covered by this Agreement shall become members of the Union as a condition
of employment. An Employee who has a religious objection to becoming a
member of the Union shall be permitted to opt out of membership by providing
the Union with a signed statutory declaration outlining the objection within
sixty (60) consecutive calendar days from the date of commencement of
employment, but such Employee shall continue to pay Union dues.
covered by this Agreement shall be required to pay Union dues as a condition
of employment. The Employer shall, therefore, deduct Union dues from the pay
of all Employees covered by this Agreement. The Union shall advise the
Employer, in writing, of any change in the amount of dues to be deducted
from the Employees covered by this Agreement. Such notice shall be
communicated to the Employer at least thirty (30) days prior to the
effective date of the change.
The Employer shall
remit Union dues deducted from the pay of all Employees to the Union within nine (9) working days from the end of the pay period.
Where an accounting adjustment is necessary to correct an over or under
payment of dues, it shall be effected in the next succeeding submission of dues payment. The
deductions remitted shall be accompanied by particulars identifying each
Employee in a printed form and on a magnetic file (tape or disc) showing
Employee number, department number, starting date, subsidiary agreement,
classification, work location code, amount of Union dues deducted, name and
last known address. Further, the Employer shall provide to the Union, on a
monthly basis, a list containing the name and last known address of current
recipients of Long Term Disability Insurance.
addition to the particulars provided in Sub-Clause 8.03(a) the Employer
agrees to provide the following information upon implementation of IMAGIS:
birthdate, anniversary month, employee type (permanent, temporary, wage),
sub type (full or part time), grade, step, earnings, gender and status code
for active employees who have no dues deducted.
The Union agrees to
indemnify and save the Government harmless against any claim or liability
arising out of the application of this Article.