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Union Dues Adjustments

January 11, 2023 at 3:38 PM

Union Dues Rate Adjustment
Union dues are governed by a Local 500 by-law. This by-law states that union dues shall be a flat rate bi-weekly for those earning the same or more than the lowest full-time rate in the City of Winnipeg Agreement. For those earning less bi-weekly, union dues will be 2.00% of their bi-weekly pay.
Adjustments to the dues rate is based on the average percentage increase in salary of the previous year's contract between CUPE Local 500 and the City of Winnipeg.
Current rates:
Below $1,129.00 bi-weekly                              2%
Above $1,129.00 bi-weekly                            $33.69 (flat rate)
Effective pay period #2 or January 15 - 27, 2023, union dues will be adjusted as follows: 
Below $1,177.07 bi-weekly            2%
Above $1,177.07 bi-weekly           $34.55 (flat rate)
Please note that your union dues are tax deductible