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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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December 2017 15 December 2017

December 2017

At the end of 2016, this newsletter warned that workers might find 2017 to be a "very hard road" and it certainly has proven to be a challenging ride. Now, just at the end of this year, we are faced with two huge detours for 2018: the potential for disastrous changes in the tax code and the end of net neutrality. But what does that mean and what can we do about it now? 
November 2017 30 November 2017

November 2017

We're stepping back from the profiles of our bargaining units to talk about something that has been much in the news lately: sexual harassment in the workplace. Not a fun topic, but a fact of life, and an issue that the Union can help with.
October 2017 16 October 2017

October 2017

Energy, brought to you by Labor

Heading into fall, our profile this month is on the members of MG&E, one of the energy companies serving greater Madison. You'll find out some of the history as well as a list of those serving the union as stewards and others.