55 Deduction of union fees

(1)

A collective agreement is to be treated as if it contains a provision that requires an employer that is a party to the agreement to deduct, with the consent of a union member, the member’s union fee from the member’s salary or wages on a regular basis during the year.

(2)

A collective agreement may exclude or vary the effect of subsection (1).

(3)

Union fees deducted from a member’s salary or wages must be paid to the union concerned in accordance with any arrangement agreed with the union.