Nov. 16, 2017

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Being a UUP member has its benefits.

UUP’s Member Services Trust offers voluntary life insurance and legal plans for members and their families.

Only UUP members—those who have signed and submitted a UUP membership application—are eligible to take part in these programs.

To be eligible to join UUP, you must be an employee of the State University of New York and belong to the Professional Services Negotiating Unit (PSNU, also called the `08 Bargaining Unit).

CLICK HERE to become a UUP member.

Life insurance, legal help

UUP offers a new Group Life Insurance plan through MetLife that would provide members with $25,000 minimum coverage and supplemental coverage up to $1.2 million. A member’s spouse or domestic partner would receive $10,000 minimum coverage, while a dependent would get up to $10,000 in coverage.

Members would also have the option of contributing after-tax dollars to the policy, which would offer a competitive interest rate guaranteed not to be fall below a certain minimum. The account earns tax-deferred interest. There is a fee to take part in this plan.

A legal plan, offered by Hyatt Group Legal Serivces (MetLaw) , would provide UUP members with access to attorneys (more than 14,000 nationwide) that can help with everything from criminal matters and bankruptcy to adoption, mortgages and wills. Members would pay $15.75 per month (or $21.75 per month for a plan that includes their parents/in-laws), which can be deducted from payroll.

CLICK HERE for more MetLife Group Life Insurance or Hyatt Group Legal Services plan details..

For more information on any of the plans, please contact UUP Member Services Trust at 1-800-887-3863.

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