Sec­tion 1.  Dues Deduc­tion.  Upon receipt of a writ­ten and signed autho­riza­tion form from an offi­cer, the Employ­er shall deduct the amount of Union dues and ini­ti­a­tion fee, if any, set forth in such form and any autho­rized increase there­of, and shall remit such 
deduc­tions month­ly to the Illi­nois Fra­ter­nal Order of Police Labor Coun­cil at the address des­ig­nat­ed by the Union in accor­dance with the laws of the State of Illi­nois.  The Union shall advise the Employ­er of any increase in dues, in writ­ing, at least thir­ty (30) days pri­or to its effec­tive date.

Sec­tion 2.  Fair Share.  Any present offi­cer who is not a mem­ber of the Union shall, as a con­di­tion of employ­ment, be required to pay a fair share (not to exceed the amount of Union dues) of the cost of the col­lec­tive bar­gain­ing process, con­tract admin­is­tra­tion in pur­su­ing mat­ters affect­ing wages, hours, and oth­er con­di­tions of employ­ment, but not to exceed the amount of dues uni­form­ly required of mem­bers.  All offi­cers hired on or after the effec­tive date of this Agree­ment and who have not made appli­ca­tion for mem­ber­ship shall, on or after the thir­ti­eth (30th) day of their hire, also be required to pay a fair share as defined above.  The Employ­er shall, with respect to any offi­cer in whose behalf the Employ­er has not received a writ­ten autho­riza­tion as pro­vid­ed for above, deduct from the wages of the offi­cer the fair share finan­cial oblig­a­tion, includ­ing any retroac­tive amount due and owing, and shall for­ward said amount to the Union on the tenth (10th) day of the month fol­low­ing the month in which the deduc­tion is made, sub­ject only to the following:

(A) The Union has cer­ti­fied to the Employ­er that the affect­ed offi­cer has been delin­quent in his oblig­a­tions for at least thir­ty (30) days;

(B) The Union has cer­ti­fied to the Employ­er that the affect­ed Offi­cer has been noti­fied in writ­ing of the oblig­a­tion and the require­ment for each pro­vi­sion of this Arti­cle and that the offi­cer has been advised by the Union of his oblig­a­tions pur­suant to this Arti­cle and of the man­ner in which the Union has cal­cu­lat­ed the fair share fee;

(C) The Union has cer­ti­fied to the Employ­er that the affect­ed offi­cer has been giv­en a rea­son­able oppor­tu­ni­ty to pre­pare and sub­mit any objec­tions to the pay­ment and has been afford­ed an oppor­tu­ni­ty to have said objec­tions adju­di­cat­ed before an impar­tial arbi­tra­tor assigned by the offi­cer and the Union for the pur­pose of deter­min­ing and resolv­ing any objec­tions the offi­cer may have to the fair share fee.

 Sec­tion 3.  Indem­ni­fi­ca­tion.  The­Union here­by indem­ni­fies and agrees to save the Employ­er harm­less against any and all judg­ments that may arise out of or by rea­son of any prop­er action tak­en by the Employ­er for the pur­pose of com­ply­ing with the pro­vi­sions of this Section.