As a member of our union family, you and your co-workers have the ability to negotiate over the benefits and working conditions that matter the most to you and your families. These benefits are guaranteed and protected by a legal contract. What you may not know is that as a union member you also have access to other great benefits and discounts such as lower cost cell phone plans, cheaper movie tickets, moving discounts and much more. The money-saving benefits to UFCW membership goes above and beyond the benefits negotiated in your contracts.
Also, UFCW has partnered with Eastern Gateway Community College to offer FREE college to UFCW Local 328 members and their families! This exciting opportunity allows you and your family to earn an Associates degree with no out of pocket costs to you for tuition, fees or books! The credits you earn transfer to other schools. For more information and to apply, visit: www.ufcwfreecollege.org
In addition to an associates degree, we are excited to announce that we have also partnered with Central State University to offer UFCW members the opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s Degree at little or no cost. To learn more about about the Bachelor’s Degree Program, visit: https://bachelorsdegree.unionplus.org/
UFCW is also offering a FREE Language learning program! Visit UFCW.org/language or click here for more information.
As a member of our union, you can also take GED classes for free!
UFCW members can take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED.
This GED program offers a customized learning plan, so that you’ll be able to successfully prepare yourself to pass the GED test, regardless of when you last went to school.
This program also allows you to study at your own pace – all classes are self-guided and can be completed from your phone or tablet.
If you are interested in using this benefit, please complete and submit the form on the website provided below. It may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership. However, once confirmed, you’ll receive an email that explains how to login and begin taking free online GED classes.
Visit http://www.ufcw.org/members/ged/ for more information.