ST. PAUL, Minn. – The $635 million Affinity Plus FCU here is temporarily revising some of its business practices to assist any of its members who are part of a strike affecting state workers. About 30-40% of the CU’s 98,000 members are state workers, many who are part of the current work stoppage involving two unions vs. the state. “We have developed flexible guidelines to minimize the impact of a work stoppage on the financial health of our state employee members. It is only right that we recognize the important role they play in our success by minimizing financial pressures during the strike,” said Kyle Markland, President/CEO of Affinity Plus. The CU will do such things as offer temporary credit extensions and credit card limit increases; loan payment extensions; suspend credit bureau reporting during the work stoppage; and others.

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