This shows exposes the greedy, selfish and profoundly amoral character of Watchtower leaders.
Anybody familiar with Jesus' command that 'if a man impress you for a mile, give him two'? It was the Romans who would demand corvee or forced labor on subject peoples. Jesus advised a demonstration of cooperation, not court fights.
Beyond that, they should be eager to support a system that takes care of their old and sick, in the spirit of Jesus.
They didn't disfellowship Ray Franz. He disfellowshipped them.