I hereby apply for membership in the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, Local 59, ESP Chapter,
Education Minnesota, AFT, NEA, AFL-CIO and Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation.
Dues, contributions, or gifts to the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, Local 59 are not deductible as charitable contributions for Federal income tax purposes. Dues paid to the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers & ESPs, Local 59 may be deductible in limited circumstances subject to various restrictions imposed by the Internal Revenue Code, 2014.
It is my understanding that dues shall be in accordance with those approved annually at the membership meeting in May. I hereby apply for membership in: Minneapolis Federation of Teachers; EDUCATION MINNESOTA; and the national AFT and NEA. I understand my membership is continuous as long as I remain actively employed.
I understand that if my active membership ends, I can continue my eligibility for field and legal assistance by purchasing an education Minnesota reserve or retired membership at that time. I also understand that if I fail to do so, I will have a one-year grace period to purchase a qualifying membership if I can show I did not receive information about this requirement when my active membership ended. I agree to pay such annual dues as have been set unless I cancel my membership at the end of any membership year by submitting a signed written resignation to my local membership chairperson or president. I further understand that this membership entitles me to all publications, services, and assistance provided by the Union to its members.
By checking the box below, I hereby agree with and understand the above text.