The OPEIU Executive Board has named Joseph Marutiak to serve as Vice President for Region VII on the Executive Board. Marutiak is the Senior Service Representative for OPEIU Local Union 459 in Lansing, Michigan. He replaces the retiring Vice President Cindy Jeffries, who has been appointed to serve as Commissioner of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). Jeffries is one of four OPEIU members serving as an FMCS commissioner.
OPEIU President Michael Goodwin says his union is offering associate membership that provides access to health care, discounted prescriptions, towing services and other benefits for as little as $52 a year.
OPEIU President Michael Goodwin says his union is offering access to health care, discounted prescriptions, towing services and other benefits for just $52 a year.
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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.