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Consumer Reports Online

Subscribing gives instant, unlimited access to our exclusive, unbiased ratings and recommendations of products and services

Regular Annual Subscription Fee: $30

Union Member Special: $22

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Top 5 reasons to subscribe to

  1. Same great consumer advice found in Consumer Reports Magazine but with more interactive tools including updated recall and safety information
  2. Latest lab-tested ratings on thousands of brand-name products and helpful shopping tips so you can buy the right products at the right price
  3. Easy online access to Consumer Reports shopping advice and interactive tools 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - including a mobile site to use when shopping
  4. Support a unionized company
  5. Union members can subscribe to for only $22 per year
  6. Sample article: Avoid these home contractor scams

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Want to be a more savvy consumer? Looking for objective, expert advice for product and service recommendations? is from Consumer Reports -- the nation's undisputed authority for providing unbiased Ratings and buying guides, and helping people get the most for their money.

For $22 per year, you can find out how to save hundreds of dollars per year.

Because you or a family member is a union member, you can subscribe to with your Union Plus 27% discount.  Instead of the regular $30 Consumer Reports price, union members pay only $22 for an annual subscription.

And the articles you read on are full of ideas on how to save you money and deliver the value you deserve.  Recent articles include:

  • Strategies to save on your grocery bill
  • Best used cars under $20,000
  • How to cut your health costs
  • How refrigerator thermometers save money
  • Use frequent-flyer miles wisely

You can also access Consumer Reports on-the-go and make the smartest purchase with the mobile website, Consumer Reports Mobile. It's included for subscribers.

  • Easy-to-read mobile interface
  • Product Ratings and images
  • Side-by-side product comparison
  • No downloads - simply go to the on your phone's browser

Union-organized Consumer Reports is published by Consumers Union, a non-profit organization which accepts no outside advertising, no free test samples, and has no agenda other than the interests of consumers. Consumers Union is union organized, with testers and writers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA). It's a perfect partnership with Union Plus benefits.
Discount Features subscribers can:

  • Search frequently updated Product Ratings, reports and independent, expert information - 24/7 access
  • Do side-by-side product comparisons
  • Participate in discussion forums with online experts and read Consumer Opinions (user reviews)
  • Get buying advice on items ranging from tires (e.g. tire rating and performance tips) and computers (e.g. computer ratings and selection guide), to cars and appliances
  • Find out where to buy electronics, and many other products online
  • Access to recalls and product safety information
  • Use's interactive Product Selector that allows you to make brand and model choices based on price, features and manufacturer specifications, and gives you the option of making side-by-side comparisons of models based upon extensive product information available from Consumer Reports' online data.

Subscribing to gives you Instant, unlimited access to our exclusive unbiased Ratings and recommendations of products and services.

Anytime you need it, you can find out the best and worst of thousands of products in hundreds of categories. From appliances to vacuums, cars to digital cameras, get expert reviews with performance, pricing and reliability ratings.

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This program is available in the United States.

Who is eligible?

  • Dues-paying labor union members of participating unions
  • Retired labor union members
  • Spouse, domestic partners, and children may be included
  • Widows/widowers of union members
  • Union Plus credit cardholders

Customer Service

We realize that sometimes you may need help with a concern about using a Union Plus program. The Union Plus Member Advocacy Program, staffed by OPEIU Local 2 members, is here to help you resolve any problems. Contact us at 1-800-472-2005 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET, weekdays) or online at

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Member Comments

On 08/18/16 Jeff said:

Great offer. Consumer Reports is a great resource.

On 03/16/15 said said:

consumer report yearly membership is $30. I paid $22. so if you want to save money check I even switched from tmobile to att for 2 line family plan. I GOT 15% OFF MY MONTHLY BILL.

On 05/09/14 vera said:

Have been a Consumer Reports member and subscriber for years and find it a valuable resource for getting the best information about product reliability.

On 04/16/14 said:

I've subscribed to Consumer Reports for ages, and before it could renew for another year at the old rate I called to have my Union Plus discount applied. It was no trouble at all, and I saved $8. All these savings are really adding up!

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