We make choices every day about how we spend our hard earned dollars. On average union workers have better wages, benefits and working conditions than their non-union counterparts. When you have a choice, why not shop at a place where you know employees have protections and a real voice in their employment conditions.
Union-Made Products & Services with Union Member Discounts
Looking for a good union hotel in your travels and want to avoid those properties that are notoriously anti-union? Here’s the list from UniteHere. http://www.unionhotelguide.org/
Do you like to order your books on-line? Maybe at Amazon? Well, here’s a better choice, Powell’s Bookstore is local and its union (ILWU) http://www.powells.com/. The next best thing would be to frequent your local bookseller.
Want to find all kinds of cool union gear on line? Check out the AFL-CIO union shop. http://www.aflcio.org/Get-Involved/The-Union-Shop
Looking for the Union Label?
Yes, it’s still out there. Check out all kinds of union made products at Union Label. http://www.unionlabel.org/
Cars/Trucks In the market for a new car? Get up-front pricing from dealers in your area in three minutes online and use the no-hassle Union Plus program. http://www.unionplus.org/autos-cars/car-buying-services/
From dental, vision and prescription discounts, to telemedicine and health counseling:
Free Prescription Discount Card - helps you save at over 60,000 pharmacies.
Free Hearing Discounts - save on hearing exams and hearing aids at over 3,400 locations.
Vision Discounts - save 15% to 35% off eye exams and eye glasses.
Dental Discounts - save 5% to 60% on dental care at one of the largest dental networks in the nation.
Dental & Vision Discounts - dental and vision care savings starting at $6.95 per month.
Health Savings Plan - telephone access to physicians and health specialists.
Health Savings Plan Plus - adds healthcare advocacy, child & eldercare, and mental health counseling.
Compare plans and choose the plan that is right for you.
Health Club Discounts - http://www.unionplus.org/health-fitness/health-clubs/ Get discounted rates & find participating gyms: Find a gym or call 1-800-294-1500
AT&T Wireless Discount
Save 15% on service from AT&T Wireless, the only national wireless provider that can, and does, proclaim that it is "Proud to Be Union." http://www.unionplus.org/cell-phone-wireless/att-wireless/
Find union-made Goodyear tires made by United Steelworkers of America (USW) and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and save 5-10% on car service and tires. Plus union members pay less for oil, lube and filter services with Union Plus Goodyear Discounts. http://www.unionplus.org/goodyear/
Union Contractors Can Tune Up your A/C and Heating Systems Heating/Air Conditioning Services Members of the Sheet Metal Workers' International Association (SMWIA) are the experts in servicing heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Learn more about what their union contractors offer and get in touch with one of them for your next HVAC tune-up. With the Union Plus Home Energy Grant, receive a $50 rebate when you use a SMWIA contractor for HVAC work identified by an energy audit or if you purchase a yearly service contract. http://www.unionplus.org/home-hvac-maintenance-rebate
Theater Ticket Discounts
Support your fellow union members who work at many of the theaters owned by the Shubert Organization (owner of Plum Benefits, the provider of the Theater Discounts program). Save up to 50% off the price of theater tickets and get access to hard to get seats. http://www.unionplus.org/entertainment-discounts/theater-tickets
Members can show their union pride with every check written. Union Plus offers special union-printed checks with a pro-union message. Perfect for all your union-related and personal business. http://www.unionplus.org/checks/