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.
But school board members opposed the so-called agency fee
, arguing that teachers should not be required to give money to an organization against their wishes.
GLENDALE - For almost a year, the Glendale teachers union and school district have been trying to work out a contract, but each time the two parties come to the table one issue keeps them divided: agency fee
The primary stumbling block remains the so-called agency fee
provision, which could enable the union to collect dues from all teachers, whether or not they are union members.