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Today, the federal Center Medicaid Services took another step towards stopping states from illegally deducting union dues from payments to home caregivers serving Medicaid-eligible clients.
Giving credit where it’s due, the Wall Street Journal on July 3 published a story about the Trump administration’s decision to more rigorously enforce a long-ignored federal law making it illegal for states to deduct union dues on behalf of homecare providers being compensated by Medicaid.
With legal assistance from the Freedom Foundation, a group of 10 West Coast home caregivers today took legal action to end the deduction of union dues and political contributions from their Medicaid payments.
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.
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.
SEIU 775 president David Rolf stepping down amid questions about his leadership and increasing challenges to his union’s ability to continue coercively collecting dues. Rolf’s tenure was defined by his authoritarian style and his union’s exploitation of tens of thousands of Washington home caregivers.
This week, the Freedom Foundation submitted formal comments to the federal Center for Medicaid Services (CMS) supporting the repeal of an illegal Obama-era regulation that has permitted states and unions to skim hundreds of millions of dollars in union dues and political contributions from payments to home caregivers serving clients eligible for Medicaid.
Now is the time to submit a comment to the Center for Medicaid Services supporting the repeal of an illegal regulation that provided some cover for states to divert union dues from Medicaid payments to home caregivers.