2010 Senate Bill 1173

Ban “stealth" unionization of Medicaid personal care service employees

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 24, 2010

Introduced by Sen. Nancy Cassis (R-15)

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 <a href="http://coa.courts.mi.gov/resources/asp/viewdocket.asp?casenumber=294087&inqtype=public&yr=0&yr=0&SubmitBtn=Search">Mackinac Center lawsuit</a>, or the Medicaid-recipient home personal care services providers subject to a similar scheme for which <a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2009-SB-731">Senate Bill 731</a> would give statutory authorization.

Referred to the Committee on Families and Human Services

April 22, 2010

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.