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The Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 32, AFL-CIO, is one of the largest and fastest growing unions in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. We represent 6,000 members in both the public sector and private sector employment. Our members work in a variety of technical, professional, clerical, white collar and blue collar professions. Please click on any one of the links on the left hand side of the page to learn more about OPEIU, Local 32, AFL-CIO.

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Tell your senators: Pass the HEROES Act

Tell your senators: Pass the HEROES Act 16 November 2020

Tell your senators: Pass the HEROES Act

The bipartisan HEROES Act has been sitting on Mitch McConnell's desk for six months.

Tell your senators today that the American people need a floor vote on that important life-saving legislation: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/heroes-act

OPEIU Free College: New Programs Now Available

9 November 2020

OPEIU Free College: New Programs Now Available

A new degree in health services is now available through your OPEIU Free College Benefit. This degree is available for the spring classes beginning Jan 11, 2021. With the online health services program at Eastern Gateway Community College, students will establish the fundamentals they need to work in nursing and other allied health programs.

Also, there are new FREE bachelor's degree completion options in interdisciplinary studies / humanitiesbusiness administrationearly childhood educationeducation / intervention and criminal justice

Interdisciplinary studies is a flexible degree that allows students to build on their interest in more than one discipline, while providing workable options to meet your education and professional goals. These degrees are available for the spring classes beginning Jan 19, 2021.

Biden’s Victory Means Workers Once Again Have a Seat at the Table

7 November 2020

Biden’s Victory Means Workers Once Again Have a Seat at the Table

Joe Biden’s election victory is a victory for working families throughout this country, bringing with it a renewed sense of optimism that they will once again have their voices heard in the Oval Office. As we celebrate this victory today, we know there is much work to be done and look forward to working with the Biden administration to reestablish and further the interests of all working Americans.

Earlier this year, a survey of OPEIU members -- the first-ever of its kind in our union’s history -- showed a strong majority in support of making Biden the forty-sixth president of the United States. OPEIU members throughout the country worked tirelessly in the months leading up to the election to help get out the vote for Biden and his vice-presidential running mate, Kamala Harris.


With Election Results Unknown, All Votes Must be Counted

4 November 2020

With Election Results Unknown, All Votes Must be Counted

New York, N.Y. (Nov. 4, 2020) – As we collectively move into a period of electoral uncertainty, OPEIU reaffirms its commitment to mobilizing its members to safeguard our democratic institutions from anti-worker attacks by President Trump and his allies.

For more than a year, Trump has been setting the stage to contest the outcome of the election. His team will do all they can in the courts and on the ground to throw out votes, attack ballot counters and intimidate those who wish to see the election decided by the voters -- not by the president.

Our union will join the effort to monitor the situation in key states, particularly those with governors with a demonstrated track record of voter suppression and strong-arming, and do all we can to ensure all votes are counted and that those votes determine the winner.

Union Plus Wireless Savings

Union Plus Wireless Savings 2 November 2020

Union Plus Wireless Savings

Holiday shopping just got easier with this limited time offer from AT&T and Union Plus! Learn how union members can get $150 in bill credits when you switch and buy on a qualifying installment plan with an eligible AT&T wireless plan.* Plus, enroll in the AT&T Signature Program and enjoy exclusive savings on wireless.*Ends 11/30/20. 

Read Joe Biden's Plan to Strengthen the U.S. Labor Movement

27 October 2020

Read Joe Biden's Plan to Strengthen the U.S. Labor Movement

Joe Biden is the only serious presidential candidate who will devote time and effort to combating what he accurately calls "the war on organizing." Read his comprehensive plan for labor law reform here: https://joebiden.com/empowerworkers/

Make a Plan to Put a Pro-Worker President in the White House

Make a Plan to Put a Pro-Worker President in the White House 19 October 2020

Make a Plan to Put a Pro-Worker President in the White House

Visit https://www.workersfirstvoteunion.org/ today to make sure your voice is heard on Nov. 3. 

Sign up for the AT&T Signature Program

Sign up for the AT&T Signature Program 1 October 2020

Sign up for the AT&T Signature Program

Feel like your wireless bill has gotten to be too much lately? It may be time for you to check out the AT&T Signature Program! Learn how union members like you can save on monthly service, eligible accessories, and more. Enroll today to start taking advantage of exclusive savings. Learn more: https://unionplus.deals/oie3

From Process to Policy, OPEIU Opposes New SCOTUS Appointment

28 September 2020

From Process to Policy, OPEIU Opposes New SCOTUS Appointment

The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO, opposes and is mobilizing against President Trump's decision to nominate a new Supreme Court justice just five weeks before a presidential election. The process of nominating a new justice at this time is unsupported by a majority of Americans, and threatens to uproot civil rights and liberties most Americans consider foundational.

Beyond the process-oriented issues with nominating a new justice before the American people cast their ballots on Nov. 3, Judge Amy Coney Barrett's anti-worker record will further jeopardize the already unstable future of working families across the U.S.

Are you registered to vote?

22 September 2020

Are you registered to vote?

Today, Sept. 22, is National Voter Registration Day. With so much at stake during the Nov. 3 elections, it's never been more important to register to vote, make a plan to vote ... and then VOTE, either by mail or in-person.

Visit GO.AFLCIO.ORG/REGISTER to see if you're registered to vote, find your polling place and make casting your ballot on Nov. 3 as easy as possible.
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Workers Memorial Day

FIFTY YEARS AGO on April 28, Workers Memorial Day, the Occupational Safety and Health Act went into effect, promising every worker the right to a safe job.

Key Legislation Messaging and Local Union Communication Survey



To All OPEIU Local Unions:

It's a very busy time in Washington with several key pieces of legislation pending that will significantly impact working families, including the PRO Act and the For the People Act of 2021 (voting rights).

To ensure consistent messaging and combat anti-worker efforts, OPEIU has put together messaging points on both pieces of legislation, along with some graphics that all local unions are encouraged to use in any publications, websites, social media postings or other communication methods. They are included below, and graphics are attached. We've also included an AFL-CIO statement, “Senate Rules Cannot be Used to Block a Workers First Agenda," which we hope you’ll find helpful. The Executive Council’s full statement is available here.

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JUDICIARY EMPLOYEES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT

OPEIU Local 32, in collaboration with the other unions which comprise the Judiciary Council of Affiliated Unions, has reached a tentative agreement with the State of New Jersey for our court employees. Links here are for the summary of all the changes and the actual Memorandum of Agreement reached at the bargaining table.

The 3-page summary is included for your convenience, but members will actually vote to accept or reject the complete MOA.

 
News Alert

 

New Jersey Public Employee Health Benefits Information:

 

State Health Benefits Program
School Employees'
Health Benefits Program

PERCENTAGE OF PREMIUM CALCULATORS
FOR PLAN YEAR 2013
Health Benefit Contribution Requirements under Chapter 78, P.L. 2011

 
 
 
 
Our UNION EAP -- Membership Service Assistance

  Click below to find out more about our member assistance program.  "You can't exercise your rights...if you don't know your rights."
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