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Member Benefits

SEIU Local 284 offers extensive benefits exclusively for our members. Below you'll see several options of benefits for health, memorials, and education. In addition the benefits we offer you can find more at the International and Union Plus here:

Additional Discounts & offers available at:

Education

Free College Benefit

As part of the SEIU Free College Benefit, union members and their family are instantly eligible for free online education at Eastern Gateway Community College. They can earn an Associates Degree or Certificate online without having to pay for tuition, fees or ebooks.

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Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program

Union Plus has partnered with Central State University (CSU) to offer union members and their families the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree online for little to no cost.

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Local 284 Scholarships

Six Local 284 scholarships are available in the amount of $500 each. Forms are available in August each year with the drawing held at the April Executive Board or general membership Union meeting. The deadline for entering is March 31st of each year.

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AFL-CIO Scholarships

In addition to the SEIU Scholarships, members and their dependents are eligible for the MN AFL-CIO Scholarships. These are awarded to graduating high school seniors. The application in due in April of every year, and can be found online.

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Health Related

Accidental Death/Dismemberment Benefit

A $3,000 Member benefit at no cost. Also available at no cost, a Health Service Discount Card and Child Safe Kit. Available through American Income Life Ins Co.

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Vision Discount

Vision Discount As a Local 284 member, you have the opportunity to receive $200 off Lasik Eye Surgery through North Suburban Eye Specialists. To schedule an appointment, call them at 763-421-3937. ***Please call us at 651-256-9100 to verify your ability to receive this discount prior to making your appointment.

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Free Discount Prescription Cards

Union Plus offers a card that is available to members to receive discounts on prescriptions.

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Maintenance of Dues Program

Members who suffer from an injury or illness and no longer receive a check from the school district may be eligible for dues payments from this fund. Download the form. If you have any questions or would like the form mailed to you, contact our office.

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Memorials

Local 284 Member Memorial Fund

There is a member memorial fund for members who pass away regardless of the circumstances.

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