Monthly Union Dues (effective January 1, 2022 we will no longer accept cash as a form of payment for monthly dues).
You can now pay your dues online. Call the Union Hall at 413-998-3230 ext. 107 for your login information.
Effective June 1, 2023, the monthly dues for Local 98 are as follows:
Branch 98: $24.00
Branch 98A: $22.50
Branch 98B: $24.00
Branch 98C: $21.00*
Branch 98D: $22.33**
Branch 98R: $21.00
** Branch 98D, municipalities in Vermont pay dues in the amount of $22.33 per month, while the municipalities in Massachusetts pay 1% of their gross monthly wages.
DUES: Effective January 1, 2022 we will no longer accept cash as a form of payment for dues. Your monthly dues are to be paid on the first of every month. Please keep in mind that if you are 30 days in arrears of your dues, you will be suspended. In order to be reinstated, you must pay all dues owed, 3 months in advance, and a $5.00 reinstatement fee.
Once your dues have become 6 months in arrears, you will be EXPELLED. In order to be reinstated from expulsion, you must appear before the Executive Board, pay all back dues, 6 months in advance, and a $5.00 reinstatement fee. Please do not let it come to this. If you have any questions regarding your dues status, call the Union Hall at 413-998-3230.
¨ OUT OF WORK: If for any reason you become unemployed, it is your responsibility to contact the Union Hall to put your name on the out of work list. If you return to work, it is also your responsibility to call the Union Hall and remove your name from the out of work list. This will help us know who is and who is not available for work. Please call Heather at 413-998-3230 to update your employment status.
Click on the links below to view the Out of Work List Rules