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Oct 04, 2017, 16:19 ET Three OPEIU Nurse Members Volunteers Join Flight to Puerto Rico to Provide Necessary Skilled Labor in Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Today, three Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) nurse members joined more than 300 working men and women who volunteered...


May 02, 2017, 15:53 ET OPEIU Nurses Take Capitol Hill to Demand Nurse Safe Staffing Legislation

Nurse members of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, from around the country will descend on Capitol Hill...


Oct 04, 2016, 11:48 ET Cynthia Schu Named OPEIU Director of Organizing

 The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, CLC, has named Cynthia Schu as its new director of organizing. "I...


Jun 22, 2016, 11:31 ET OPEIU and Local 153 Endorse Anna Throne-Holst for Congress

The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, and OPEIU Local 153 today announce their endorsement of Anna...


Jun 06, 2016, 14:47 ET Richard Lanigan Elected President and Mary Mahoney Elected Secretary-Treasurer at 27th OPEIU Convention

Delegates to the Office and Professional Employees International Union 27th Convention today elected Richard Lanigan to serve as president for the...


Dec 15, 2015, 12:59 ET Richard Lanigan Named OPEIU President

 The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, CLC, Executive Board named Richard Lanigan to serve as president,...


Oct 28, 2015, 15:26 ET In Historic Ruling, NLRB Says Tucson Taxi Drivers are Employees

In a groundbreaking ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Tucson, Arizona, has determined that more than 200 taxi drivers employed...


Sep 10, 2015, 11:53 ET Strike Against Consolidated Nuclear Security at Pantex Enters 14th Day

Members of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) have entered the fourteenth day of a strike against Consolidated...


May 22, 2014, 15:05 ET Customer Service Representatives and Support Staff Strike Against Associated Third Party Administrators

At 8 a.m. this morning, approximately 160 health and pension plan customer service representatives and support staff went on strike against the...


Apr 30, 2014, 13:43 ET Customer Service Representatives and Support Staff Vote to Authorize Strike Against Associated Third Party Administrators

Approximately 160 health and pension plan customer service representatives and support staff have voted to take strike action against the...


Feb 20, 2014, 10:34 ET Dottie Miller Announces Candidacy for Montgomery County's 53rd State House District

Today Dottie Miller announces her candidacy to represent Montgomery County's 53rd State House District as a Democrat. "I have dedicated a good...


Sep 30, 2013, 12:59 ET FNA/LERC Affiliates with OPEIU

 The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, announces its affiliation of the Florida Nurses Association/Labor...


Sep 05, 2013, 17:25 ET Clinical Social Work/OPEIU Guild 49 Wins Legal Action Against State Employees Health Benefits Plan (Horizon BCBS)

 The New Jersey Society for Clinical Social Work (CSW)/OPEIU Guild 49 has won its legal action against the State Employees Health Benefits Plan...


Aug 26, 2013, 15:49 ET Statement From Steve Rush, President Of The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association International (PHPA), A Council Of OPEIU, Regarding North Sea Tragedy

The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association International (PHPA), a council of the Office and Professional Employees International Union...


Aug 13, 2013, 15:36 ET OPEIU Urges Signing of Large Retailer Accountability Act (LRAA)

 The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO urges Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray to do what's in the best...


May 01, 2013, 21:35 ET Taxi Drivers Win 60-Day Strike at Yellow Checker Star Transportation!

 Taxi drivers represented by the Industrial, Technical and Professional Employees Union (ITPEU)/OPEIU Local 4873 have won their sixty-day...


Mar 22, 2013, 11:16 ET Western New York Union Members Vote Overwhelmingly To Merge With Sister Local Union

 Members of Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 212 yesterday voted overwhelmingly to merge with their sister Local...


Mar 21, 2013, 11:59 ET OPEIU Local 29 Organizes Certified Massage Therapists at Sacramento International Airport

  Local 29 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO announces that certified massage therapists employed...


Jun 28, 2012, 15:22 ET American Guild of Appraisers Invited to Provide Statement for the record of the House Finance Sub-Committee Hearing Entitled "Appraisal Oversight: The Regulatory Impact on Consumers and Businesses"

 The American Guild of Appraisers (AGA), a national organization of real estate appraisers that is an affiliate of the AFL-CIO's Office and...


Jun 14, 2012, 15:58 ET Merck Independent Union Votes Overwhelmingly to Affiliate with Office and Professional Employees International Union

 Merck Independent Union (MIU) in West Point, Pennsylvania has overwhelmingly voted to join the Office and Professional Employees International...


May 31, 2012, 15:07 ET OPEIU Calls for Fellow Unions to Join Strike Against American Red Cross

The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO is calling for all labor organizations with an open contract covering...


May 04, 2012, 15:53 ET OPEIU Nurses Council Elects Officers to Serve Two-Year Terms

The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Nurses Council executive board has elected officers to two-year terms at its...


Apr 11, 2012, 16:38 ET Mary Short Named OPEIU Vice President

The Executive Board of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, CLC has appointed Mary Short to serve as Vice...


Feb 23, 2012, 15:30 ET American Guild of Appraisers Petitions Federal Reserve Board and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Overturn Regulation that Threatens Viability of Professional Appraisal Practice

The American Guild of Appraisers (AGA), a national organization of real estate appraisers that is an affiliate of the AFL-CIO's Office and...


Feb 23, 2012, 13:41 ET Governor Scott Walker Defeated Again as Workers Vote for OPEIU Local 95!

Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 95 last night won elections in two units, Community Care of Central Wisconsin...