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Nurses in Michigan Vote For OPEIU Local 459

  • 16 February 2012
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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Lansing, Michigan (February 16, 2012) – In a National Labor Relations Board election held yesterday, Registered Nurses at McLaren Greater Lansing hospital voted for Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) Local 459 by a wide margin. Local 459 was challenged by an independent group, the Ingham Professional Nurses Association (IPNA). The vote was 236 for OPEIU Local 459, 144 for IPNA and 8 no union.

PHPA International Member Captain Jay Slagel Named HAI’s Helicopter Pilot of the Year

  • 16 February 2012
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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Dallas, Texas -- The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association International (PHPA), a council of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), is proud to announce its pilot member, Captain Jay Slagel has been awarded the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Pilot of the Year award. The award was given at HAI’s Heli-Expo 2012, held February 12-14 in Dallas Texas.

Steven Rush Elected President of the Professional Helicopter Pilots Association International (PHPA)

  • 13 February 2012
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association International (PHPA), a council of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, elected Steven Rush to serve as president at its board meeting in Dallas, Texas on February 12, 2012. OPEIU represents approximately 3,000 helicopter pilots throughout the United States and Canada.
 

Local 109 President Dan McDade’s interview on helicopter safety with Workers’ Independent News

  • 11 January 2012
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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EMS Pilots Ratify New Contract

  • 19 December 2011
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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Emergency Medical Service (EMS) helicopter pilots, members of Office and Professional Employees (OPEIU [1]) Local 109 [2] and employed by Air Methods Corporation based in Denver, have ratified a new agreement.  The 1,000 pilots operate in 45 states and transport nearly 100,000 patients a year. AMC is the nation’s largest provider of air medical emergency transport services and systems.

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