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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.

Latest News
May 2016 Newsletter 14 May 2016

May 2016 Newsletter

We're getting the newsletter out a bit early this month so that you can take advantage of a number of offers before their deadlines!

Fun for the whole family: from fishing to scholarships to the Quarterly Membership Meeting, there are plenty of events to keep in mind as the spring warms up.

April 2016 Newsletter 14 May 2016

April 2016 Newsletter

The beginning of April saw a number of important events. Some issues found resolutions, such as the contract negotiations with CMFG and the Supreme Court race. And one notable issue became less clear, with an important court ruling on Wisconsin's so-called "right to work" law.
12 May 2016

West Virginia AFL-CIO Brings Lawsuit to Challenge Right-To-Work Legislation

The West Virginia AFL-CIO, led by President Kenneth Perdue (SMWIA), is filing a lawsuit challenging the state’s new right-to-work law. President Perdue says there are significant flaws with the bill that “are clear indications of sloppy and hasty legislating, which has become a hallmark of the current Republican legislative leadership.” 

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