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Trade Union Act Political Levy Withdrawl

1 August 2018

Trade Union Act - Political Fund Notice in relation to Members who joined the CWU on or after 1 March 2018.

Under the Trade Union Act, the union is required to notify members who joined the CWU on or after 1 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:

  1. by delivering the notice (either personally or by an authorised agent or by post) at the head office or a ranch office of the union;
  2. by sending it via e-mail to the following email address:;
  3. 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;
  4. by any other electronic means prescribed under the 1992 Act (as inserted by the 2016 Act).