LTB / Trade Union Act – Political Fund Notice

TRADE UNION ACT – POLITICAL FUND NOTICE IN RELATION TO MEMBERS WHO JOINED THE CWU ON
OR AFTER 1ST MARCH 2018

Please note that LTB 411/18 contained a typographical error which has been corrected below in bold.
Please can you ensure that this information is brought to the members of your branch as a matter of
urgency.

Under the Trade Union Act, the union is required to notify members who joined the CWU on or after 1st
March 2018 of their right to give a withdrawal notice to paying the political levy.
As set out in the CWU rulebook, such notice may be given:

(a) by delivering the notice (either personally or by an authorised agent or by post) at the head
office or a branch office of the union;

(b) by sending it via e-mail to the following email address: membership@cwu.org;

(c) by completing an electronic form provided by the union which sets out the notice and sending it
to the union by electronic means with instructions by the union;

(d) by any other electronic means prescribed under the 1992 Act (as inserted by the 2016 Act).

Branches are asked to publicise this LTB to members who have joined the union since 1st March 2018.
Any queries on the contents of this LTB should be addressed to gsoffice@cwu.org

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