is available to eligible members and agency fee payers in locals that have made the necessary arrangements for payroll deduction of Member Benefits-endorsed programs. Your employer’s business office receives no information about the benefits in which you participate.
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for any of the benefits available, please contact Member Benefits for a brochure and application. Request that a Payroll Deduction Authorization Card be included. When you apply, fill out the Payroll Deduction Authorization Card and mail it along with the application. Send no money! When your application has been processed, Member Benefits will advise your employer’s business office of the deduction amount and start date.
If you are already participating in one of these benefit programs and are not using payroll deduction but have this method available to you, you can easily convert your payment to payroll deduction when your premium is up for renewal. When you receive your premium renewal notice, mail it along with a signed Payroll Deduction Authorization Card to the address indicated on your premium renewal notice. Send no money! Member Benefits will be notified of the change and will advise your employer’s business office to begin your deductions. No information is given to your employer's business office regarding the benefits that you participate in.
Switching from Payroll to Pension Deduction
If you're currently on Payroll Deduction but will soon be retiring, click here
to learn about switching to Pension Deduction.
If your local hasn’t made arrangements for payroll deduction, express your interest in this option to your local association’s president.
For more information, contact Member Benefits at 800-626-8101 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST)