Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN

Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN

ATTENTION

The Free college Benefit has been placed on hold for new enrollees. Hopefully, this will not be affecting current students.

The department of Education has asked the college to put the program on hold while they work out some issues with how paperwork and admissions gets processed.

We apologize for the inconvenience and stress this puts on our members and their families, unfortunately we are at the mercy of the Department of education and the College’s lawyers while they handle this issue at hand and hopefully quickly.

As soon as we know more, we will post an update.

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We are now one year into the most pro-union presidential administration in modern history. We knew it wouldn't be easy, and we still have a long way to go. But there have already been concrete wins for working people in spite of relentless obstruction and anti-worker animus among many members of Congress.

We now have a pro-worker majority at the National Labor Relations Board. 

We have a union sibling, Secretary Marty Walsh, at the helm of the Department of Labor. And with the American Rescue Plan, $1.9 trillion has been released to states and localities to spend on COVID mitigation, infrastructure and more.

Though we still have a long way to go to enact the rest of our legislative priorities -- passing pro-worker legislation like the PRO Act, the outright cancellation of student debt, strengthening of voting rights and implementation of Build Back Better -- we have much to be proud of. 

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It’s a great year to become a homeowner!

Start the new year focused on your homeownership goals. After all, buying or refinancing a home is probably the biggest financial decision you’ll make in 2022. The experts at Union Plus Mortgage Company know that and want to help guide you through the process. 


Start with an easy online application for a variety of loan options including conventional, FHA and VA loans. 


If you become a Union Plus Mortgage holder, after one year you’ll be protected by special hardship assistance if you ever become disabled, laid off or experience other eligible financial hardship. 


So, if you’re ready for a mortgage that’s designed for you, contact Union Plus Mortgage Company today. NMLS Number 1561829.


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Take Part in a National Action: Sideline the Filibuster

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The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021 and the Freedom to Vote Act are two pieces of legislation that are vital to safeguarding our increasingly fragile democracy. But without sidelining the filibuster, they have virtually no chance of being signed into law. It shouldn’t be this difficult to pass laws that help people -- especially ones supported by a majority of voters and non-voters alike.

Call or write your senators and tell them the choice is clear: Sideline the filibuster, not the hopes, aspirations and representation of America’s people.

Office Closed on Martin Luther King Day

Please note, the office will be closed on January 17th, 2022 in celebration of Martin Luther King.
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General Membership Meeting

Going forward we will no longer be emailing meeting links to our members. Members will be expected to come to our website to register and receive the meeting link. You can find our meeting dates under Member Resources>Meetings. Thank you.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Sep 21, 2022 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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