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AWUNZ - Representing Workers Across New Zealand

2018 AWUNZ Southern Inc. |  Christchurch  |  Nelson  |  Dunedin  |  Invercargill  |  Timaru  |  West Coast

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF AWUNZ MEMBERSHIP

  1. I apply to become/wish to remain a member of the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated (“the Union”).

  2. I authorise the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated, and its officials or any person or organisation to whom it may at its absolute discretion delegate this authority the right  to represent me in any negotiations and take any lawful action on my behalf pursuant to section 236 of the Employment Relations Act, relating to any Employment Agreement applicable, or intended to be applicable to me, and otherwise in relation to my employment or future employment.

  3. I appoint the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated as my lawful attorney to sign on my behalf any further authority in terms of Clause 2 above should the need arise due to any circumstances whatsoever.

  4. I appoint the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated to be my lawful attorney to determine on my behalf at any time the ratification procedures for any settlement of negotiations Employment Agreement in which the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated acted as my authorised agent pursuant to Clause 2 above.

  5. I agree to pay the sum as notified from time to time by the Secretary of the Union being the portion of the fee payable to the Union and the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated. I acknowledge and accept that the sum payable annually by me as notified by the Secretary shall be apportioned by the Secretary in such a way as the Secretary shall in his/her absolute discretion determine and pay to the Union and the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated and shall be collectively known as union fees.

  6. This authority and the powers of appointment shall continue in full force until expressly revoked by me in writing and received by the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated or until I terminate in writing my membership of the union as may be applicable. By signing this authorisation form.

  7. I authorise the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated in terms of s. 45(c) of the Privacy Act 1993 to have, at any time during my employment with the employer or in relation  to any legal proceedings concerning me and the employer, access to personal information about me, including time and wages records requested under section 130 of the Employment Relations Act, held by the employer. I further authorise the Amalgamated Workers Union, New Zealand Southern Incorporated to act for me in any complaint initiated by me under part VIII of the Privacy Act.

I hereby revoke any previous bargaining authority and/or membership of an employee organisation or 
bargaining agent.