It pays to be organized!
According to data published by the Department of Labor in 2011:
- On average, union workers’ wages are 27 percent higher than their nonunion counterparts.
- Unionized workers are 60 percent more likely to have employer-provided pensions.
- More than 85 percent of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits, but only 54 percent of nonunion workers do.
Your IBEW 1245 Labor Agreement is the primary source of your benefits. IBEW 1245 agreements are the product of collective bargaining with your employer, and include wages, health care, retirement, vacation, holidays, overtime pay, and other benefits. Find and read the agreement that provides YOUR benefits.
Organized Labor Credit Union provides loans at prevailing interest as well as interest-bearing savings accounts.
The Union Plus Credit Card is designed to meet the needs of working families, including financial assistance to eligible union members facing financial hardship.
Union Plus Mortgage Assistance can help you purchase a home while also receiving special benefits by virtue of your union membership.
DISCOUNTED PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Union Plus offers a wide array of discounted products and services to IBEW 1245 members, including insurance, legal services, credit and budget counseling, auto savings, travel and entertainment discounts and more.