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2011 Senate Bill 636: Ban using public school resources to deduct union dues
Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof R-West Olive on September 8, 2011
To prohibit school districts from using taxpayer resources (including their payroll processing systems) to deduct union dues or fees from employees’ pay, and then sending the money to a union. This practice is the current norm, so the bill would require unions to make alternative arrangements to collect dues or fees from school employees. Under a recent Michigan Supreme Court ruling (MEA vs. Land), districts are already prohibited from deducting employee pay and sending it to a union political action committee.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on September 8, 2011