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Severely Handicapped Michiganders May Get Their Money Back

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Michigan Daycare workers, usually family members of their severely disabled children, might get their dues money back from the unions.

The June 30th U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Harris v. Quinn case that ruled that unions could not take money from severely disabled people because it came from Medicaid.  This has opened the doors for Michigan severely disabled citizens to possibly get their money back from the unions  American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union, the UAW and SEIU.

A woman out of North Branch MI that runs a child care center is the chief plaintiff in the case who had dues and fees taken from the checks of her clients who were on assistance.

Approximately $38 million was taken from Michigan’s severely disabled citizens by the unions before the scheme was outlawed.

Justice might actually prevail but do not hold your breath.

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