take care of their two children, who at the ages of 30 and 34 are more like children in adult bodies. That’s because they both have cerebral palsy, and rely on their parents to feed and change them — and likely will for the rest of their lives.

The Haynes family receives monthly checks from the state of Michigan through Medicaid, allowing the parents to care for their son and daughter themselves instead of institutionalizing them. But because a Michigan law classifies Robert and Patricia as “home health care workers,” they are considered public workers and therefore automatic union members — meaning the SEIU [see link] gets a $30 cut of the family’s Medicaid subsidy as union dues.  .....(read more)