Article 31 – Political Check-off

To the extent permitted by law and as described more particularly in Appendix C and Appendix D to this Agreement, as soon as practical after the effective date of this Agreement, the University shall upon presentation of a proper and duly signed authorization form, deduct from the salary of each employee in the collective negotiations unit the sum authorized by the employee, not to exceed the limits prescribed by law, for the purpose of contributing to the AFT Committee on Political Education (COPE). This provision applies to present and future members and non-member employees in the collective negotiations unit.

The fee deductions referred to above shall be forwarded to URA-AFT in accordance with the provisions of applicable law and as described more particularly in Appendix C and Appendix D to this Agreement.

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