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Nicole Korkolis Joins OPEIU

  • 27 October 2009
  • Author: opeiu international

New York, NY – Nicole Korkolis has been named the new director of communication, education and research for the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, CLC.

Charles Wowkanech to be Honored by American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark

  • 26 October 2009
  • Author: Administrator Account

Haledon, New Jersey – The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark today announced that New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech will be honored at its 27th Annual Sol Stetin Awards Gala on November 19, 2009.

Allen Byron Named OPEIU Vice President

The OPEIU Executive Board has named Allen Byron to serve as Vice President for Region II on the Executive Board. Byron is Secretary-Treasurer/Business Manager of OPEIU Local 32 in Union, New Jersey. “Allen has been a dedicated union leader for many years, and his life’s mission has been to better the lives of working families in New Jersey,” said OPEIU President Michael Goodwin. “His experience working at Local 32, defending members and negotiating higher pay and benefits, makes him the perfect person to represent the members of Region II.”

OPEIU Demonstrations Met with Police Violence

OPEIU, SEIU and IBEW members gather outside Fortalaza, the governors's office in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico to protest the layoff of 17,000 government employees.

Click here to see the video.

AFL-CIO Convention Elects New President, Passes Key OPEIU Resolutions

Read details about the AFL-CIO Convention held September 13-17, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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