[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

Vatican laicizes disgraced ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick

Trump’s Alarming Abuse of Executive Power

How "1984" turned into an instruction manual

Rule by Fiat: National Crises, Fake Emergencies and Other Dangerous Presidential Powers

Former CIA Officer Exposes Clinton Charity Fraud As Biggest Scandal In US History

11-Year-old Boy Visited by Cops After Neighbors Reported Him For Selling Hot Chocolate ("See Something, Say Something")

Houston Narc Who Lied to Justify a Deadly Drug Raid Had Been Accused of Perjury

AMERICA’S NEWEST MUSLIM MARTYR IS A CHILD RAPIST AND KILLER

Sharpton Calls for Smollett to ‘Face Accountability to the Maximum’ if He Staged Hoax

Faggoty Looking ANTIFA Member Gets Knocked Out By Conservative In Portland

NATIONAL EMERGENCY: Trump's Executive Orders To Destroy Deep State Criminal Cabal

Eyeing 2020, Biden Criticizes Trump E , Biden Criticizes Trump in Europe: ‘This Too Shall Pass; We Will Be Back’ Europe:

Has Trump wrecked our sex life? "Post-Trump Sex Disorder" is real, says sex therapist

Hoda Muthana 'deeply regrets' joining Isis and wants to return home

The TSA's Secret Watchlist for Travelers Who Don't Kowtow

Ann Coulter Fires Back at Trump: ‘The Only National Emergency Is That Our President Is an Idiot’

The deeper reason for drug ads on television

Drug convictions overturned for 10 framed by Chicago police sergeant: 'He took everything from me'

CONFUSION: Pelosi wishes ‘Happy Thanksgiving’— on — on Valentine’s Day

5 insane provisions in the amnesty omnibus bill

Cops Admit to Lying About Raid that Left Innocent Couple Murdered

Reports Claim Jussie Smollet Allegedly Staged Hate Crime Attack; Police Say News Is 'Unconfirmed, Inaccurate’

C.I. Whose Heroin Buy Led to a Deadly Houston Drug Raid Does Not Seem to Exist

Terry Kath - The little-known rock guitarist who was 'better' than Jimi Hendrix

Nancy Pelosi Earned Fortune on IPO Stock Through ‘Illegal’ Insider Trading

George Soros says Europe faces ‘oblivion’ as pro-freedom parties set to win big in European election

US Air Freight Company that Smuggled Weapons Into Venezuela Linked to CIA "Black Site" Renditions

The Democrat-Communist Party Isn't Going To Like This

‘Shameful & disgusting!’ TSA slammed for ‘invasive groping’ of triple-amputee US veteran

Trump’s Absurd Claim that Americans Are Free from Government Coercion

It is the right and duty of all Americans to REFUSE to comply with unconstitutional gun laws

The pope and Islam’s most important imam just signed a covenant that pushes us much closer to a One World Religion

There’s Nothing Ridiculous About Trains Replacing Planes

Study Shows Concealed Carry Permit Holders Break Laws Far Less Than Cops

US Company That Smuggled Weapons Into Venezuela Linked to CIA “Black Site” Renditions

Tasered 11 Times Over Turn Signal

As US piles on sanctions, foreign investors pour more money into Russia

The US Air Force Has Won Control of the Space Force

Green monster: California abandons high-speed rail line between LA and San Francisco

JEWISH LEADERS Thank President Trump In New York Times Full Page Ad – Criticize Freshman Democrats on Anti-Semitic Positions

Florida School Arms Up; Hires Two Former Combat Veterans To Prevent Mass Shootings

'Germs are not a real thing': Fox News host says he hasn't washed hands in 10 years

Unprecedented Gun Confiscation Hits US as Thousands Of Guns Seized from Innocent Citizens

Antifa activist facing assault charges was tied to Democratic policymakers

Michelle Obama Stuns With a Surprise Appearance at the Grammys

Pro-life activists seek justice for murdered unborn child amid new abortion laws (Stabbing mother not baby murder)

Walter Jones, who worked to atone for his Iraq war vote, is dead at 76

The U.S. Faces A Catastrophic Food Supply Crisis In America As Farmers Struggle

IMF warns of global economic "storm"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Tears Into ‘Pretend President’ Trumpt


Status: Not Logged In; Sign In

Economy
See other Economy Articles

Title: Trump Is Cutting Off Big Labor From Skimming Americans' Medicaid Payments And Unions Are Furious
Source: DailyCaller
URL Source: http://dailycaller.com/2018/07/10/labor-skim-medicaid/
Published: Jul 11, 2018
Author: Tim Pearce
Post Date: 2018-07-11 10:13:32 by Tooconservative
Keywords: None
Views: 179
Comments: 3

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is blistering at a proposed regulation that would prevent the union from siphoning fees from American workers’ Medicaid payments.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a proposed rule Tuesday that would require Medicaid payments to go directly to healthcare workers, ending a 2014 Obama-era rule that let third parties, such as unions and insurance companies, skim off a share of the paycheck before the worker saw any of it.

The SEIU, one of the largest public-sector unions in the U.S., referred to the proposed rule “as part of the [Trump] administration’s broad, coordinated attack against working people.”

“The proposed rule targets these home care workers and is designed to stop them from contributing their own wages to support their union in the same way that teachers, police and firefighters do,” the SEIU said in a statement. “This proposal is a transparent attempt to interfere with workers’ freedom to choose to join together in a union and advocate for higher wages, better training, and basic benefits like affordable healthcare and paid sick time that are crucial to ensure quality home care for our parents, grandparents and children.”

Though the Obama rule legalizing the practice went into effect in 2014, unions have been skimming money from Medicaid payments for nearly two decades, according to Freedom Foundation director for labor policy Maxford Nelson.

The practice has netted unions billions of dollars from public-sector home healthcare workers forced to pay union dues or “agency fees” equivalent to 85 percent of a dues payment to cover the cost of representation for non-members.

“It is very heartening to see this administration taking the first practical steps to stop states and unions from deducting money from the Medicaid checks of home caregivers serving our society’s disabled and elderly,” Nelson told The Daily Caller News Foundation in a statement. “This illegal and exploitive practice has victimized hundreds of thousands of caregivers. It has only been allowed to persist because it generated significant funds for a politically-connected special interest group.”

The Supreme Court ruled in June that “agency fees” violated public-sector employees’ right to free speech for forcing them to subsidize government lobbying, in the form of union representatives negotiating with government officials, that they did not agree with. <


Poster Comment:

An example of how Janus is going to change everything for union goons and their extortion schemes.

Post Comment   Private Reply   Ignore Thread  


TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

#1. To: Tooconservative (#0)

Sounds like a wonderful, obvious change.
Death to unions.

Hank Rearden  posted on  2018-07-11   14:40:48 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: Hank Rearden (#1)

We should see a regular stream of stories like this one as the feds become the first employers to stop withholding union dues from wages.

This kicks the SEIU right in the teeth, just as they need to the money to fund their 2018 midterms effort.

And the union won't spend so freely now, since they know they may never get a chance to replenish their coffers. And plenty of others who are still paying dues may drop them if SEIU is funding candidates they hate.

The Dem fury over Kavanagh is minor compared to what Janus will do to union slush funds. If Wisconsin is any guide, expect 66%-75% of these union members to desert the unions within two years. Maybe more. Because of the way Alito wrote Janus, the employees don't have to opt out. In order to pay, they have to explicitly opt in to paying dues and the union has to prove they signed up for dues legally, like with a signed statement declaring the union should be given dues out of the employee's check.

Tooconservative  posted on  2018-07-11   14:54:00 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#3. To: Tooconservative (#2) (Edited)

The Dem fury over Kavanagh is minor compared to what Janus will do to union slush funds.

I agree; I've been following Janus since the oral arguments and for me it was the most-important, most-awaited decision of the session - although the orals gave a strong impression which way the outcome would go, especially on those questions where even Kennedy took it to the union thugs.

Those four biased leftists are worthless rubber stamps who don't even seem to bother working up coherent arguments - it's all "feelings". I'm hoping the bridge troll and The Dumb Latina croak soon; time for them and their shit to go.

Hank Rearden  posted on  2018-07-11   21:06:04 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

[Home]  [Headlines]  [Latest Articles]  [Latest Comments]  [Post]  [Mail]  [Sign-in]  [Setup]  [Help]  [Register] 

Please report web page problems, questions and comments to webmaster@libertysflame.com