American Income Life is an international company protecting working families in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and through our wholly-owned subsidiary, National Income Life Insurance Company in New York.
American Income has served working class families since 1951 with life, accident, and supplemental health products to help protect members of labor unions, credit unions, associations and their families.AIL representatives develop longterm relationships with clients and meet them where they are most comfortable ... their home.
American Income Life was founded with $25,000 of borrowed capital and has grown into a leading provider of supplemental life insurance to working class families.
You can visit our timeline to learn more about the history of American Income Life.
When we say AIL supports working families, we mean it. American Income Life advocates for key issues and campaigns, and invests in a public agenda reflecting core values important to all working people.
We contribute to various organizations that research, analyze, and propose solutions on fair trade, good jobs, environmental sustainability, and electing fair-minded candidates.
An insurer's ability to pay claims should be a factor when considering an insurance company. American Income Life has consistently earned high Financial Strength ratings.
American Income Life, along with our New York subsidiary National Income Life, has combined assets of $4.2 billion with more than $59 billion of life insurance in force in 2017 (as of 3/18).
Count of Life claims paid by AIL in 2017:
As other companies downsize, American Income Life continues to experience growth. AIL's efforts are focused on creating more union jobs. We proudly proclaim our status as a 100% union label Company. From the representatives in the field who write an application, to the administrative staff in the Corporate Office, all the way up to the CEO, everything is done under the union label.
Also, with increased commissions, production bonuses, and lifetime vesting, AIL’s field force has seen phenomenal growth in long term net worth and a secure financial future. For more information on opportunities with American Income Life, please visit our Careers page.
American Income Life doesn’t just insure our policyholders. We also support causes that are important to our policyholders. Giving is at the heart of American Income Life Insurance Company. Giving back to our communities is vital to the success of our Company. In fact, giving permeates every facet of American Income Life and its subsidiaries. It’s this charity that has awarded us the trust and loyalty of our policyholders and the respect of the community.
From its inception, Bernard Rapoport founded American Income Life Insurance Company on the bedrock of supporting Labor. Like you, we deal with bread-and-butter issues. American Income Life has a long history and rich tradition of partnering with the labor community through national and local leaders, advocating for key issues and campaigns, and investing in a public policy agenda that reflects the core values of importance to all working people.
"I remain convinced that the American free enterprise system needs the labor movement to guarantee democracy on the job and fairness to workers. I am proud of the labor movement, and I am proud of my relationship with it. It's great to do well by doing good."
American Income Life is working with the country's most prominent labor organizations, leaders, and activists. This includes working with the leaders and membership of over 45 international unions.
American Income Life is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK), an S&P 500 Company that markets life and supplemental health insurance for middle-income families through its affiliate companies.
"Since our founding, AFV and I, personally, had a good friend named Bernard Rapoport. 'B' founded American Income Life Insurance Company in 1951 with a mission to help labor unions and their members by providing low-cost insurance policies."Mike Lux, Founder
"I have an ingrained empathy for the labor movement that has been shaped by a lifetime of experience."Bernard Rapoport, Founder
"Your contribution was received by us as continued evidence that mutual commitment to achieve justice and equality for all, works best when we work together."Clayola Brown, President
"It's great to do well by doing good."Bernard Rapoport, Founder
"I want to thank you for your help with funding for the Alliance for Retired Americans' political program this year [...] It is a critical election for us, and you know how key the senior vote will be."Ed Coyle, Executive Director