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Senate Study Bill 1172

SENATE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON CONNOLLY) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act authorizing payroll deduction for dues to a certified 2 bargaining representative for individuals receiving payment 3 for work performed from the state. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1946SC 82 6 ec/es/88 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 70A.17C PAYROLL DEDUCTION FOR 1 2 DUES == OTHER EMPLOYEES. 1 3 1. For purposes of this section, unless the context 1 4 otherwise requires, "authorized employee classification" means 1 5 employees within a particular job classification receiving 1 6 payment from the state for work performed. An "authorized 1 7 employee classification" includes but is not limited to 1 8 individual providers of home and community=based services 1 9 under a waiver program and individual providers of child care 1 10 services. 1 11 2. The state officer in charge of the payroll system shall 1 12 deduct from payments made to an employee within an authorized 1 13 employee classification an amount specified by the employee 1 14 for payment to a certified bargaining representative for dues 1 15 or membership fees if all of the following conditions are met: 1 16 a. The certified bargaining representative for the 1 17 authorized employee classification consents to payment of dues 1 18 in this manner. 1 19 b. The employee within the authorized employee 1 20 classification requests in writing that payment of dues or 1 21 membership fees be made in this manner. 1 22 c. The pay period during which the deduction is made, the 1 23 frequency, and the amount of the deduction are compatible with 1 24 the payroll system. 1 25 d. At least one hundred or more employees within an 1 26 authorized employee classification request the deduction for 1 27 payment of dues or fees to a certified bargaining 1 28 representative recognized as the authorized representative of 1 29 a majority of employees within the authorized employee 1 30 classification. 1 31 3. The request for the deduction may be withdrawn at any 1 32 time by filing a written notification of withdrawal with the 1 33 state officer in charge of the payroll system. 1 34 EXPLANATION 1 35 This bill authorizes deductions from payments received by 2 1 employees of an authorized employee classification from the 2 2 state for dues or membership fees of a certified bargaining 2 3 representative. The bill defines authorized employee 2 4 classification as a job classification that includes employees 2 5 receiving payment from the state and specifically includes 2 6 individual providers of home and community=based services 2 7 under a waiver program and individual providers of child care 2 8 services. The bill provides that the deduction may be made 2 9 only if the certified bargaining representative for the 2 10 authorized employee classification consents to payment of dues 2 11 in this manner, the employee requests the deduction in 2 12 writing, the manner of deducting the dues is compatible with 2 13 the payroll system, and at least 100 employees within the 2 14 authorized employee classification request the deduction for 2 15 payment of dues or fees to a certified bargaining 2 16 representative that represents a majority of the employees 2 17 within the authorized employee classification. The bill also 2 18 provides that an employee may withdraw the request for a 2 19 deduction in writing. 2 20 LSB 1946SC 82 2 21 ec:nh/es/88
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