The following benefits have been made available through the Amalgamated Transit Union. Additional information may be obtained on these various programs by contacting your local union officers or the International office at:Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO/CLC
10000 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20903
GRIEVANCE HANDLING: The ATU represents its bargaining unit employees in disputes with their employers in matters of discipline or unfair treatment on the job. The Union regularly secures back pay awards for employees who have been unjustly fired from their jobs. Well-trained local union officers help ensure our contracts are faithfully implemented and our bargaining units’ rights are protected.
IN TRANSIT MAGAZINE: The ATU distributes a bi-monthly magazine, In Transit, an official publication which provides important information about the Union and related events in Congress, Parliament, and the transit industry.
ATU DISPATCH: The ATU sends out a weekly e-newsletter, the ATU Dispatch, on the latest ATU, and industry news, legislative and political information and other important issues in the U.S., Canada, and the world to keep members updated and informed so that they can take action to protect and extend the rights of working people in the U.S. and Canada.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION: The ATU is at the forefront of the Labor Movement in terms of training and education in both the U.S. and Canada. Innovative education programs are regularly offered on a wide variety of issues including rider coalition building, community and political action, arbitration techniques, collective bargaining, local union financial administration, grievance administration, leadership training for officers, organizing, health and safety, and women’s issues – as well as legislative and political programs.
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: The ATU International maintains a full-time legislative program, which, in conjunction with local unions and members, lobbies Congress and state legislatures to promote the interests of our members.
ATU-COPE: The ATU conducts yearly nationwide fundraising to support its ATU Committee on Political Education, which makes contributions on a bi-partisan basis to the campaigns of local and national candidates for public office in the U.S. who are supportive of our values on labor and transportation issues.
ORGANIZING PROGRAM: The ATU has full-time organizers on its staff who respond to requests from those interested in organizing their workplace.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM: The ATU makes available its own publications informing affected employees of drug and alcohol testing requirements in the U.S. and Canada.
FUNERAL BENEFITS: The ATU maintains a historic funeral benefit program to help with funeral expenses.
ATU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: The ATU offers an annual scholarship competition to union members and their dependents in order to further the education of those who have an active awareness of union issues. Apply here.
ATU MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH FUNDS: The ATU conducts annual fundraising drives in the U.S. and Canada to fund research to combat the disease of multiple sclerosis.
UNION PLUS BENEFITS
We are proud to offer all ATU members and retirees member benefits, discounts and savings. Please explore to find more information on discounts on daily costs, including mortgages and cell phone bills.
Sign up for free monthly Union Plus E-News with the latest benefits updates and consumer advice.
ATU Union Plus Credit Card
Learn more about getting your own ATU credit card that offers three card choices—
including a no-hassle, unlimited 1.5% cash rewards card—with competitive rates,
U.S.-based customer service and exclusive assistance benefits for eligible
cardholders, at: ATUcard.com
Save My Home Hotline
Are you having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments? Act now and get a confidential, free consultation with expert housing counselors. Call 1-866-490-5361
Union Plus Mortgage Program
A mortgage program to help you and your children buy a home. Unique benefit helps make mortgage payments if you’re out of work. Call 1-866-802-7307
AT&T Wireless Discounts
Save 15% off select monthly wireless service plans from AT&T, the only nationwide
unionized wireless company. FAN #3508840
Union Plus Assistance Grants
Grant money and advice to help union members facing financial hardship.
Union Plus Credit Clinic
With strong credit scores and manageable debt, your financial dreams are a lot closer to reality. We’re here to help!
Auto Buying Service
Save time and money when you buy a new or used car or truck.
Car Rental Deals
Save up to 25% on car rentals with discounts from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise,
Hertz, & National.
• Alamo 1-800-462-5266,ID# 7015700
• Avis 1-800-698-5685, ID# B723700
• Budget 1-800-455-2848, ID# V816100
• Enterprise 1-877-222-9711
• Hertz 1-800-654-2200, ID# 205666
• National 1-800-227-7368, ID# 5029562
Goodyear Tire Discounts
Save 10% off all Goodyear tires and 5% off all sales tires at company-owed Goodyear, Just Tires or Allied Tires & Service Stores. Save up to 10% off all car service
Hybrid Union Made Green Car Rebates
Purchase a union-made, EPA-certified Green Vehicle through the Union Plus Auto Buying Service and automatically get a $200 rebate. Call 1-866-437-2336
Union Plus Motor Club
Get emergency roadside assistance and locksmith services. All calls answered in the U.S. Call 1-800-454-8722
Health Club Discounts
Pre-negotiated 15% to 30% discounts on monthly fees at over 10,000 health clubs nationwide. Call 1-888-294-1500
Preferred moving discounts with Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines. Call 1-800-593-2526
Save up to 30% on Dell and HP laptops and desktops.
• Dell: 1-866-456-0827, ID# PS16626766
• HP: 1-866-433-2018, ID# EP14472
Flower and Gift Baskets Discount
Save 20% when you send flowers, plants and gifts baskets. Call 1-888-667-7779
Home Heating Oil
Save an average of $200-$300 a year on home heating oil. Call 1-888-432-8872
Save an average of $300-$400 a year on propane. Call 1-888-767-9185
Get a $50 one-time rebate when you use your Union Plus Credit Card to purchase an annual maintenance agreement with a union HVAC contractor.
Pet Food, Medication, & Toy Discounts
Save 10% on pet food, toys & supplies. Save $1 off pet medications.
Keeping your best friend by your side
Save 25% on veterinarian services, pet supplies and more. Call 1-888-789-PETS (1-888-789-7387)
Save up to 10% on moving and storage with PODS. Call 1-800-776-PODS (7637)
Powell’s Online Bookstore
This unionized online bookstore offers affordable used and new books.
A real estate program to help union members and their family buy or sell a home. Unique benefit provides you with cash back after closing.
Budget Truck Rental
Save 20% off truck rentals from Budget. Call 1-800-561-1157 BART # 56000127763
Union families save 15% off moving boxes and moving supplies such as bubble wrap.
All American Clothing 1-888-937-8009, Code: UnionPlus Union House 1-877-462-7710, code UnionPlus – Buy union-made apparel and save 5% to 10% on everything you buy.
College Counseling Discounts
Save 15% on college counseling. Call 1-888-758-7737 x5017
College Test Prep Discounts
Save 15-60% on college test prep course with The Princeton Review. Call 1-888-243-7377
Consumer Reports Online Discounts
Save 27% on an annual subscription to ConsumerReports.org.
Save 5% when you buy or rent textbooks. Call 1-877-ECAMPUS(322-6787)
Union Plus Scholarship
Awards $150,000 annually to members and their families pursuing higher education.
Student Debt Eraser
Grants of $500 to help Union Plus Credit Card holders with their student loan debt.
Save with competitive group rates. Features driver’s training grants and payment
deferments during strikes. Call 1-800-294-9496
Consumer Credit & Budget Counseling
Get free, confidential budget and credit counseling, and no-cost debt management
assistance from certified counselors. Call 1-877-833-1745
Save up to 15% on pet health insurance premiums. Call 1-866-473-7387
Specially priced annuities for union members with no agent fees or commissions.
Exclusive to union members, this prepaid debit card features no credit check, no required checking account & gives you a high annual savings rate. Call 1-888-232-3260
Union-printed checks and labels that feature your union logo. Call 1-888-864-6625
Union Plus Collective Bargains Blog
Get the latest deals & discounts and consumer tips as well as union member stories at the Union Plus
Collective Bargains blog.
Union Plus Travel Center
Your one stop for savings on airfares, hotels, car rentals, worldwide tours, condo rentals
Worldwide Vacation Tours
Save $150 on discounted international travel packages and tours. Call 1-800-590-1104