While J.B. Pritzker has not released a detailed tax plan of his own, reasonable cost estimates suggest the tax hike required to pay for the candidate’s spending promises would require doubling Illinois’ state income tax rate and cost the state an estimated 132,000 jobs and $31.3 billion in forgone GDP.View Report
Two bills attempting to provide taxpayer-funded training programs for SEIU would have been costly for the state.
Since 2014, nearly 12,000 Illinois caregivers have stopped paying SEIU costing the union $4.4 million in dues and fees.
SEIU spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on things clearly unrelated to the representation of union members.
Illinois child care providers are suing to recoup the dues they were forced to pay to the Service Employees International Union.
Heated contract negotiations between AFSCME and the state will continue.
Dues-paying members have a right to know how their union is spending their money, and who’s getting a cut.
Big spending at hotels, holiday parties and retirement events is financed by forced dues.
The flier has nothing to do with wages and benefits earned by state employees, or how their contract is enforced.
SEIU officials are telling caregivers they will lose all benefits, including health insurance and the Medicaid stipend that helps them care for their loved ones, should they opt out of paying union dues, according to training attendees.
State police have been threatening staffers from Illinois Policy with arrest because the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, doesn't want us to tell home-based caregivers about their rights.