1. YOUR LOCAL UNISERV AND ORGANIZING STAFF
Want reliable information about your job and profession? Answers are just one phone call away. Just call the NDU Hotline, ask your question and you will be referred to someone who can answer that question.
2. PEACE OF MIND
NDU protects you. As soon as you sign your membership form, you have immediate professional liability insurance coverage of $1 million. Don’t be fooled by other liability offers or by state laws that claim to protect you from liability.
3. BEYOND LEGAL ASSISTANCE
NDU’s legal advice goes far beyond just liability insurance and attorneys. Any time you have a question about your employment rights or benefits, simply call the Help Line at 1-800-369-6332. If you need legal assistance, NDEA’s attorney referral program can help.
4. WE TALK TO YOU
Through members-only publications, exclusive electronic updates, a new website and other continuous communications, we talk to you to keep you in the loop on the vital issues affecting North Dakota’s educators and public employees.
5. WE’RE YOUR VOICE
Whether it’s the Governor’s Commission, Teachers Fund for Retirement, the State Employees Compensation Commission, a legislative committee or a coalition, when decisions about educators and public employees are being made, NDU is there representing your views.
6. WE HELP WITH YOUR PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
NDU offers its members training sessions on all aspects of human and civil rights, political action, communications, bargaining, and almost any other area of concern to members.
7. WE WORK FOR YOU
NDU employs seasoned advocates who make sure politicians and other policymakers in Bismarck and Washington, D.C. represent your interests and the interests of your colleagues. We also are in the forefront of almost every education and public employee policy debate in your community, in North Dakota and across the country.
Through association events and conferences, and especially the NDU website, you will be connected to other employees from across the state and nation who are dealing with the same joys and frustrations you are.
9. WE REWARD YOU
In addition to the professional support you deserve, through our association with NEA/AFT Member Benefits Programs, NDU offers members:
10. OUR THANKS FOR BELONGING
As a member, you already know the many advantages of belonging to the state’s largest organization. You know that your dues dollars go to giving you piece of mind and a blanket of professional and personal protection that lets you be the best at what you do –Serving the public every step of the way.
But what you may not know is how much NDU gets from you. Thanks to you, your association is stronger, your voice louder, your profession is elevated and your workplace is better. It’s YOU who makes NDU a success, and for that, we want to say, “Thank you.”