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New OPEIU Membership Benefit Available Now: The OPEIU Low-Cost Degree Program

New OPEIU Membership Benefit Available Now: The OPEIU Low-Cost Degree Program

 

OPEIU is pleased to announce the introduction of a new membership benefit, the OPEIU Low-Cost Degree Program.

OPEIU members and their families can now get their bachelor’s degree for much less through the new OPEIU Low-Cost Degree Program. OPEIU has partnered with Central State University, a public college near Dayton, Ohio, to bring members and their families an online bachelor’s degree in business administration or teacher education (Pre-K to 5th grade) for no more than $4,500 out-of-pocket per year for a full-time student, often significantly less. These costs include all tuition, fees and e-textbooks.

OPEIU Family Member Awarded 2019 Union Plus Scholarship

Winner Honored for Achievement and Union Values

OPEIU Family Member Awarded 2019 Union Plus Scholarship

Washington, D.C. – Union Plus recently awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 108 students representing 34 unions, including one winner representing the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU). This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 31 states plus the District of Columbia. The OPEIU winner is:

  • Zachary Rambo of Ovid, Michigan. Rambo, whose mother, Dianna Rambo, is a member of OPEIU Local 459, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Union Plus Auto Buying Service

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Shop the Union Plus Online Store

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Now through December 31, 2019 — enjoy a 20% discount. Not valid with other offers.

Use promo code 2019COM at checkout.

Shop Now: https://www.shopunionplus.org

National Run For Office Day

One week ago, voters across the nation cast their ballots and ushered into office more than 300 union members, building more power for working people by adding to the 984 union members elected during last year’s midterm elections. Today, Nov. 12, 2019, is National Run for Office Day. On this day – and all days – OPEIU enthusiastically encourages working people, unionized or not, to build a future worth fighting for by running for office.

(Click here to visit the AFL-CIO’s new website, which tracks the successes of working people on the ballot across the nation.)

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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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