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Right-to-Work and possible loss of payroll deduction threatening your labor union operations? We’ve got a solution for you.

Billhighway has configured a cost effective, fully automated billing system for the Michigan Education Association and American Federation of Teachers. These labor unions were able to provide their organizations with a seamless alternative to payroll deduction with no negative impact on member experience.



Alternative Dues Technology for Labor Unions
With legislation continuously being proposed at the state level, there seems to be a constant threat of losing payroll deductions as a means to collect dues and contributions. Alternative dues technology provides your labor union the means to collect dues and contributions in a way like never before. Watch how we can configure a solution for your unique needs… Video


Can My Union Lose Payroll Deduction For Dues? Preparing For The Worst.
Panelists: Ron Krouse, Senior Labor Consultant
Gretchen Dziadosz, Executive Director, Michigan Education Association
Larry Doyle, Deputy Director, Organizing and Field Services, The American Federation of Teachers
Moderator: Kyle Bazzy, Director of Growth, Billhighway

The past few years have brought about a lot challenges for labor unions. One the biggest threats to come up has been legislation eliminating the ability to collect dues and/or political contributions via payroll deductions. We’ve collaborated with a panel of experienced labor professionals to discuss these changes. On Demand


Does The LM-2 Process Feel Like Nails On A Chalkboard?
Author: Brandon Teenier, Former Controller for the MEA
The LM-2 (Labor-Management) is an annual process completed by unions. This process can be frustrating at times. Take this quick assessment to get started and know where you’re at in the LM-2 process completion. Learn More

Alternative Union Dues, Right To Work And Technology – An Interview With The Former Controller Of The MEA
Interview: Brandon Teenier, Former Controller for the MEA
Brandon Teenier was with the Michigan Education Association (MEA) through a pivotal period in its history. We sat down with Brandon and asked him a few question about his experience during that process and how technology was the solution to the challenge at hand. Learn More

What’s Next For Labor Unions? With A 4-4 Tie In Friedrichs v. CTA Our Senior Advisor Speaks Up
Interview: Ron Krouse, Senior Advisor
Current speculation says that there will be a 4-4 tie and a previous ruling to uphold Abood will be sustained. To gain a better perspective on where this leaves unions, specifically at a state level, we sat down with our trusted Senior Advisor, Ron Krouse, to collect his thoughts on the chaos this court case has brought about. Learn More


Play Offense. Mitigate Risk
Fraud happens, we know it does. But taking action can keep an organization one step ahead. Learn how organized labor can reduce their risk of financial fraud.