Member Benefits

In addition to the benefits in our union contracts, Local 888 members are also eligible for the benefits listed below:

Colonial’s Voluntary Benefit Offerings for City of Boston members

Posted April 9, 2014

SEIU Local 888 City of Boston members are eligible for an enhanced Voluntary Benefit Program with Colonial Life. Receive a FREE WellCard Savings card when meeting with a Colonial Benefit Counselor.  This card provides discounts on prescriptions, doctor office visits, vision and hearing products and services, lab work, MRI, X-rays, and vitamins; and can be used for your entire family!  Features of Colonial Life Benefits:

— Coverage is available for your spouse and children with most products.
— Benefits are paid directly to you, unless you specify otherwise.
— With most plans, you can continue coverage when you retire or change jobs, with no increase in premiums.
— With most plans you receive benefits regardless of any other insurance you may have with other insurance companies.

Click here for a one page summary of Colonial Life benefits.
Click here to download Colonial Life’s 20 page benefit book.


AFLAC is Supplemental insurance that pays cash directly to the insured in case of an accident or illness. Now members have access to AFLAC Personal Short Term Disability coverage which can only be purchased thru a group. AFLAC also has additional life insurance, accident, cancer and hospital plans at payroll rates.

AFLAC has created an account for the membership so that any active member of SEIU Local 888 can now enroll using their individual checking, savings, or credit card and still receive the payroll rate.

Rhonda Dresner is our agent she has spent the past nine years working with AFLAC, you may reach her at:  781 935 4847 or at

Union Plus Benefits

As a member or retiree of SEIU, you have access to a variety of services and discounts through SEIU, your local union, and SEIU-Union Plus. These benefits supplement what you may receive through your union-negotiated contract. You can save on life insurance, health services, mortgages, legal services, and more.   Continue reading

SEIU Benefits

In addition to these benefits Local 888 members are eligible to more benefits from SEIU International.


SEIU Health & Safety

Our union’s commitment to workers and their families extends to their health and safety on and off the job.  SEIU has online collection fact sheets, booklets and resources members can access.

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