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Member Benefits

As a union, we’re able to win improvements and higher standards in our workplaces, in our school districts, and in our communities. Our strength in numbers gives us the power to protect our rights and advocate for quality public education, higher education, and public services.

What are the benefits of belonging?

A Voice at Work

  • Input in forming contract proposals on wages, benefits, working conditions, and more.
  • Eligibility to attend negotiations and serve on the Bargaining Committee.
  • Vote on ratifying collective bargaining contracts.
  • Support from an OFT Field Coordinator, including advice

AFT PLUS Member Benefits


AFT PLUS is the name of the member benefit programs available to AFT members and their families. Many of the programs are provided through Union Privilege, the benefit arm of the AFL-CIO; others are unique to AFT and are coordinated directly through AFT PLUS. Explore the site and learn more about the savings and services available to you as a union member.

Click here to learn more about AFT PLUS Member Benefits.

Check out the AFT scholarships and grants available for college and continuing education.