Not Your Father’s Union: The Playing Field is Changing Fast

In the world of union dues and agency fees, the playing field is changing fast.

The rise of right-to-work laws in some states, litigation against fair-share fees and the questions left by the turn of events in the federal decision means it’s hard to stay at the top of your game.

All this uncertainty casts a shadow on workers’ rights and payroll deductions and can mean chaos for union operations.



Trying to patch together a game plan from “off-the-shelf” players that fill different roles – one for payments, another for preparing statements and another for account reconciliation – only leads to more problems.



  1. Confusing applications that don’t talk to each other
  2. Disgruntled members
  3. Trouble transferring funds to local affiliates, regional offices and headquarters
  4. Challenges around keeping PAC/COPE funds separate from dues
  5. Concerns about PCI compliance, data leaks and financial fraud

With all this time spent on new processes for dues management and tracking, when will your staff be able to focus on the programs and activities that matter most to your members?



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About the author

Sarah has a soft-spot for component relations professionals (CRPs), creating amazing experiences, and having a good laugh. She focuses her time at Billhighway on building and delivering chapter-focused resources, creating unique experiences for CRPs through webinars, events and the one-of-a-kind Component Exchange (CEX). Sarah is passionate about exploring new ideas and trying new things. What we really want to say is Sarah is a component bad@$$ who is sure to put a smile on your face.