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Assistance for union members impacted by the Oklahoma tornado

May 21, 2013 | Category: Deals & Discounts | 0 comments |
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Union members living in areas impacted by the tornado that struck the Oklahoma City area and who participate in Union Plus programs may be eligible for financial assistance. 

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New union scholarship for high school seniors

May 21, 2013 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
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Aug. 28 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. To commemorate this historic event and King's "I Have a Dream" speech, the AFL-CIO and Union Plus are offering high school seniors $5,000 scholarships to help realize their dreams of a college education.

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8 timely tips for summer air travel

May 20, 2013 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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TSA rules and airline fees and fares are changing. Here are 8 timely tips to help streamline your summer air travel. Read more

Union member survives Sandy with help from Union Plus

May 18, 2013 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |
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"The weather was so calm and quiet that morning," Lisa Keve remembers. "We were actually joking that all those warnings we'd been hearing about Hurricane Sandy seemed like much ado about nothing." Lisa, a longtime art teacher and member of American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 2, was at home with her husband Michael the day Sandy hit. 

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Summer vacation deals and discounts

May 16, 2013 | Category: Deals & Discounts | 0 comments |
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Memorial Day kicks off the summer travel season. Plan the perfect vacation and get great deals with Union Plus.

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More questions to ask your doctor

May 14, 2013 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |
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You can’t be too informed when entering a doctor’s office. Informed patients are safer, save more money and get better sooner. That’s why Union Plus is collaborating with Consumer Reports to bring union members, retirees and their families empowering health-care information that will make you a better informed consumer of treatments and procedures. Check out Choosing Wisely, a set of reports encouraging conversations between physicians and patients about the overuse or misuse of tests and procedures that offer little benefit and may sometimes lead to harm.

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Join the NALC in their 21-year fight to Stamp Out Hunger

May 6, 2013 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
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The 21st annual NALC’s Stamp Out Hunger national food drive is this Saturday, May 11.  Show your support by filling a grocery sack with canned, non-perishable non-breakable food items and leaving it for your letter carrier to pick up.  

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Union member wins week of free car rental

May 4, 2013 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |
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We’re pleased to announce SAG-AFTRA member Wendy Charles, New York, won free car rental for a week from Union Plus and its partners. Selected from over 12,600 participants, Wendy first learned about the Union Plus Car Rental contest while checking out travel deals on the Union Plus website.

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Where does Nationals player Bryce Harper get his work ethic? His Ironworker dad, that's where

May 2, 2013 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |
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Washington Nationals wunderkind outfielder Bryce Harper works hard.

Where does he get that work ethic? His father, a union ironworker from Las Vegas, who installs rebar on construction sites in sometimes extreme conditions.

Check out this clip from ESPN's "Bryce Begins." The entire special aired Tuesday night.

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Meet Valerie Cole, our Union Services Representative

May 2, 2013 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |
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Union Services Representatives at Union Plus address the challenges of the 11 million workers represented by the AFL-CIO by adding value to union membership. After more than 25 years working with union members, nobody knows more about the benefit of union membership than Valerie Cole.

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