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Dottie Miller Announces Candidacy for Montgomery County’s 53rd State House District

  • 20 February 2014
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(HATFIELD, PA – February 20, 2014) – Today Dottie Miller announces her candidacy to represent Montgomery County’s 53rd State House District as a Democrat.

“I have dedicated a good portion of my professional life to advocating for the members of my union,” Miller said, “and now I am ready to step up and do the same as a public servant.”  Miller has received the endorsement of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO.

FNA/LERC Affiliates with OPEIU

  • 30 September 2013
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FNA/LERC Affiliates with OPEIU

New York, NY (September 30, 2013) -- The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, announces its affiliation of the Florida Nurses Association/Labor & Employment Relations Council, which represents more than 5,000 Registered Nurses and professional health care employees.

Important Information About Changes to OPEIU Membership Benefit Program

  • 24 September 2013
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OPEIU is pleased to report that the OPEIU Towing/Service Calls program is a big hit with members throughout the country, and that the program will continue to be part of OPEIU’s Membership Benefit Program at no additional cost to the member!

Clinical Social Work/OPEIU Guild 49 Wins Legal Action Against State Employees Health Benefits Plan (Horizon BCBS)

  • 6 September 2013
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Court reverses reduction of out-of-network reimbursement rate

WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Society for Clinical Social Work (CSW)/OPEIU Guild 49 has won its legal action against the State Employees Health Benefits Plan (Horizon BCBS) for lowering their rate of reimbursement to out-of-network practitioners in January 2009. 

The NJ State Appellate Division has decided that the lowering reimbursement rates by the SHBP and Horizon was done in violation of N.J.S.A.52:14-17.46.7. 

OPEIU Urges Signing of Large Retailer Accountability Act (LRAA)

Washington, D.C. (August 13, 2013) – The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO urges Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray to do what’s in the best interests of his constituents and immediately sign the Large Retailer Accountability Act (LRAA) – a measure that would establish standards for responsible business practices and ensure workers a living wage and benefits.
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