View Bulletin - AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION LOCAL 587
AMATGAMATED TRANSIT IJNIION
2815 Second Avenue, Suite 230
Seattle, Washington 98 1 21
Telephone (206) 448-8588
Fax: (206) 448-4482
COALITION OF UNIONS
Dues Adiustment for Julv 2015
The bylaws of ATU Local 587 provide in Article Vlll "Dues and Assessments"
"section 1. Dues, Computation and Deduction
The dues for each member of the Locat shall be based upon two times the average hourly wage
for represented employees in effect on January 1 of each year at each bargaining unit. (The
average hourty wage shatt be computed by adding the top hourly wage ol the lowest and
highelt represented ¡ob ctassifications at each bargaining unit and then dividing fhis figure by
two.) Any increase in the dues based on this average hourly wage will be subiect to the
approval of the membership at the regular January Union meetings.
(a) The monthty dues shall not include any specialassessrnents as outlined in Section 2.
(b) The first 50% of the monthty dues shall be taken out of the first paycheck of the month.
The remaining 50% of the monthty dues shall be taken out of the second paycheck of
(c) After the first year of implementation, no increase in union dues shall be considered for
any bargaining unit where the average hourly wage increased by /ess fhan 1% in the
revio u s cal e nd a r ye ar.
(d) Members hired for a part time position shalt only pay the ATU lnternational per capita tax
ptus the initiation fee untit the initiation fee is fully paid. After the initiation fee is paid,
ihese members shatt pay the ATIJ lnternational minimum dues or the dues for their
bargaining unit whichever is lower during their first year of membership.
(e) Attrncreases in the ATU lnternational per capita taxes after June 30, 2014 willbe passed
on directly to members."
Starting July 1 , 2015 the ATU lnternational Per Capita is being increased to $15.05 per member
Below is a chart showing by bargaining unit the highest and lowest paid classification, the ATU
lnternational Per Capita increases since June 30,2014 and the total dues each member will pay
at each bargaining unit. These dues rate will become effective in for July dues.
BarEainine Uni Hishest oaid
Top Step Lowest paid
s29.1s Custodia n
s2s.88 Maintenance Cleanr
s48.68 Asst. USW
PAUL J. BACHTEL
NEAL I. SAFRIN
CLINT C. DeVOSS
Assistanl Busiiless Reprcsenlaîive
JUDY J, YOUNG
to "ln Trailsil"
Assísla,û Busiùess Reprcsentûtive