Back to School and It Feels So Good

It’s that time of the year again. The kids (or you) are going back to school and you need to stock up for the year ahead. Luckily, being a union member means you get great savings on the essentials you need.    

Upgrade Your Tech   

Save on a New Dell Computer

You can save up to 30% on a new Dell computer. With a discount like that, the whole family will be happy. Upgrade with Dell.  

Or Splurge on a New Apple Laptop or Desktop  

Eyeing that Apple computer but don’t want to spend too much? Check out our Apple discount so you can get the tech you need at the right price. Upgrade with Apple.

Get Discounts on Computers, Electronics, Tablets, and More  

The Purchasing Power program allows members to buy brand-name electronics more through payroll allotment. That means there's no upfront cash or credit check required and you'll have 12 months to pay it off. Plus, as an AFGE member you'll pay 10% less what other federal employees would. Use AFGE's most popular benefit. 

Health Screenings for the Whole Family   

Seeing the board in class is an important part of learning this school year. You’ll save on eye exams, glasses, contacts, and progressive lenses. Save on vision health care.   

Don’t miss a thing in school with a hearing exam. Save on hearing health care.   

Oral health care is a critical part of your overall health. Get ahead of your family’s healthcare needs with a checkup at the dentist. Save on oral health care.      

AFGE Scholarship Programs  

Honoring AFGE’s former national president, The John N. Sturdivant Scholarship (JNS) program offers 25, $2,000 scholarships each year to AFGE members and their families. Apply for the JNS scholarship.    

Hit the Books offers AFGE members discounts on thousands of eTextbooks. Members can also take advantage of their electronic notetaking benefits and buyback programs. Save on school books.    

College Prep Discount  

From 1-on-1 tutoring to practice tests, this all-inclusive benefit has everything you need to find and get into the best colleges. Save on college prep.   

Recent AFGE News:

Our Recent Win on Gender Pay Equality at the VA

October 22, 2018

For the last four years, the union representing workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has been fighting for their female physicians to receive equal pay as their male counterparts. And this week, the union filed an appeal with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to overturn prior case law and offer fair compensation for those female physicians under the Equal Pay Act.

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5 Stories that Matter

October 22, 2018

The President demands 5 percent spending cuts from every agency, Federal retirement claims are up, the White House tries to replace Interior Department IG, and more.

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