The Affiliated Workers Association is dedicated to empowering its members with benefits and resources designed to help you in your daily life. Our membership represents more than 25,000 other small business owners, contractors and self-employed professionals from every industry across the nation. This membership has discounts and benefits that have been researched and selected to help you save money, save time and enjoy life.

Member News

2014/2015 Scholarship Program

AWA will be awarding two $2,500 scholarships for the 2014/2015 academic year. We are now accepting applications. Click here to learn how to apply.

March e-Newsletter

AWA is excited about 2014. Learn tips on how to achieve your goals in 2014. Read the March Newsletter to learn more.

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2013 AWA Annual Member Meeting

Our annual member meeting took place on December 6th. In case you missed the meeting, here are some highlights about what the Board of Directors discussed.

Member Website (MVP): Our secure member website was enhanced to make it more user friendly and to include a feature that allows members to purchase supplemental health insurance plans through a virtual shopping cart.

Member Survey: AWA recently conducted a member survey to determine members' interest in purchasing additional insurance through MVP, as well as ways to enhance the website.

Strategic Partnership: AWA entered into a strategic partnership with Small Business Majority. Now members have a voice on issue that may impact their small business and access to information on health care reform, clean energy and immigration.

Scholarship Program: The 2013 scholarship program was a success. Two $1,000 scholarships were awarded to dependents of members.

Benefit Spotlight

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AWA Member Poll

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Small Business Trends

The AWA is proud to announce a strategic partnership with a national advocacy organization, Small Business Majority, a nonpartisan advocacy organization founded and run by small business owners, focusing on the biggest problems facing small firms today. Neil Peterson, AWA President said "We look forward to providing information to our members through emails, webinars and newsletters about the issue that affect their small business interests, including health care, immigration and clean energy." Look for more information on this partnership in our next e-newsletter.

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