My job offers its employees to join the union however, it takes 75 days before your actually in the union. I've been working there for a month a they have taken $50.00 out of my check.
Yes the Union can take out the dues. I am assuming you have already signed your membership and check off card. I am also assuming that you are receiving the union prevailing wage so even though you are technically not entitled to grieve discipline, you are receiving some benefit for being a union employee.
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It is possible the union has an initiation fee, and that fee is being broken into smaller pieces and paid over time so it won't be too large a deduction, as opposed to taking it out all at once. Your best bet is to ask the union or Labor Relations what the deduction is for.
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If you don't like it you can
always move on to another job.
In the long run the union will
benefit you more than this
pittance you're complaining
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