The employer is hereby authorized to deduct from each of my regular warrants due me as an employee, beginning with the warrant for the month following submission of this card, the sum specified to pay organizational dues to the AFT Guild, Local 1931, local state, and federal Committee on Political Education (COPE). The amount so deducted shall be transmitted to the AFT Guild, Local 1931, COPE upon remitting the deduction, the employer shall have fulfilled its entire obligation and shall be held harmless in the event of defalcation on the part of the AFT Guild, Local 1931, COPE or any of its employees. This authorization must be received in the employer's payroll department by the first working day of the month in which the deduction is to become effective. This authorization is signed freely and voluntarily and not out of fear or reprisal and I will not be favored or disadvantaged because I exercise this right and on the understanding that the AFT Guild, Local 1931, COPE will us the money contributed to make political contributions and expenditures to local, state, and federal political campaigns. I understand that contributions or gifts to the AFT Guild, Local 1931, COPE are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. This voluntary authorization may be revoked at any time by notifying the AFT Guild, Local 1931 in writing of the desire to do so.