56 Search Results for dues deduction

Mischief Afoot: Bill Targets Public Employees’ Dues Deductions

Stay tuned for a report in the next Hotline on SB 1968, a remarkably bad piece of legislation by Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston) that would take away the freedom of most state and local public employees—including teachers and other school employees—to pay dues safely and securely via payroll deduction to...

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Bills on payroll deduction for dues target public employees

Two bills filed this session--HB 510 and SB 13--would remove the ability of teachers, CPS workers, correctional officers, and many other public employees to make voluntary payments from their earnings via safe and secure payroll dues deduction to the employee or professional organization of their choice. We will be fighting...

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Bad Bill Moving–Fight Back against Attack on Payroll Deduction!

SB 13, the Texas Senate bill to take away your freedom to have your organizational dues deducted from your paycheck, has been referred to the House State Affairs Committee for review. This bill by Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Houston) resembles legislation that deservedly died without coming to a vote in the...

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Don’t restrict dues collections for Texas state employee unions

(Originally published, April 10, 2017, Dallas Morning News) Written by Micah Haley, Contributor The issue of union dues and payroll deduction for public employees is a subject I know a thing or two about. I have been a state employee, currently a unit supervisor in Texas Department of Criminal Justice...

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Turning Back an Attack on Your Freedom to Use Payroll Deduction

The Texas Senate State Affairs Committee took testimony today on a fresh attack against your right to pay your organizational dues via payroll deduction. A private-sector business group, locked in a dispute with a private-sector union, has chosen to lash out by demanding the prohibition of payroll deduction of dues...

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