Members' "Value Added Benefits" at a glance
When you join the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) there are a number of added benefits that your union membership entitles you to. Then there are funds which are optional and additional to the general membership fee. These cover medical benefits such as optical/ dental/ surgical & medical appliances. There are a range of special discounts which are available to you as a union member. All you need is to quote your membership number to avail of them. The Union has arranged discounts on things as essential as insurance cover for your car, health insurance, mortgage protection services and gadget insurance.
Additionally, the Union runs an annual draw for education grants for Second-Level, Third-Level and Gaeltacht courses. Information on this is sent out by circular and advertised in Connect.