April 11, 2018

Current Legislation

Recently Implemented or Due Imminently

New Check Off Arrangements to Take Effect

10 March 2018

The draft Trade Union (deduction of union subscriptions from wages in the public sector) Regulations 2017 implement new arrangements for check off for public sector employees. The check off process allows union subscriptions to be paid by an employer direct to a union on behalf of it employees via salary deductions. Where a contract of employment or collective agreement contains arrangements for check off, the arrangements can only continue where the Trade Union meets the administrative costs in respect of making deductions and workers have th...

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