StoryCheryl Spano Lonis
Cheryl Spano Lonis
“Union officials treated me like an ATM. They ignored their own rules, violated my rights, and misused my money. I did everything I could to ensure my money wasn’t used by union officials for purposes that violate my moral and religious beliefs.”
SEIU 1199NE officials ignored her resignation for nearly three years, continuing to deduct full union dues from her paycheck during that time, and blocked thousands of dollars in charitable contributions.
Moreover, union officials failed to provide Spano Lonis with notices that were at that time legally required by the U.S. Supreme Court, instead leaving her in the dark about her membership status and using her money, in part, for purposes contrary to her religious beliefs.