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Three of the Most Popular Union Plus Member Benefits

July 3, 2014
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Union members look to their union for a voice at work. When they’re at home, union members can turn to the Union Plus member benefits for valuable products and services that help them off the job. Union Plus offers more than 40 member benefits to union members and retirees, including: travel and entertainment discounts, health savings discounts, insurance protection, scholarships and much more.

Three of the most popular Union Plus member benefits include the Union Plus Credit Card program, the Union Plus Mortgage program and the Union Plus AT&T Wireless discount.

 

The Union Plus Credit Card program now offers three card choices designed to meet the needs of union members. All the program credit cards feature unique assistance benefits which have provided more than $2 million to union cardholders facing financial hardships since 2009.

Three Union Plus Credit Cards are now available for union members to choose from:

·       The new Credit Access card, for members with average credit, provides the opportunity to earn access to a higher credit line after making the first five monthlyminimumpaymentsontimeand a low intro APR on purchases for the first nine months.

·       The Cash Rewards card, for members with excellent credit, earns unlimited 1.5 percent cash back on every purchase. It’s great for those that want rewards every time they make a purchase. It also comes witha low intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for the first 12 months.

·       The Rate Advantage card, for members with excellent credit, offers a low intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for the first 15 months. After 15 months, the purchase and balance transfers APRs are lower than the APRs for the other two cards.

After carrying a card for just three months, eligible cardholders also have access to exclusive assistance grants*, including:

·       Job Loss Grantof $300 to help eligible cardholders who have recently been laid off.

·       Strike Grantof $300 to provide assistance to eligible cardholders who are on a union-sanctioned strike or experiencing a lockout.

·       Disability Grantof $1,600-$2,700 to help eligible cardholders who have lost significant income due to a long-term illness or disability.

·       Hospital Grantof $1,200 to aid eligible cardholders with large, unreimbursed hospital expenses.

And all grants approved for eligible cardholders are paid by check, and they never have to be paid back. For more information on the credit card choices, visit UnionPlus.org/New1.

AT&T Discounts– Union members can save 15 percent on select monthly plans from the nation’s only unionized wireless carrier, AT&T. Additionally, Union Plus Credit Card holders are eligible to receive up to a $100 rebate on the purchase of a new smartphone from AT&T, as well as up to a $150 rebate when switching from non-union wireless providers. To learn more, visit UnionPlus.org/ATT1

Union Plus Mortgage through Wells Fargo Home Mortgage – Union members and their families can access the Union Plus Mortgage program for their mortgage or refinancing needs.  This program, which features  a range of mortgage assistance programs – including interest-free loans and grants to help you make mortgage payments when you're disabled or become unemployed – is unique in that it is available to the children and parents of members, too. Over the life of the Union Plus mortgage assistance program, more than $10.3 million in assistance has been provided to union members across the country. To learn more, visit UnionPlus.org/Mortgage2.

To learn about all of the union member benefits offered by Union Plus, visit UnionPlus.org.

* Certain restrictions, limitations, and qualifications apply to these grants. Additional information and eligibility criteria can be obtained at UnionPlus.org/Assistance.

Credit approval required. Terms & Conditions apply. Union Plus Credit Cards issued by Capital One, N.A.

July 2, 2014

ONE COMMENT ON THIS POST To “Three of the Most Popular Union Plus Member Benefits”

  1. Marla Corder says:

    My husband was in a work accident back in February had a spinal cord injury and denied comp we have had no income since then.At the present time we had to get attorney to help us get what he deserves. He is expected to be off at least till march 2020 of maybe permanent.As for Me I am on disability also.I was reading you offer hardship Grant’s and was intrested in seeing if it could help us.

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