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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 are a fighting, democratic union in Wisconsin and Illinois. We represent office/professional workers in credit union services, non-profits, tech, public services, utilities, universities, insurance, and much more. If you are looking to organize your workplace, organize with us!

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Sept 2019 11 October 2019

Sept 2019

A landmark bill in California is making it easier for workers to get benefits and protections due employees instead of being misclasified as "contractors." We'll discuss this bill, its impact, and its ramifications closer to home. Also, do you know when the NEXT membership meeting is? It's quite simple to figure out.
June 2019 24 June 2019

June 2019

It isn't a secret that being part of a Union raises wages. Workers uniting in their bargaining will always bring about a better contract, including wages, than any individual bargaining alone or working without any contract at all. If Unions didn't capture for their members a bigger part of the company pie, companies wouldn't work so hard to keep unions out!
April 2019 22 April 2019

April 2019

This month we repost an article that appeared in the Wisconsin Rapids City Times about the worker actions for our members fighting for a good contract at Aspirus and we discuss where the leading Democratic candidates for President stand on labor issues. There's a reminder about nominations for delegates to the convention in Las Vegas, and finally, there's a job opening at the Union offices.