On March 29, 2012, Rep. Jon Becker introduced HB 12-1333 – Concerning Public School Employees’ Participation in Labor Organizations. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill allows a public school employee to request that his or her employer deduct dues for the benefit of a labor organization from the employee’s wages. An employer is required to commence or cease making the deductions within 30 days after receiving a written request from an employee. A labor organization that receives dues from an employee’s wages is required to make an annual financial disclosure to the employee. An employee may join or terminate membership with a labor organization at any time. The bill is assigned to the Education Committee; the bill is scheduled for committee review on Monday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m.
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