Office and Professional Employees International Union was chartered in 1945 and with over 125,000 strong, we’re one of the larger unions of the AFL-CIO. OPEIU has local unions throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and the District of Columbia. You are not alone when you join with OPEIU. Click here to find an OPEIU Local Union where you live.
OPEIU members work in many settings as varied as banking and credit unions, insurance, higher education, shipping, hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics, social services, utilities, transportation, manufacturing, hotels, offices and more.
Professional organizations and guilds affiliated with the OPEIU are a diverse group which includes physicians, optometrists, pharmacists, chiropractors, appraisers, podiatrists, clinical social workers, biofeedback practitioners, acupuncturists, hypnotists and helicopter pilots. Affiliation with the OPEIU has given these groups more legislative clout and greater access to people who need their services.