checkoff


checkoff
The deduction of union dues and assessments by the employer from the wages of the employee and the turning over of the amounts so deducted to the labor union. Anno: 14 ALR2d 177.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • checkoff — check·off n 1: the deduction of union dues from a worker s paycheck by the employer 2: designation on an income tax return of a small amount of money to be applied to a special fund (as for campaign financing) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • checkoff — UK US /ˈtʃekɒf/ noun [U] US ► MARKETING a system in which producers pay a certain amount of money to an organization for the advertising of the products of their industry in general, rather than of their particular brand: »The national dairy… …   Financial and business terms

  • checkoff — ☆ checkoff [chek′ôf΄ ] n. an arrangement by which dues of labor union members are withheld from wages and turned over to the union by the employer …   English World dictionary

  • Checkoff — A checkoff is a bookkeeping mechanism which provides for regular payment of an obligation such as union dues or a tax on sales of agricultural goods which finance a generic commodity marketing program such as such as the commodity checkoff… …   Wikipedia

  • checkoff — noun Date: 1911 1. a. the deduction of union dues from a worker s paycheck by the employer b. designation on an income tax return of a small amount of money to be applied to a special fund (as for financing political campaigns) 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • checkoff — /chek awf , of /, n. 1. the collection of union dues by employers through compulsory deduction from each worker s wages. 2. a voluntary contribution from one s income tax for a specific purpose, as the public financing of election campaigns, made …   Universalium

  • checkoff — noun the collection of union dues or other fees from employees via deductions from their wages …   Wiktionary

  • checkoff — check•off [[t]ˈtʃɛkˌɔf, ˌɒf[/t]] n. 1) bus the collection of union dues by employers through deductions from wages 2) bus a voluntary contribution from one s income tax, as for a political campaign fund • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • checkoff —  System where the employer withholds union dues from workers’ paychecks …   American business jargon

  • checkoff — / tʃekɒf/ noun US a system where union dues are automatically deducted by the employer from a worker’s pay cheque ● Checkoffs are seen by most employees as worthwhile as long as their interests are well represented by the union. ● After checkoffs …   Dictionary of banking and finance


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