In 2014, NEA membership in agency fee
states grew by 5,300.
Taft-Hartley contained an important loophole: States can pass laws prohibiting the agency fee
Godin, a junior ROTC instructor at North High School in Worcester, who has objected to requirements that he pay an agency fee
to the teachers union.
The agreement provided that every member of the represented unit would become either a member of the ACT or an agency fee
The agency fee
for recruiting the donor and coordinating the transaction between the donor and the recipient.
O'Brien is not a union member but in lieu of dues he is required to pay an agency fee
of about $500.
payers are individuals who choose not to join the union.
Stephen Godin, the North High School JROTC instructor who is at war with the local teachers union over his nonpayment of an agency fee
, lost a legislative skirmish over the issue yesterday.