Employment Relations Act 2000

Specific terms and conditions of employment

Heading: inserted, on 12 December 2018, by section 25 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 53).

65A Deduction of union fees


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


An individual employment agreement may exclude or vary the effect of subsection (1).


Union fees deducted from an employee’s salary or wages under subsection (1) must be paid to the union concerned in accordance with any arrangement agreed with the union.

Section 65A: inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 26 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).