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:
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.
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.
Food Service Worker, MultiCare Valley Hospital
“It has been 40 years since I was in a classroom, but all the support I received from the Training Fund and the college admissions office made the idea of going back to school feel much more possible.”