Tag: Union Plus

Union Plus Disaster Grants Available To Help Eligible Flood Victims

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program. (1) Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to eligible participants.(2) The Union Plus Disaster Relief Fund has provided nearly $1 million in assistance to union members facing hardships following Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina, floods, wild fires, and other natural disasters. To learn more visit: unionplus.org/disaster (1) Certain restrictions, limitations, and qualifications apply to these grants. Additional information and eligibility criteria can be ... Read more

Remember Mom on Mother’s Day and Get a Union Discount

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, Sunday, May 14, so don’t forget to remember your mother and thank her for being a great mom. You can do that easily and have an added benefit of getting a discount because you’re a union member. Through the Union Plus program, you can get 25 percent off your flower or gift basket order through Teleflora. You’ll rest easy knowing you’ve shown gratitude to your mother on Mother’s Day and you’ll save money simply for being a union member using the Union Plus program. Go to the Union Plus website to shop online ... Read more

Union Plus Scholarships provide the keys for immigrant families to unlock the American Dream

Immigrants who have come to our country in search of better opportunities have been the economic backbone of America for well over a century. In the face of a difficult job market for many immigrants, their keys to the American Dream may not be readily available. Nowhere is this truer than with non-union jobs, which typically offer lower pay, limited benefits, and virtually no job security. In a new country with little knowledge of the labor market, these work conditions make immigrants more vulnerable to worker exploitation, sometimes with heartbreaking results. However, immigrants in unionized jobs are much closer to ... Read more

Union Plus May Help Eligible Members Impacted by Floods in North Carolina

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the recent deadly floods that struck North Carolina, you may be eligible for financial assistance.1 Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to eligible members who have a Union Plus Credit Card2, Union Plus Life or Accidental Death Insurance, Union Plus Auto Insurance, or Union Plus Mortgage. Participants who live in the following counties may be eligible:  Beaufort Bertie Bladen Columbus Cumberland Edgecombe Greene Harnett Hoke Johnston Lenoir Nash Pitt Robeson Sampson Wayne Wilson The money does not have to be repaid. The ... Read more

Apply Now: Union Plus Scholarship Program

The Union Plus Scholarship Program, now in its 25th year, awards scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement, personal character, financial need and commitment to the values of organized labor. The program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation. Last year, UAW members and their children were awarded thousands of dollars to help them continue their education through the Union Plus Scholarship program. Since starting the program in 1991, Union Plus has awarded more than $4 million in educational funding to more than 2,700 union members, spouses and dependent children. Union Plus Scholarship awards are granted to students attending a ... Read more

Union front: UAW Member, Family Members Awarded 2016 Union Plus Scholarships

Washington, D.C. – Union Plus recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 104 students representing 32 unions, including eight winners representing the United Automobile Workers (UAW). This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 32 states. The UAW winners are: Alexandra Arenz of Sheboygan Falls, Wis. Arenz, whose father, Terry Arenz, is a member of UAW Local 833, has been awarded a $500 scholarship. Austin Arenz of Sheboygan Falls, Wis. Arenz, whose father, Terry Arenz, is a member of UAW Local 833, has been awarded a $4,000 scholarship. Margaret Buchele of Toledo, Ohio. ... Read more

Mother’s Day savings for UAW members

Mother’s day is just around the corner (for those of you who forgot, it’s May 8). If you’re still looking for a gift for that special mother in your life, you need to know about the special benefits you’re entitled to because of the fact that you’re a union member. That’s right! Union Plus offers special discounts to UAW members just for belonging to the UAW. This year give Mom a special gift and save money. Your union membership entitles you to exclusive discounts such as 20% off a floral arrangement delivered to her door. Pamper her with a dream ... Read more

Discount Flowers and Gift Baskets for UAW Members

Order online, send flowers and gift baskets for every occasion, and save. Flowers make the perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, celebrations, anniversaries, get well, thank you, and tokens of sympathy. The Union Plus Flower Delivery Service offers a variety of flowers and plants at union member-only prices – a special 25% discount on flowers online or via phone. Choose roses, centerpieces, bouquets, flowers with balloons, plants, wreaths, sprays, food baskets, gifts, and more. Labor union members can order discounted flowers and have them delivered anywhere in the world, satisfaction guaranteed. And now you can order a variety of Gift Tree ... Read more

ATTENTION UAW FAMILIES: The Union plus Scholarship Deadline is January 31, 2016

In the past 23 years, union members and their children have received over $3.7 million from the Union Plus Scholarship Program. With over 100 students benefitting every year, you and your loved ones do not want to miss the deadline: Sunday, January 31, 2016. Those who are eligible include: UAW members, Spouses of UAW members, And children of union members. Click here to apply today! Click here to spread the word on Facebook! Union members looking to save on higher education also have access to these great benefits: Test Prep Discounts from The Princeton Review – Save 15% – 60% ... Read more

Buy Union-Made Halloween Candy

When those little ghosts and goblins come collecting on Halloween, make sure you have a full supply of union-made-in-America treats for them like Jelly Belly’s candy corn. Here’s a brief list of choices of candy products made by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM); snack foods by members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW); or fruit and nuts from members of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW). Get the full list at Union Plus