Deduction at source

What Can We Do For You?

  • Negotiate with your employer on your behalf on all matters
  • Provide you with a personal service ranging from confidential, work-related information advice, to legal advice
  • Assist you in your training and development needs and offer you a number of training courses free-of-charge
  • Advise you on all issues related to Health and Safety
  • Give you access to information on all aspects of your employment
  • Keep you up to date and informed on developments in your sector via Union magazines, bulletins and local present in your workplace
  • Include you in the bigger picture, as the CWU works on a national level with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions

Deduction at Source Form

Personal Details

Contact Details

Home Address


Current Status

Employment Details

Date of commencement with current employer


We refer to the CWU Data Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy explains how the CWU processes personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018 and the General Data Protection (“GDPR”). This Privacy Policy may be amended and updated from time to time and can be accessed on our website at


Personal data disclosing an individual as a member of a trade union is a “special category” of personal data under Data Protection Law. In order for u to complete your membership application and to act as your trade union representative in accordance with our Privacy Policy, we require you to provide your explicit consent to the following process:

I agree the CWU may:

Disclose my trade union membership and provide my persona details ( completed on Page 1) to the Company so may membership subscription can be deducted from my salary and paid by deduction at source directly to CWU; I hereby consent to the CWU processing the special category of personal data as indicated above. I fully understand that I am consenting to the CWU disclosing to my employer that I am a member of the CWU. You may withdraw your consent at any time by writing to CWU Data Protection Officer, 575 North Circular Road, Dublin 1 or by emailing