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10.08.15

'Check-off' abolition

Source: R Brown

There seems to be another option, which would be that trade unions actually pay for the service to support direct deductions from pay.

There would be income generation for employers as well as a simple way to make union payments.

Why aren't the unions campaigning to get this type of amendment into the Bill?

Re: Controversial law will abolish ‘check-off’ union subs in public sector

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Sean   24/08/2015 at 13:51

As it happens many employers already charge for deduction of subscriptions and Unions pay it. In many cases as R brown comments this in reality becomes an income stream for the employer and in any case the level of burden on an employer in the age of technology is simply a red herring where such things are overwhelmingly automated

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