The bipartisan HEROES Act has been sitting on Mitch McConnell's desk for six months.
Tell your senators today that the American people need a floor vote on that important life-saving legislation: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/heroes-act
A new degree in health services is now available through your OPEIU Free College Benefit. This degree is available for the spring classes beginning Jan 11, 2021. With the online health services program at Eastern Gateway Community College, students will establish the fundamentals they need to work in nursing and other allied health programs.
Also, there are new FREE bachelor's degree completion options in interdisciplinary studies / humanities, business administration, early childhood education, education / intervention and criminal justice.
Interdisciplinary studies is a flexible degree that allows students to build on their interest in more than one discipline, while providing workable options to meet your education and professional goals. These degrees are available for the spring classes beginning Jan 19, 2021.
Joe Biden’s election victory is a victory for working families throughout this country, bringing with it a renewed sense of optimism that they will once again have their voices heard in the Oval Office. As we celebrate this victory today, we know there is much work to be done and look forward to working with the Biden administration to reestablish and further the interests of all working Americans.
Earlier this year, a survey of OPEIU members -- the first-ever of its kind in our union’s history -- showed a strong majority in support of making Biden the forty-sixth president of the United States. OPEIU members throughout the country worked tirelessly in the months leading up to the election to help get out the vote for Biden and his vice-presidential running mate, Kamala Harris.
New York, N.Y. (Nov. 4, 2020) – As we collectively move into a period of electoral uncertainty, OPEIU reaffirms its commitment to mobilizing its members to safeguard our democratic institutions from anti-worker attacks by President Trump and his allies.
For more than a year, Trump has been setting the stage to contest the outcome of the election. His team will do all they can in the courts and on the ground to throw out votes, attack ballot counters and intimidate those who wish to see the election decided by the voters -- not by the president.
Our union will join the effort to monitor the situation in key states, particularly those with governors with a demonstrated track record of voter suppression and strong-arming, and do all we can to ensure all votes are counted and that those votes determine the winner.
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Office and Professional Employees International Union was chartered in 1945 and with more than 104,000 members (representing 110,000 employees) strong, we’re one of the larger unions of the AFL-CIO. OPEIU has locals in every state, Puerto Rico and Canada.