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Welcome to the Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 39
The Office and Professional Employees International Union are office, technical and professional employees working together to improve our jobs and the lives of our families. OPEIU is the first, and largest, labor union in the United States and Canada dedicated to professional, technical and office workers. Local 39's organization begins with its members. We represent over 3,000 professional, technical and clerical employees in the greater Madison, WI area.

Welcome to Local 39

The Office and Professional Employees International Union are office, technical and professional employees working together to improve our jobs and the lives of our families. OPEIU is the first, and largest, labor union in the United States and Canada dedicated to professional, technical and office workers.

Local 39's organization begins with its members. We represent over 3,000  professional, technical and clerical employees in the greater Madison, WI area.

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February 2017 26 February 2017

February 2017

Our voices are being heard, and you have another chance to have yours count this week. The President's nominee for Labor Secretary withdrew last week and below we take a quick look at the history of the Department of Labor and why that withdrawal is an important win, even as a new nominee has been named.
January 2017 23 January 2017

January 2017

Two events happened in the last week that we want to bring to your attention: Martin Luther King day was last Monday and the Inauguration of President Donald Trump was on Friday. There will be much to say about the presidency of Donald Trump in the coming years. For today, we'll focus on MLK Day, a celebration of someone who was a friend to labor.
December 2016 22 January 2017

December 2016

There are many of us who are not looking back at 2016 with any sort of fondness. From the deaths of favorite musicians and actors, to record high temperatures world wide, to the culmination of a political season that has been just hurtful to so many, 2016 has not been a good year.

What that means is that 2017 needs to be a year where we find common ground as workers and Union members. This isn't time to give up, it is time to get started.
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