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Freedom Foundation made a public records request in October asking for records containing the info of family childcare providers in Washington. The Union sued to prevent disclosure of these documents, but they lost. The judge ordered that the documents must be disclosed, but not in a way that reveals union membership status. This is yet another victory against SEIU, and it will result in thousands more people learning of their constitutional right to not make forced payments to SEIU.
We hit the ground running this week and kicked off 2015 with our Free WA Tour. Freedom Foundation staff made presentations in 8 locations around the state from Vancouver to Bellingham and Spokane. Nearly 300 Freedom Foundation members turned out and we'd like to thank everyone who attended one of the Tour stops to hear our plan of attack for 2015. We promise a year of fighting union corruption, and working to bring increased freedom to Washington State.
Continuing our quick start to the new year, our Labor Policy Analyst Max Nelsen testified before the legislature this past week to highlight the SEIU monopoly on offering training for individual home care providers. This monopoly is publicly funded, and the results are inefficiency and higher costs for taxpayers. Click on the image to watch Max's full testimony against SEIU on our website.
That's all for this week—until next week, I'm David Bramblett, stay informed.
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