Barrowload of Benefits
The CFMEU is proud to bring to you an outstanding range of benefits.
Being a member of the CFMEU, you are a part of the combined strength that is committed to improving and maintaining your work AND family balance. In addition to the superannuation, long service leave and redundancy benefits which the CFMEU has won, there is a list below of other side-benefits that you get from being a member of the Union.
Free Ambulance cover
Incolink redundancy scheme members and your immediate families (spouse / defacto and dependent children under 16 or full time students under 25) are covered for use of an ambulance in an emergency situation. This covers you anywhere in Australia. • Conditions Apply • Limits apply
The CFMEU has negotiated a great deal with Aussie Travel Saver.
Buy an Aussie Travel Saver card a get a 20% discount on the yearly Aussie Travel Saver card, plus you will get in addition a FREE Aussie Travel Saver card for your partner or spouse.
Your Aussie Travel Saver card will give you “Endless Savings” on accommodation, restaurants, theme parks and other attractions Australia wide. Click for details of discounts.
Use your Aussie Travel Saver card as many times as you like, there are thousands of discount providers right across Australia. Click to sign up. Quote CFMEU to save.
Discount New Cars is a unique online car buying service, offering discounted prices on most popular makes and models through a selected group of authorised new car dealers Australia wide.
All CFMEU Members can enjoy exclusive savings on a selected range of new cars, over and beyond those that are available through the general public domain.
Simply visit the Union Specials page at www.discountnewcars.com.au/unions or speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Representatives on our toll free 1800 146 666 to find out more information.
Key Benefits for all CFMEU Members:
- Save thousands on locally manufactured and imported makes and models.
- FREE no obligation enquiry
- Discount New Cars list over 1200 popular New Car models from 36 different manufactures.
- View technical specifications, features & options, as well as up-front drive away pricing.
- Exclusive CFMEU Savings and Specials – beyond what is on offer to the general public.
Free Dental Accident benefits
As part of your Personal Accident Insurance through Incolink, CFMEU members and your immediate families may claim for tooth loss/full capping of teeth, and for partial capping of teeth resulting from accidental damage to previously healthy teeth.
Free Personal Accident insurance
Through Incolink, CFMEU members automatically receive free Personal Accident Insurance. This provides income protection to building workers who suffer injuries outside of working hours or on the journey to and from work. The cover continues for 39 weeks should you become unemployed (provided you are registered with the Incolink Member Services Department, Centrelink or the Union as looking for work).
Other benefits include lump sum payments for a range of conditions, including death, paralysis, loss of limb and broken bones resulting from injury.
Discount general insurance
Together with the CFMEU, Incolink has developed a scheme to offer Union members access to competitive rates for house and contents insurance. The aim is to provide cheaper premiums, better service and faster claims payment. (Link)
Income Protection and Trauma insurance
Through Incolink, CFMEU members can receive benefits through a comprehensive insurance policy for workers experiencing.
personal illness or injury, whether work-related or not. This is in the event of major trauma (death or total or permanent disablement) arising from a workplace (WorkCover) accident.
Employers contribute to the cost of the insurance policy which provides these benefits. A number of conditions and exclusions apply to the cover negotiated with the insurer.
CFMEU members are entitled to a wide range of free and discounted legal services. These services include free assistance and representation from Officers of the CFMEU in industrial and employment disputes as well as in workers compensation claims. The CFMEU can also arrange for members to access other legal services through Slater & Gordon Lawyers who staff a free legal service at the CFMEU from Monday to Thursday. Slater & Gordon offer free Wills to members and also offer free initial advice and discounted rates to members in a number of areas including all personal injury claims and family law. Members with legal queries should contact the CFMEU on (03) 9341 3444.
To find out more about Slater & Gordon's services, visit www.slatergordon.com.au
You can save hundreds of dollars on your purchases through Union Shopper. From new fridges to theme park tickets, contact Union Shopper on 1300 368 117 or www.unionshopper.com.au, and save big bucks.
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