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Free Continuing Education

ONA members have access to free* education (an over $400 value) at CE4Nurses- ONA's learning management website. Login with your ONA login information and access top-notch education for a variety of learning styles. Your account also comes with your personalized dashboard complete with a transcript that automatically loads all the education taken on the website. You can even track education from outside courses, too! 

The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

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Student Loan Refinancing Through SoFi

ONA has partnered with SoFi to offer student loan debt refinancing at low rates, creating meaningful savings for borrowers. 

ONA members, friends, and family receive a $300 Welcome Bonus when they apply through ONA members' special link.

Refinancing is a great solution for working graduates who have high-interest, unsubsidized Direct Loans, Graduate PLUS loans, and/or private loans. Federal loans do carry some special benefits, for example, public service forgiveness and economic hardship programs, that may not be accessible to you after you refinance. 

SoFi offers a range of options to optimize your monthly payments, lifetime cost, or speed of pay off, all in addition to no fees and no catch. What’s not to like?  Check your rate in two minutes at ONA's special link. 

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Professional Liability Insurance

Nurses Service Organization

Every nurse should carry their own professional nursing liability insurance to protect themselves from the costs of legal and Board of Nursing action - even if they are covered by their employer. In the event of a lawsuit, your own professional liability insurance policy would provide you with an attorney, pay all reasonable costs incurred in the defense or investigation of a covered claim, pay you for lost wages, provide reimbursement if licensing board issues were involved, and pay court costs and settlements in addition to the limits of liability. 


AFT Member Benefits
ONA union members enjoy an additional membership to our national union, AFT. AFT offers many members-only benefits, including:

Trauma Counseling Programs and Services

A new, free, AFT-paid trauma counseling benefit offers immediate and confidential therapy by phone, video and text to help you move forward from covered personal and workplace traumas. Enhanced, paid coverage at a discount is also available. For AFT members only.

Share My Lesson

AFT created this page to serve as your one-stop destination for high-quality, educator-vetted resources curated specifically for union members. Within this section, you'll find a message from AFT President Randi Weingarten, information on how to get involved in the latest union actions.

Summer: Simplifying Student Debt
Where AFT members may go for those whom are struggling to pay off their student loan debt simply. An online resource, started by student loan borrowers who wanted to help others avoid bad information and bad actors in the student loan market.

Mortgage Programs

AFT has two mortgage options available to members, Union Plus Mortgage Company and Amalgamated Bank Mortga   ge. Note: These programs are not licensed in all states.

Moving Van Discount

Enjoy a stress-free and affordable experience with Union Plus discounts on full-service moving vans through the leading national moving brands, Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines.

Truck Rental by Budget

Make your do-it-yourself move cost even less with a discount at one of the nation's largest truck rental facilities. Union families save 20% off normal Budget truck & van rental rates for a local or one-way move, with advance reservations.

Real Estate Program

Save hundreds, even thousands of dollars, on your next home sale or purchase. Earn $50 cash back after closing for every $10,000 in home sale or purchase price when you work with highly qualified, pre-screened, SIRVA-approved real estate agents.

Save My Home Hotline

A dedicated Save My Home Hotline staffed by HUD-trained counselors is available free to all AFT members to discuss mortgage issues. The service is provided through the nonprofit Money Management International, which is accredited to provide counseling for union members facing foreclosure.

Home Security

Protecting your family has never been easier or more budget-friendly. SimpliSafe is an industry leader known for its competitive pricing, no long-term contracts and easy-to-set-up, state-of-the-art systems. Plans start at only 50 cents a day, and AFT members also have access to other special-value offers from SimpliSafe.


Assistance in Time of Job Interruption

In tough times, a variety of AFT + Member Benefits programs, through Union Plus, offer tools to help stretch your household budget and in some cases, offer direct financial aid.

Car Rental

AFT members and their families save up to 25 percent with car rental discounts.


Southwest Airlines

AFT members can receive discounts on flights through our SWABIZ® account. SWA is offering an 8% discount off Business Select® fares, 6% discount off Anytime fares and a 3% discount off select Wanna Get Away® fares for travel, along with other benefits. (For members only; login required.)


Vacation Tours

Take the vacation of your dreams. Save on travel destinations around the world when you experience guided travel with Collette Vacations using your AFT discount.


Theme Parks

Members can receive great discounts on water and theme park admissions, including Disney, Universal Studios, Six Flags Sea World and many more.


Hotel Discounts

As an AFT member, you can choose from two options for hotel discounts—Hilton and Wyndham properties. You will save up to 20% off the 'best available rate' at over 9,000 participating Wyndham hotels worldwide; and 12% chain-wide discount at all global Hilton hotels.


Wyndham Tours & Extra Holidays

Looking for a vacation destination? Extra Holidays has 20% off the ‘best available rate’ at over 200 condo resorts including Club Wyndham, Worldmark by Wyndham, Shell Vacations Club, Margaritaville Vacation Club and more. Call 800-428-1932 and use promo code 8000000297 or make your reservations online.


Google Educator certification

Receive discounts on Level 1 (60%) and Level 2 (75%) Google Educator certificates. Available to AFT members only (requires registration) through July 2020.


Free college

The Union Plus Free College Benefit can help you (and your family members) afford a college education without piling on thousands of dollars in student debt.


Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

This program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 10 one-time $1,000 grants to AFT members.


Union Plus scholarships

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.3 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.


Student debt clinics

As a union, AFT is fighting to make college affordable and student debt manageable. However, 44 million people in the United States are saddled with student loan debt. We offer ways to help our members and affiliates.


AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

This program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 10 one-time $1,000 grants to AFT members. Grants can be used for continuing education and also for implementing programs or introducing tools in the classroom, workplace and/or community. For more information about the Porter Scholars Program see the links below. Contact sends e-mail) if you have additional questions.

Union Plus Scholarship Program

Sponsored by the Union Plus Education Foundation. The program is open to members, spouses and dependent children of unions participating in any of the Union Plus programs. See the Union Plus Scholarship Program website(link is external) for more information.


Identity Theft Protection

Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in America. All members, including retirees, can obtain an ID Threat Score as well as assistance in the event you are a victim of identity theft.


Credit and Budget Counseling

Free consumer credit counseling, budget advice and discounted debt-management services are available 24 hours a day to help members with confidential financial guidance.


Credit Card

The AFT+ Card Program offers several card choices designed to meet the needs of AFT members and their families. The AFT+ Credit Card Program is issued by Capital One.


Legal Services

AFT + legal services makes it easy for members and their families to get the legal help they need to avoid and solve legal problems—and usually for free! One toll-free call or visit to the Web puts you in touch with a nationwide network law offices that offer free 30-minute consultations and discounted services.
New York State United Teachers members have a legal services program through NYSUT Member Benefits Trust. NYSUT members can call 800-626-8101 for more information.


Assistance in time of job interruption

In tough times, a variety of AFT + Member Benefits programs, through Union Plus, offer tools to help stretch your household budget and in some cases, offer direct financial aid.



Save time and money. Enjoy delicious, healthy dinners made at home with grocery store savings baked in! Customize your menu for prep time, budget, health concerns, allergies, family tastes, and much more. AFT members and their families receive a 40 percent discount.


Health Discount Savings

The Union Plus Health Discount Savings gives participating members and their families significant discounts on dental and eye care from participating program providers.


Dell Computers

Do you need a new computer? Do your kids need their own laptop for classwork? AFT members get 10 percent off Dell’s consumer line of Dell branded computers, laptops and monitors. Enter the AFT members-only portal and click to get your 10 percent discount coupon when shopping. Price match guarantee, free shipping and a dedicated customer service team.


Office Depot/Office Max

Discounts for AFT members only (requires registration) up to 55% off core office and school supplies as well as services such as printing, tech services, and more.



Only for AFT members—shop online for Dansko shoes and receive 20 percent off. Dansko makes shoes that are simply good for your feet—all day, every day.


Powell's Online Bookstore

Order books from Powell’s, the highly acclaimed online bookstore and the largest unionized bookstore in the country.


AT&T Wireless Discount

Save 15 percent on the monthly service charge of qualified AT&T wireless plans through the Union Plus Wireless Discount Program with AT&T, the only national unionized wireless company.



Enjoy new and renewed subscriptions to popular titles The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, Discover, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated and many more!


Auto Buying

This service allows you to receive pre-negotiated, best-market pricing on new cars and trucks without having to negotiate with the dealer. The union program also features a $100 rebate for new union-assembled vehicles and a $200 rebate on union-assembled “green” vehicles.


Teleflora Flowers

Save 20% on flowers, gifts, and plants through Teleflora, and have them hand-delivered anywhere in the world. Same-day hand delivery by local florists (if ordered before noon in recipient's time zone).


Accidental Death & Dismemberment

AFT has arranged for all active, working members in good standing to have a $5,000 accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance policy from Federal Insurance Company, a member insurer of the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, effective Jan. 1, 2021. The AD&D benefit is included in your AFT local union membership, so you’re already covered.


Trauma Counseling Programs and Services

A new, free, AFT-paid trauma counseling benefit offers immediate and confidential therapy by phone, video and text to help you move forward from covered personal and workplace traumas. Enhanced, paid coverage at a discount is also available. For AFT members only.


No-Cost Term Life for New Members

New AFT members who are actively employed are entitled to $5,000 of term life insurance coverage with MetLife for one year at absolutely no cost. New members must complete, sign and return an application to be eligible.


Auto & Home Insurance

Buying a car and a home are likely the two biggest purchases you will make in a lifetime. Because it is important to protect these valuable assets, the AFT has joined with MetLife Auto & Home to provide access to special group discounts on auto and home insurance.


Term Life

Voluntary term life insurance is designed to provide financial protection for your loved ones in the event of a premature death.


Senior Term Life

AFT members and their spouses or domestic partners (ages 55-74) can get economical Senior Term Life insurance to help pay final expenses and ensure peace of mind.


Disability Income

This is a voluntary insurance program with MetLife that will provide nontaxable replacement income if you are unable to work due to an accident or extended sickness.


Pet Insurance

Union Plus has chosen Pets Best, a leading U.S. provider, to offer pet insurance plans to their members. Pet insurance reimburses you on your veterinary bills when your dog or cat gets sick or injured, giving you peace of mind as a pet parent.

View all of AFT's benefits here.