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2010 Senate Bill 1173: Ban “stealth" unionization of Medicaid personal care service employees
  1. Introduced by Sen. Nancy Cassis (R) on February 24, 2010, to establish that a person whose private employment compensation comes from a direct or indirect government subsidy is not considered a government employee, and so is not subject be being inducted into a government employee union, as happened to the home day care providers who are the subject of a Mackinac Center lawsuit, or the Medicaid-recipient home personal care services providers subject to a similar scheme for which Senate Bill 731 would give statutory authorization.
    • Referred to the Senate Families and Human Services Committee on February 24, 2010.
      • Reported in the Senate on April 22, 2010, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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