Union members have access to a wide array of members-only benefits, including low-interest credit cards, scholarships, mortgages, legal services and more. Most of the products and services listed here are members-only. But if you’re not represented by a union, you can access some great services and products as well.
Union Plus is brought to you by Union Privilege, established by the AFL-CIO, to provide consumer benefits to members and retirees of participating labor unions. Union Plus offers many products and services, including travel discounts on hotels, car rental and more. Below are details on some of their services; for more information and to see the full list, please visit the Union Plus website.
Union members and their children can tap into a range of education benefits.
Union Plus Scholarship Program—A program offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation provides scholarships ranging from $500 to $4,000 to members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and dependent children.
The AFL-CIO Union Label and Service Trades Department website provides information on union-made goods and services, featuring a national Do Not Buy list, the Label Letter newsletter and a new website, www.ShopUnionMade.org.
AFL-CIO Employees Federal Credit Union
A non-profit financial cooperative providing union members, union staff and their families with a range of savings, checking and loan services. www.aflcioefcu.org
The nation’s only fully union-owned bank, in operation since 1923, provides a full menu of individual and commercial banking services. www.amalgamatedbank.com