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  • Member Benefits , TCU March 5, 2018

    Union Plus Free College Benefit Program Available to All TCU Members

    Through the new Union Plus Free College Benefit program, TCU/IAM members and their families can receive a college education with no out-of-pocket expenses. Eligible applicants can earn an Associate Degree – online, for free, as long as their financial aid file is complete. Under an academic partnership with Eastern Gateway Community College, Union Plus offers

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  • Member Benefits , TCU December 7, 2017

    ERMA (GA-46000) 2018 Lifetime Maximum

    The lifetime maximum benefit under the Railroad Employees National Early Retirement Major Medical Benefit Plan (GA-46000) will increase by $4,700 effective January 1, 2018 – from $157,800 to $162,500 – due to an automatic annual adjustment based on medical cost inflation. Click here to read the confirmation release from United Healthcare.

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  • Member Benefits , TCU October 27, 2017

    Litigation Update – California and Massachusetts Paid Sick Leave

    Several states and local governments have adopted paid sick leave laws throughout the U.S. These laws allow people who predominantly work for employers within their jurisdictions to accrue and use paid sick time for various health concerns for both themselves and their family. Two (2) of these laws are the California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families

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  • Member Benefits , TCU October 20, 2017

    Union Plus Relief Information for Those Impacted by the California Wildfires

    Grants are being offered to eligible members who have had a Union Plus credit card for 3 months, or participated in a Union Plus mortgage or one of the insurance programs for at least 12 months with the account or policy in good standing. Applicants must reside in a FEMA designated area and have experienced

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  • Member Benefits , TCU October 5, 2017

    United HealthCare Offers Emotional Support Resources for Las Vegas Tragedy

    United Behavioral Health/Optum is offering an emotional-support helpline to anyone who may be experiencing stress and anxiety resulting from the recent tragedy in Las Vegas. The helpline is staffed with specially trained, mental health specialists and will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for as long as necessary to offer support

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