Union dues are a regular payment of money made by members of unions. Dues are the cost of membership; they are used to fund the various activities which the union engages in.
One of the most well known unions in Ontario, Canada the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) represents employees in the public sector of the Province of Ontario, Canada. The current president of OPSEU is Warren “Smokey” Thomas, who recently made a video, No Free Ride, about union dues.
Do you think if you work in a unionize environment, you should pay union dues?