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The Orange County Register – Few protections for workers whose unions rip them off

Maria Quezambra was ripped off for six years by the United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA) after someone at the union forged her signature on a membership card. That should seem like a clear case of wrongdoing.

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The Daily Signal – Free Market Group Calls on California, 4 Other States to Suspend Government Union Dues

If elected officials were to suspend the deduction of union dues from the paychecks of public-sector employees for three months, they could pump tens of millions of dollars back into the wallets of workers who are compelled to stay home, according to a free market think tank’s analysis of government records.

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California Globe – Complaint Alleges State HR Office Declined Information Requests to Shield Unions

A complaint filed on May 12 against California’s Department of Human Resources seeks to establish whether the agency works for the state residents and taxpayers, or for the powerful labor unions that control most of California’s public employees.

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California Globe – Temporary Suspension of Government Union Dues: A California Stimulus Proposal Whose Time Has Come

The historic $2 Trillion federal stimulus package to combat the economic collapse caused by the Coronavirus pandemic contains critical financial tools to re-boot our economy. Arguably, the most meaningful element of this deal is sending checks directly to individuals – $1,200 for single Americans, $2,400 for married couples and $500 to parents for each of their children.

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