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House bans union dues from payroll deduction



From The Buzz: As Democrats blasted the Republican-led Legislature for targeting the working class and abusing their political muscle, the Florida House voted 73-40 Friday to stop the automatic withdrawal of union dues from state worker pay checks.

The response from FEA President Andy Ford: "This bill aims to do nothing more than silencing dissent ... Who will they silence next?"

[Last modified: Friday, March 25, 2011 11:41am]


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