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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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November 2018 12 November 2018

November 2018

"Good Riddance" wrote the Facebook group Labor 411 about soon-to-be-former Governor Scott Walker. Labor 411 bills itself as "Buy Union, Buy American" pro-labor organization and they summed up the feeling of many of us who have been fighting for eight years to try and minimize the damage this most anti-worker and anti-labor of governors in Wisconsin history.
September 2018 19 September 2018

September 2018

CUNA Mutual Group (CMG) has a robust Internship program that, over the years, has led to a large number of new-hires right out of college. One of these was a woman named Idah Karonga. Born in Zimbabwe, Idah was here on a student visa when she became an intern in 2015. When she graduated the next year, she was hired back full-time and became an important part of the Applications Architecture team.
August 2018 29 August 2018

August 2018

Results are in from the August Primary! We now know who will take on Scott Walker for Governor and who is battling to be our Senator. Also below, updates on contracts from around the local, a Call to Action regarding the Supreme Court seat, and great news out of Missouri.