A Trade Union may set up a fund to allocate some of its finances for political purposes, such as making financial contributions to a particular political party. Trade Union members have a right to request that none of their membership fees are contributed to the fund.
Employees - Trade Union Political Funds
Employers - Trade Union Political Funds
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