2.1       The Organization may have the regular dues of its members within the representation unit deducted from employees’ pay checks under pro­cedures prescribed by the County Controller. Dues deduction shall be made only upon signed authorization from the employee upon a form furnished by the County, and shall continue: (1) until such authorization is revoked, in writing, by the employee; or (2) until the transfer of the employee to a unit represented by another employee organization. Employees may authorize dues deduc­tions only for the organization certified as the recognized employee organization of the unit to which such employees are assigned.

2.2       Hold Harmless

The Organization shall indemnify, defend, and save the County harmless against any and all claims, demands, suits, orders, or judgments, or other forms of liability that arise out of or by reason of this union security Section, or action taken or not taken by the County under this Section. This includes, but is not limited to, the County’s attorney’s fees and costs.