Learn about Training Fund eligibility requirements

Training and Education benefits are offered to SEIU 1199NW members in the Service, Professional and Technical, and RN bargaining units at participating employers. Only members with an FTE are eligible for benefits. Per Diem employees do not qualify.

Benefits vary by length of employment
Once you've passed your probationary period
After one year on the job

You will also become eligible for:

Tuition Assistance

 Additional eligibility requirements include:

No documented written corrective action on file for the past year at the time you apply for benefits. Verification updated annually;

A signed Service Agreement (when enrolling in a formal degree or certificate program). Learn more about the Service Agreement here.

Benefits also vary by bargaining unit

Not sure which bargaining unit you belong to? Look up your union contract and search for your employer and job title.

Review the full Plan Benefit

The Plan Benefit is a comprehensive legal document outlining all eligibility requirements and benefits and services available to members. It is reviewed and updating regularly by the Training Fund Board of Trustees.


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Chiffon Tunkara

Chiffon Tunkara

Surgical Tech, Swedish Edmonds

“With the Training Fund I am able to further my education without putting money up front. They also have tutors who can help you with additional support for those difficult classes if you need. All the support you need can be found with the Multi-Employer Training Fund.”