Article 12.


Section 1.
Member dues shall be collected monthly at the rate proportional to gross monthly salary, according to the table immediately below. The base salary for determining the monthly deduction shall exclude summer salary or any additional stipends that a faculty member might receive. For faculty whose 9-month salary is distributed over 12 months, the dues deduction will be taken over 12 months.

Below Tenure-Track Step 1 1.028%
At or above TT Step 1 and Below TT Step 15 1.079%
At or above TT Step 15 and Below TT Step 25 1.233%
At or above TT Step 25 and Below TT Step 33 1.388%
At or above TT Step 33 1.542%

Section 2.

The dues year shall be from July 1 through June 30. Dues payment is due on the first of the month for that month. Members may pay dues on a quarterly, semi-annual, or annual basis in advance. Payment shall be to the Treasurer of the local. The local encourages members to use automatic dues deduction provisions whenever they are available.
Section 3.
Per the AFT Constitution, when per capita increases are implemented by AFT or AFT-Oregon, WOUFT member dues rates shall be increased in equal proportion to such increases. When such an AFT or AFT-Oregon percapita increase is required, the WOUFT Treasurer is responsible for calculating the resulting percent increase in total WOUFT percapita payments. When any such pass-through WOUFT dues increase is triggered, the WOUFT Treasurer will apply the rate increase to the rates in the table in Section 1, maintaining three decimal places. Upon review by the Executive Council, this WOUFT Constitution and Bylaws is thereby considered amended without ratification and will be immediately posted as amended and the membership immediately notified.
Section 4.
Other than pass-through dues increases described in Section 3, any change in local dues must be proposed at a regular membership meeting or in a special meeting as specified in Article XI. A vote on the proposal shall be conducted at the next regular meeting and must receive a majority vote to pass.