Additional information on the law on deductions from wages and attachment of earnings for local authority employers, including union check-off arrangements. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on deductions from wages and attachment of earnings.
Updated to include information on the draft Regulations on check-off in the public sector, due to come into force on 10 March 2018.
The High Court held that a trade union is entitled to enforce check-off provisions where these arrangements form part of the employment contract, despite the fact that the union is not a party to the contract. Kate Hodgkiss explains the High Court decision.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to union check off.