2010 Senate Bill 1178

Ban “stealth" unionization of welfare or Medicaid service employees

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 25, 2010

Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen (R-28)

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. This would apply 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>, and 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