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looking for a answer on members of a union not paying there dues can the union do anything to make them pay there dues.
JA: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?
Customer: no hr departmemt
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: yes and full time
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: the state of Utah
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Hello and thank you for the opportunity to assist you. My name is ***** ***** I will do my very best to answer your legal questions.

Utah is a "right to work" state, which means an employee has no obligation to join a union or pay union dues. Accordingly, the union's recourse if the employee doesn't want to pay union dues is to throw the employee out of the union. It cannot force the employee to pay dues.

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