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OPEIU Workers In Massachusetts Win $30M In Back Wages From Trial Court

By Doug Cunningham - Workers Independent News

Union workers have won $30 million in back pay from the Massachusetts Trial Court system. It’s the largest settlement of its type in state history. The Office and Professional Employees International union won the arbitration decision because the Trial Court violated the union contract, failing to pay raises. The arbitrator also decided the Trial Court has to come up with $17 million more to pay...

There's Still Time to Fill Out Your Census!

Listen to what International President Michael Goodwin has to say about the Census and why it's so important to fill it out and send it back.  Click Here to view the video

AMLU Affiliates with OPEIU

  • 22 February 2010
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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New York, NY – The union representing professional minor league baseball umpires has voted overwhelmingly to affiliate with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO.

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HNA Goes Public with OPEIU, AFL-CIO Affiliation

  • 15 February 2010
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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The Hawai'i Nurses' Association (HNA) announced its affiliation with the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO today. "Our affiliation with OPEIU is a landmark decision for us and signals our intention to take our place in organized labor," said HNA President Joan Craft, RN.

Contribute to Haiti Relief Effort!

  • 26 January 2010
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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OPEIU members can contribute to the Haitian relief effort through Union Plus.  Union Plus will match individual donations made to the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center’s Earthquake Relief for Haitian Workers fund dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000 total.  This means a $10 donation becomes $20, $25 becomes $50 and so on.

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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. 

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