MacIver News Minute: “Dues Skim” Diverts Hundreds of Millions of Medicaid Dollars into Union Coffers

May 10, 2018

Public employee unions in 11 states have convinced their legislatures to classify home health workers as government employees, essentially forcing them into union membership and diverting $200 million in Medicaid funds each year into union coffers. Other states could look to Wisconsin – which outlawed this scheme in 2011 – to stymie this union scam.

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