Strike Grant

Union Plus Hardship Assistance

Strike Grant

Benefit Description

$300 payment to Union Plus Credit Cardholders or Teamster Privilege Credit Cardholders who've been on union-sanctioned strike or lockout and meet the requirements below.

Requirements
  1. You must be a Union Plus or Teamster Privilege Credit Cardholder in good standing.
     
  2. You must have been a Union Plus or Teamster Privilege Credit Cardholder for at least three (3) consecutive months.
     
  3. You must complete the required application and demonstrate that you, the joint-owner, or authorized user of your Union Plus or Teamster Privilege Credit Card account have been unemployed due to a union-sanctioned strike or lockout for a minimum of 30 consecutive days within the 12 month period prior to the date that you submit an application for a Strike Grant — and that the strike loss occurred at least three (3) months after you became a Union Plus or Teamster Privilege Credit Cardholder.
     
  4. You must provide documentation of the date the unemployment commenced due to a union-sanctioned strike or lockout, and proof that the duration of the strike or lockout was at least 30 consecutive days.
     
  5. You may only receive one Strike Grant for any one Union Plus or Teamster Privilege Credit Card account. If you have multiple Union Plus or Teamster Privilege Credit Card accounts, you can only receive one Strike Grant for any unique union-sanctioned strike or lockout.
How to Apply
  1. Collect and copy the required documentation:
     
    • Letter from your local union acknowledging a union-sanctioned strike or a lockout lasting 30 days or more within the last 12 months.
  2. Complete the online application form.
     
  3. Print your confirmation email, sign and mail all required documentation to:

    Union Plus Strike Grant
    1100 First St. NE, Suite 850
    Washington, DC 20002
     
  4. If you choose, you may also scan and email your documents to grants@unionplus.org or fax them to our secure fax line at 866-488-5561. However, please be sure to include the application with the documentation. Cellphone photos of documents are discouraged.
     
  5. Please allow 6-8 weeks for application processing.  You will be notified by mail when your application has been approved or denied.
     
  6. If approved for the grant, payment will be made by check and mailed directly to you.

Apply for the Grant

Questions

Please visit our Union Plus Grants FAQ. Please send additional questions to grants@unionplus.org.