SEIU Member Only Benefits Program
Take advantage of all of the benefits you find on SEIUMB.com — everything from free college, insurance and credit cards to discounts on travel, legal services, and everyday items. We’re proud to bring you this assortment of great benefits — at no cost or obligation — just for being an SEIU dues paying member!
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Local 517M Negotiated Discounts and Programs
SEIU Local 517M has negotiated a number of Members-Only Discounts which are available to dues paying members and retirees.
Legal Services Member-Only Benefit
SEIU Local 517M is proud to announce that the law firm Goodman Acker PC has agreed to provide discounted legal services to SEIU Local 517M dues paying members as part of our Member-Only Benefits program. Goodman Acker provides union members and their families with expert, quality legal representation statewide at an exclusive reduced rate in almost all areas of law. Goodman Acker has over 75 years of experience and provides legal services to several other unions in Michigan.
These services include:
- Toll-Free 24/7 hotline for non-employment related legal needs.
- Free, no obligation phone consultation.
- No upfront fees or costs until a recovery is obtained (if applicable).
- Saturday and evening appointments are available.
- Discounted legal services. Rates for members and families reduced from 33 1/3% to 25% for all personal injury cases. If the case is referred to outside counsel due to specialty or practice area, there is still a discount. Click here for the schedule of discount rates.
The hotline number is: 1-866-876-5294. They are also on the web at www.goodmanacker.com
SEIU 517M Scholarship
SEIU Local 517M is proud to offer our own scholarship program to help dues-paying members in good standing, their children, or grandchildren with college expenses.
Funding for the scholarship comes from our Annual Scholarship Golf Outing and other fundraising activities by our local units. We hope you are able to participate in any or all of these events throughout the year. Please check our SEIU Local 517M website for our calendar of upcoming events.
Eight $500 non-renewable scholarships will be awarded to students based on successful completion of the application process and meeting certain criteria. Awards will be made via a lottery system from all eligible submissions. Scholarships are awarded without regard to gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or political affiliation of the applicant. Scholarships are limited to one per household for each academic year.
The 2021 program has ended. Watch for the 2022 Application in January, 2022.
Great Wolf Lodge Discounts
A 20% discount for SEIU Local 517M members at the Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Water Park in Traverse City. You must submit membership card at time of Check-in.
Contact SEIU 517M to find out our discount code.
Tuition Discount – University of Detroit Mercy
The University of Detroit Mercy has decided to give 25% tuition discount to employees, spouses and children of employees working for the State of Michigan and the City of Detroit. Programs include graduate and undergraduate degrees in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical engineering. Please mention your employer when registering.