- How can I join De Unie?
We would like to welcome you as a new member of De Unie! You can register via our website via this link: https://www.unie.nl/word-lid. You then have the choice between a Light Membership and a Complete Membership. In addition, you can choose an individual membership or a combination membership if several members live at the same address.
- When does my membership start?
After registration your membership will take effect on the 1e day of the following month. From that moment on you will also pay the contribution. As soon as we have received and processed your registration, you will receive confirmation from us.
- What is the difference between a Light Membership and a Complete Membership?
You can find the differences between the memberships on this page: https://www.unie.nl/lidmaatschap
- Where can I report changes?
Are you a member of De Unie and you want to report a change, you can this amendment form gto use. This concerns changes in the field of person, address and / or contact details, contribution payment, new employer and changes in income (pension, unemployment benefit, WIA, working fewer hours).
- What do I get as a Union member when I join someone else De Unie?
Are you also making a colleague, family member or friend a member? Then you will receive a gift voucher from Bol.com worth € 12,50. The new member must register himself. After he or she has filled in your details, you will automatically receive a message. This only applies if you bring in a new member with a Complete or Extra membership as a Complete or Extra member.
- How does the tax settlement of trade union contributions work?
Through a special tax scheme you can pay part of the annual contribution that you pay for your membership of De Unie, get back. You will not get this financial benefit back De Unie, but from your own employer. The employer settles the amount of the contribution stated on the annual statement once with your gross monthly salary. This is called the settlement of the trade union dues.
In concrete terms, this means that the amount is withheld gross and paid out net on the same payslip. Depending on the level of your income, this can yield a benefit of more than 50% of the annual contribution.
- Is my employer obliged to cooperate in the tax settlement of trade union contributions?
An employer is not obliged to cooperate with this settlement of the trade union contribution, except when this is done by De Unie is agreed in the collective labor agreement. If you do not know whether it has been agreed in the CLA, you can inquire about this with your employer.