AFSCME & SEIU Extra Help MOU Section 2.1: Agency Shop

All extra-help employees in classifications covered by this MOU, except supervisors as defined in Section 2.4 below, shall as a condition of employment either:

  1. Become and remain a member of the Union.
  2. Pay to the Union an agency fee in an amount to be determined by the Union in accordance with legal requirements; or
  3. Do both of the following:
    1. Present to the Union and the Controller a written declaration that he/she is a member of a bonafide religion, body, or sect which has historically held a conscientious objection to joining or financially supporting any public employee organization as a condition of employment; and
    2. Pay a sum equal to the agency fee described above to one of three negotiated non-religious, non-labor, charitable funds that are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
For AFSCME
  1. San Mateo County Health Center Foundation
  2. San Mateo County Mental Health Association’s Spring Street Shelter for the Homeless Mentally Ill
  3. San Mateo County Service League
For SEIU
  1. East Palo Alto Family YMCA
  2. El Concilio of San Mateo County
  3. Asian American Residential Recovery