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Media Mentions – Week of March 25, 2018

NW News Network – Inslee Signs SEIU-Backed Homecare Privatization Bill Over Objections

Despite numerous requests for a veto, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed a controversial bill to privatize the state’s homecare provider system. The Democrat’s signing of the measure followed a contentious fight in the Legislature and accusations that it amounted to a power grab by the Service Employees International Union.

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The Olympian – Inslee signs controversial union bill despite calls for a veto

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday sided with public-sector unions in a showdown with Republicans and anti-labor groups by approving a controversial bill that will alter the contracting structure of home health care workers.

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Home Health Care News – Controversial Home Care Overhaul Passes In Washington State

About 35,000 individual home care workers in Washington will be managed by a private entity rather than the state by 2021, under a law signed Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jay Inslee

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Inside Sources – Union Dues Skimming Victims Tell Their Stories

Medicaid subsidized caregivers have been speaking out against a practice that places them in unions who then collect a portion of those funds. InsideSources spoke to some of them to hear their stories.

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