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Benefits of Joining BTU

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BTU members have the opportunity to enjoy many benefits, including:

AFT Member Benefits, Local 340

Union Plus Member Benefits

Union Plus – How It Works

Union Plus Financial Products and Services  

Union Plus Home-Related Products and Services 

Union Plus Travel and Entertainment

Union Plus Auto-Related Products and Services

Union Plus Insurance Plans

Union Plus Health Insurance (Dental, Vision, Prescriptions, Hearing, Retiree Health Insurance)

Union Plus Hardship Help (Financial, Homeowner, and Healthcare Assistance)  

Please call AFT + Member Benefits at 800-238-1133, ext. 8643,
with general Union Plus program questions.

Higher Education Services

Union Plus Free College Benefit and Scholarships 

Scholarships                                                                                                                                 Union Plus offers Scholarships $500-$4000, applications become available mid June.  The scholarships are open to Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant’s spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent).

The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31 of the scholarship year. This is a competitive scholarship. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. The required essays can account for up to half your total score.  A complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 31st of the scholarship year.  Students may re-apply each year.