Union announces $500 UET benefit increase!

Posted Jun. 5, 2019 by

The Union Education Trust (UET) is excited to announce a generous increase in the union-negotiated Career Improvement Program (CIP) benefit to $4,000 per fiscal year. This is a $500 annual increase for eligible State of Ohio bargaining unit employees. This career improvement fund increase is effective July 1, 2019.

What does the increase mean for OCSEA union members? Now you have $500 more ($4,000 total) EVERY year to attend colleges, universities, vocational and trade schools, specialty education programs, and adult career centers to help improve your job skills, advance your career and enhance your employment security.

Click HERE to learn more about the union-negotiated UET Career Improvement Program offering and to apply for your benefit. If you have questions about how you can take advantage of this increase, contact the UET Customer Service Center at 866-436-7900 or email:

We encourage you to forward this email and share the good news with eligible bargaining unit employees in your state agency and union chapter. Download the flier about the increase to spread the word and have a conversation about the benefits of being union!