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Employers Can Buy Retirement Security for $2.64 an Hour

Many Americans can’t afford to save for their future and will be doomed to poverty.

  • 16 April 2019
Nearly one-third of households aged 55 and older have no retirement savings and no pension. OPEIU believes that those who have worked their entire lives deserve better than retiring into poverty.

No Vote on NAFTA Until It Protects Working People

  • 16 April 2019
No Vote on NAFTA Until It Protects Working People
When NAFTA was ratified in 1993, working people paid the price as corporations outsourced good-paying jobs to low-wage countries. Now, as the trade deal is being renegotiated, we cannot allow corporations and billionaires to dictate priorities again. Call your representative NOW at 1-855-856-7545 and tell them to protect the interests of working people by demanding protection from outsourcing, solid enforcement mechanisms,  and benefits for working families – not just billionaires – on both sides of the border.

Thinking about a spring road trip?

  • 16 April 2019
Don’t leave town without your car rental savings! Union members save up to 25% on car rental rates with the Union Plus Car Rental Program.

Learn more: https://unionplus.deals/c194d

Unions Helping Nebraska's Working Families!

  • 21 March 2019
Area local unions are accepting donations to help Nebraskans in their flooding clean-up efforts! Please take cleaning supply donations to the following drop off locations from March 20th through April 19th

DONATION SITES:

Omaha Federation of Labor • 6001 Grover St., Ste 2 │ Omaha: 9am – 5pm Monday ― Friday (use north side of bldg., west door and go to the 2nd floor)

Lincoln Central Labor Union • 4625 Y St. │ Lincoln: Mondays 9am – 5pm and Saturdays 8am – Noon

Central Nebraska Central Labor Union • IBEW 1597 Hall • 3302 W. Capital Ave. │ Grand Island: Monday – Friday 5pm to 7pm. (beginning March 25)

Midwest Nebraska Central Labor Council │ North Platte: Contact Scott Salisbury • 308.636.8422

Send Your Child to Camp this Summer

Apply now for the OPEIU 2019 Romeo Corbeil/Gilles Beauregard Scholarship Fund Summer Camp

  • 12 March 2019
Send Your Child to Camp this Summer

OPEIU will award twenty scholarships for children, between the ages of 13 and 16, of OPEIU members or associate members.

The one-week summer camp will be held July 14-19 at the University of Missouri Campus in Columbia, Mo., and will teach children about the labor movement, while providing fun summer activities such as camping, boating and swimming.

Applications are due April 30 and winners will be selected and notified by email by May 31.

All rules and regulations, as well as applications for OPEIU scholarships can be obtained from the OPEIU website at www.opeiu.org. Click on Member Resources/OPEIU Membership Benefits link.

Don't miss out!
Apply today.

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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.

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