Read details about the AFL-CIO Convention held September 13-17, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read about the election of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and Executive Secretary-Treasurer Arlene Holt Baker, as well as the re-election of OPEIU President Michael Goodwin and Secretary-Treasurer Nancy Wohlforth to the AFL-CIO Executive Council.
Also, read excerpts from President Barack Obama’s address to the Convention, and learn about key resolutions passed by the delegates that will affect OPEIU podiatrists and helicopter pilots.
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The Office and Professional Employees International Union was chartered in 1945 and, with more than 100,000 members, we’re one of the larger unions of the AFL-CIO. OPEIU has locals throughout the United States and Canada.