All dues, initiation fees, and assessments levied by the Union on the employees covered by this Agreement shall be checked off from the wages of such employees from each pay check after the County receives signed authorization from the bargaining unit employees to make such deductions. Any delinquent dues and/or initiation fees shall be collected by theUnion. The Union shall indemnify and hold the Employer harmless against any claim, demand, suit or liability arising from any action taken by the Employer in complying.
The following authorization will be signed by the employee:
I, , hereby authorize my employer to deduct from my wages each and every month an amount equal to the monthly dues, initiation fees and uniform assessments of Local #347, and direct such amounts so deducted to be turned over each month to the Secretary-Treasurer of the Local Union on my behalf.
This authorization is voluntary and is conditioned on my present or future membership in theUnion.
This authorization and assignment shall be irrevocable for the term of the applicable contract between the Union and the Employer or for one (1) year, whichever is the lesser, and shall automatically renew itself for successive yearly or applicable contract periods thereafter, whichever is lesser, unless I give written notice to the Employer and the Union at least sixty (60) days, but not more than seventy-five (75) days before any periodic renewal date of this authorization and assignment of my desire to revoke same.