The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.


The District shall make all legally required payroll deductions. These deductions do not require School Board approval.

To the extent permitted by law and consistent with the specific provisions of any applicable negotiated agreement, the administration may also make automatic payroll deductions for those employees who request it provided that the organization receiving the wage assignment has been approved by the Board.

The organization shall submit completed and correct payroll deduction authorization forms, signed by the employee, to the Executive Director of the Payroll Department, at least three weeks before the initial deduction is to be made. The authorization forms shall be retained on file in the Payroll Department.

Employees desiring to change or revoke the dues deduction authorization must submit a request for such change or revocation to the appropriate employee organization at least thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of such change. At no time shall an organization present to the Executive Director of the Payroll Department, a requested change which cannot be implemented.

Each organization shall be responsible for the collection of any arrears due the organization.

The Board shall be absolved of any and all liability resulting from the collection of authorized dues.

All deduction rosters and reports shall be produced and provided.

F.S. 1012.31