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iOS 6 released: Everything union members need to know

September 26, 2012 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |

Have questions about the new iOS 6 download that 15% of Apple mobile users are already enjoying since the release Wednesday, September 19? Here is a complete guide from cool features to quick download.

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Introducing the Scavenger Hunt Sweepstakes with weekly prizes

September 26, 2012 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |

Starting on Monday October 1 to Sunday November 11, we will be launching a six-week Scavenger Hunt Sweepstakes! Ready to have some fun and win weekly prizes? Participate in the Union Plus Online Scavenger Hunt starting Monday, October 1 and running six weeks!

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Winterize to save energy and money

September 24, 2012 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |

With fuel costs rising, it pays to pay attention to winterizing your home.  And now is the time of year to do it before colder weather sets it.

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Union values protect UWUA member during Con Ed lockout

September 21, 2012 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |

Joseph Lanzone didn't see it coming. After 28 years with Con Edison with no strikes or lockouts, the longtime Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 1-2 member figured his employer and his union would find a way to agree on a new contract with no interruption to his work. Instead Con Ed locked out its unionized workers, leaving Lanzone and thousands of others without pay.

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Do you own one of the top 10 most-stolen vehicles?

September 21, 2012 | Category: Consumer Tips | 0 comments |

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) recently released Hot Wheels âˆ' its list of the 10 most-stolen vehicles in the United States.  Find out if your car, mini-van, SUV or pickup is on the list and get theft prevention tips. 

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UFCW members calls Union Plus program a "godsend"

September 20, 2012 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |

Alan Busch, United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1776 member in Brookhaven, PA, purchased his home when he was in his early twenties. More than 30 years later, Busch has a lot of equity - and memories - to safeguard. So when he was forced to miss months of work due to a workplace grievance, he protected his home using the assistance program from his Union Plus Mortgage. "This program was a godsend," says Busch. "It took all the stress off during a very difficult time."

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Chicago teachers strike for the classrooms students deserve

September 11, 2012 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |

Today, some 30,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) who were forced out on strike for the first time in 25 years on Monday, continue to seek a fair contract and fight for better schools, their students and respect.

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Union Plus Mortgage helps locked-out Con Ed worker

September 5, 2012 | Category: Union Member Stories | 0 comments |

On July 1, 2012, Con Edison took the drastic step of locking out 8,500 Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 1-2 union workers, including Cheung Lee of Syosset, NY. While Cheung worried about when he'd go back to work, he didn't have to worry about paying his mortgage, thanks to Union Plus.

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How to know if your tires are union-made

September 2, 2012 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |

In the market for new tires? Make sure you look for the "union label". Use a handy guide provided by USW to make sure your new tires are union-made.

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Your union membership dictates which Union Plus benefits you are eligible to use.

  1. What your national union’s name (not just your local number)? Scroll through the list we have to see if you recognize your union.
  2. What type of work do you do (select your occupation)?
  3. Do you have a union member card or union publication/letter that shows the name of your union? Find something with the name of your union, not just a local number.
  4. Is there a shop steward or work colleague you can ask what the name of your union is? You can even ask your human resources department to tell you the full name of your union?
  5. Do you have a Union Plus Credit Card? If so, the name and logo for your international union should appear on the front of the card.

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Union members are automatically eligible for their union's Union Plus benefits and you do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Cardholder in order to access your union's Union Plus benefits.

But - if you are a Union Plus Credit Cardholder, you could be eligible for additional discounts.