UMass Boston


Benefits Available to All CSU Members

LifeWorks (FREE Employee Assistance Program)

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Phone: 1.888.267.8126

Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA)

20 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
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National Education Association (NEA)

1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-3290
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This is confidential. LifeWorks only reports the number of users to UMass—not any names, etc.
The LifeWorks website has many FREE booklets, CDs, MP3 downloads, .pdfs, etc. on finance, health, caring for children/elderly, work issues, relationship issues, etc. Hard copy orders are mailed to you free (no shipping charges) to your home or work address.
All employees are eligible for three free counseling sessions with a psychologist through LifeWorks.

Massachusetts Teachers Association

Benefits Website 

Here are just some of the benefits available to you as a union member:

  • Home heating oil program: 15 to 20 cents off a gallon
  • Auto and home/renter’s insurance
  • Car rentals
  • Credit cards
  • Dental plans (to supplement what we have)
  • Free admission to most Boston area museums, attractions, and historic homes, such as the NE Aquarium, Peabody Essex Museum, Witch Dungeon Museum, Zoo New England, etc.
  • Retail discounts: Target, AMC Theatres, Brookline Booksmith, Petco, Dress Barn, BJ's Wholesale Club, Sports Authority, GNC, and many more.
  • Entertainment discounts: American Repertory Theater, Boston Ballet, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood, TD Garden and many more.
  • Mortgages/refinancing
  • Theme park discounts: Hersheypark, Water Country (Portsmouth, NH), Funtown Splashtown USA (Saco, ME), Canobie Lake Park (Salem, NH), York’s Wild Kingdom (Maine) and more.
  • Travel, hotel and vacation discounts
  • Wireless service: 15% discount with T-Mobile

National Education Association (NEA)

Benefits Website

(Your family members are ALSO eligible for these discounts! You must register on the site—your membership is verified by your mailing address that NEA has. Registration is very easy!)


  • Restaurant coupons: Pay $5 for a $25 voucher!
  • NEA electric and national gas discounts
  • 30% OFF Whirlpool appliances
  • Free magazine subscriptions (and discounts)
  • Car rental: Hertz, Enterprise, National, and Alamo Rent A Car
  • Travel discounts at Red Roof Inn
  • Heating oil discounts
  • Shopping discounts: Best Buy, Hewlett Packard, Macy's, Target
  • Hearing aids and three years of free batteries
  • Auto Purchase Advantage (members save an average of $4,300.00)
  • Costco membership discount
  • AT&T wireless: 15% discount
  • And MORE DISCOUNTS on the website!


  • Homeowners insurance
  • Dental and vision coverage (to supplement our current benefits)
  • Hospital Care Insurance Plan

Credit Cards:  American Express, Visa, Credit Card SM


  • Smart Option Student Loan by Sallie Mae
  • Mortgages, home equity loans, and lines of credit


  • NEA Retirement Planning Center
  • NEA Value Builder Program


Classified Staff Union

100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125-3393