Legislative provision for the compulsory check-off of union dues and agency fees
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Published by Supply and Services Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Checkoff -- Canada,
  • Labor unions -- Canada -- Finance

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Pagination37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL20861594M
ISBN 100662113098

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dues checkoff: A voluntarily authorized and regular deduction of an employee's wages by an employer to pay off the union dues by deductions in earnings instead of separate individual payments. A preferred method of payment of dues by the union as it avoids complexities and disorganization attached to individual check payments. Also called. An employer’s obligation to check off dues from employees’ wages continues after the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement that established such an arrangement, ruled a divided four-member panel of the NLRB, overruling the Bethlehem Steel rule (WKYC-TV, Inc, Decem ).The majority concluded that the language and policies of the NLRA strongly support a finding that dues. Compulsory bargaining fees in excess of ordinary union dues (presumably intended as a disincentive against not joining) undoubtedly discriminate against non-members. Dues check-off is the automatic deduction of union dues from employees' paychecks. In right-to-work states, where an employee may be able to resign from the union and decline paying union dues, there may be a window period between the time of such notice of declination by the employee and the termination of the deduction.

  This discussion benefits from distinguishing between joining a union, paying dues, striking, and believing in a union. You cannot be forced to join a union but in some states you can be forced to pay dues. The logic for this is that you benefit. Agency Shop. A union security provision that requires an employee to pay union membership dues but not to join the union Dues check-off. a provision that allows union dues to be paid directly to the union by the company's payroll office if a member signs an affidavit agreeing to a payroll deduction. Election bar. an NLRB election is barred. Dues checkoff is the deduction from an employee's paycheck made by man-agement for the purpose of paying the employee's union dues. The union is thus presented with one check by the employer which covers the dues for all the employees in the bargaining unit and is saved the trouble of soliciting. Employees not required to join union or pay dues Union shop Within 30 to 90 days of hire, employees required to join the union as a condition of employment Union hiring hall Employer required to hire workers referred by the union Union must refer both union and nonunion workers Agency shop.

  [] See e.g., Robert Hunter, Compulsory Union Dues in Michigan: The Need to Enforce Union Members' Rights, and the Impact on Workers, Employers and Labor Unions, 12 May , Mackinac Center for Public Policy (arguing that the NLRB has operated at a "snail's pace" in enforcing Beck protections). See also, Leef, supra n at First page Back Continue Last page Graphics Canada Labour Code Part 1 Compulsory Check-off Union Dues to be deducted (1) Where a trade union that is the bargaining agent for employees in a bargaining unit so requests, there shall be included in the Collective Agreement between the trade union and the employer of the employees a provision requiring the employer to deduct from the wages of. This directive takes effect on March 1 st, It replaces the Treasury Board Manual, Chap Union Dues Check-off, dated May 1, Black Trade Union of Transnet Workers ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article it claimed a membership of 60,, out of 95, black employees. Union dues were collected by the company, whose supervisors selected the officials.