Local Government Member Benefits

The following union benefits are available to all OCSEA members that fall under a local government (city or county) union contract.

Education

Free College OCSEAEducation.org
Ready to go back to school? OCSEA members and their families can get their online associate degree at no out-of-pocket costs in a variety of focus areas through Eastern Gateway Community College. This union benefit is absolutely FREE and is open to all active, dues-paying members, their spouses, children and grandchildren.

Scholarships ocsea.org/lesbest
OCSEA members and their families are eligible for several college scholarships, including the OCSEA Les Best Scholarship with a total of $12,000 awarded each academic year.

Tuition Discounts Sign in required
OCSEA members and their immediate family are eligible for tuition discounts at select online universities through the OCSEA Extras member-only discount program.

Discounts

OCSEA Extras Sign in required
OCSEA Extras are exclusive consumer discounts for members and their families. Sign in with your member-only MyOCSEA account to see what's new.

Family Fun Discounts Sign in required
Every summer, get member-only discounts to Ohio theme parks, water parks, zoos and so much more.

AFSCME Advantage afscme.org/advantage
Being an AFSCME member doesn’t only get you an advantage at the bargaining table – it also gets you access to discounts and benefits that can help make life a little easier.

Union Plus unionplus.org
Union Plus is a non-profit consumer benefits organization created and endorsed by the AFL-CIO. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for union members and their families by providing valuable benefits and services.

Health Care

Learn about the union-negotiated health care plans offered to local government employees under their individually-bargained city or county union contract agreements.

Retirement

Take a look at retirement and deferred compensation options for Ohio's public employees.