The Trump administration today issued a final rule to stop states from skimming union dues and political contributions from payments to home caregivers serving Medicaid-eligible clients.
AFSCME 75’s plan to reward union loyalty rather than workplace seniority for Oregon State Corrections workers is both illegal and unconstitutional, and the Freedom Foundation is poised to take legal action if union officials sign a collective bargaining agreement with these provisions.
When a handful of Freedom Foundation outreach staffers on Wednesday deployed at a state office building, the union responded like the clown show it is, rolling out a massive motor home
AFSCME President Lee Saunders called the decision an “attack” on the union itself, going so far as to create a video for all the unions’ members — whom he must consider mindless — ordering them to disregard any and all communication they receive from the Freedom Foundation.
A major obstacle erected in the path of select California Department of Social Services employees trying to opt out of their union was eliminated earlier this month when AFSCME 2620 voluntarily agreed to no longer try and enforce a “maintenance of membership” provision in its employment contract with the state.
Documents indicate West Coast state governments have partnered with two national unions to fight efforts by the Trump administration to stop states from illegally skimming union dues from Medicaid payments to home caregivers.