Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Payroll Deduction, Article X MASTER CONTRACT


Payroll Deductions

A. Authorization. Any employee covered by the Master Contract may sign and deliver a notice to the Lewis Central Education Association and thereby authorize a payroll deduction of profession dues. Each year the Association shall provide the District Personnel Office with an authorized list of members for whom dues are to be deducted each month and the amount to be withheld for each member.

B. Regular Deduction. Pursuant to a deduction authorization, the Board shall deduct one-twelfth (1/12) of the total dues from the regular salary check of the employee each month for twelve months.

C. Pro-rated Deduction. Employees who begin dues deduction after September 15 shall have the total dues pro-rated on the basis of the remaining months of employment.

D. Transmission of Dues. The Board shall transmit to the Association the total monthly deduction for professional dues within ten school days following each regular pay period.

E. Notice to Employees. The Association will inform each of its members of the nature of authorization for payments to cover dues and the prescribed procedure for authorizing the allotment, as well as provisions and procedures for revoking an authorization.

F. Other Deductions. Upon appropriate written authorization from the employee, the employer may deduct from the salary of the employee and make remittance for any deduction covered under existing statute or provided for in District policy. Employees shall have the right to request deductions or changes in deductions a maximum of four (4) times per school year by providing written notice to the District office at least fourteen (14) days prior to the next scheduled pay period.

G. Indemnification. The Association agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Board, each individual Board member, Board employees, and all administrators against any and all claims, costs, suits, or other forms of liability and all court costs arising out of the application of this article.