The CUPW National Constitution sets the basic dues rate for Urban Operations workers at 300% of the maximum hourly rate for the lowest classification within the bargaining unit. RSMC dues have been set at 1.71% of the wage portion received by each member, to a maximum equal to the dues for Urban Operation members.
Some Locals have bylaws for a local assessment over and above the monthly basic dues.
With the current collective agreements, there is a 2.9% wage increase for the RSMC and Urban Operations bargaining units.
The new monthly deduction for union dues for members of the Urban Operations bargaining unit on February 1, 2021 is $87.09.