Benefits

Perks & Discounts

In addition to the protections offered by having a union contract, Local 881 members also have access to a wide range of other ways to save money and plan for the future. Take advantage of these incredible offers, Union member-only discounts, special services, and opportunities only for Local 881 members.

DISCOUNTS AND SERVICES

Local 881 members have access to thousands of dollars in savings per year through Union Plus, a non-profit consumer benefit organization, founded by the AFL-CIO exclusively for Union members and their families. Just some of the many programs and services they offer:

DISCOUNTS
AT&T Wireless
Car Rentals
Entertainment
Flowers & Gift
Pet Insurance

FINANCIAL HELP
Credit Cards
Credit Counseling
Life Insurance
Legal Help
Scholarships

HEALTH
Medical Bill Negotiation
Retiree Health Insurance
Vision & Dental Discounts
Hearing Care

 

HOME & AUTO
Mortgage Programs
Moving Discounts
Save My Home Hotline
Auto Buying
Tire Discounts

For over 35 years, Union Plus has been working to improve the quality of life for working families through their unique products and services.
Visit: www.unionplus.org

CREDIT UNION

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Credit Union 1 can offer you competitive, sensible and reliable financial services. Services include: Savings and Checking Accounts, ATM services and a full line of financial lending services.
To find out more call 1-800-252-6950 or visit www.creditunion1.org.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Local 881 members with inquiries regarding Workers’ Compensation or on-the-job injuries can contact attorneys at either of the following law firms:

The Law Offices of Joshua N Karmel
(847) 282-4942 or
(847) 712-0139
www.joshkarmellaw.com

Goldberg, Weisman & Cairo
(312) 464-1200 or
(800) 486-1002
www.gwclaw.com

VISION DISCOUNTS

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Local 881 is pleased to provide our members, retirees, and their families with money-saving vision services through EyeBoutique. Visit: www.eyeboutique.com

EyeBoutique offers:

    • Complete eye exams by a licensed Doctor of Optometry
    • Over 1,600 frames in a variety of styles and price points and accepts most insurance plans.
    • Single vision lenses, bifocals, trifocals, or contact lenses at substantially reduced rates
    • EyeBoutique’s Lab and Insurance Department employees are also fellow UFCW members, represented by UFCW Local 1473

Show Your Union Spirit!

Every issue of the 881 Progress Newsletter highlights members who have demonstrated their Union pride by wearing a Local 881 Union button.

On a Union Spirit visit, if you are the first one spotted wearing your 881 button, a $25.00 prize might be awarded to you!

Need a Local 881 button? Call your Rep!

Education Programs

FREE COLLEGE

Because of your UFCW membership, you and your family members can earn an associate degree online from a public, accredited community college – with no out-of-pocket costs to you. The process is simple and can save you thousands of dollars.

www.ufcw.org/college

GET YOUR GED

UFCW members can take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED. With this specially designed program, UFCW members will be able to earn their GED at their own pace, on their own time. You can even take classes on your phone.
www.ufcw.org/ged

LANGUAGE CLASSES

UFCW members can learn a foreign language for free online and at their own pace. Spanish, French, German, English, and Japanese are just some of the over 70 languages are offered in this program. Please note, spots are limited and classes fill up fast. www.ufcw.org/language

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

Local 881 members AND their dependent children are eligible for several annual scholarships and education programs. Eligibility, deadlines, and award amounts vary. 

Read more about Local 881 Scholarships 

Health and Welfare

UFCW Midwest Health & Welfare Fund (BeneSys)

PO Box 1613, Troy, MI 48099
(800) 621-5133

Calumet Region Fund (BeneSys)

PO Box 1613, Troy, MI 48099
(800) 621-5133

Local 655 Health & Welfare Fund

13537 Barrett Parkway Drive, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63021
(314) 835-2700

JEWEL Albertsons Benefit Service Center

PO Box 5246, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-5246
(877) 799-7526
www.lifeatworkportal.com/albertsons.html

CVS Health Benefit Fund CVS

One CVS Drive Woonsocket, RI 02895
(877) 287-7867