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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

March Newsletter

March Newsletter
Happy Spring! Spring officially started last Sunday and along with crocuses and snowdrops, April is going to bring with it your next chance to vote! April 5th is the election for State Supreme Court as well as the Presidential primary.

We have information on that as well as updates on the CMFG negotiations that are ongoing.

February Newsletter

February Newsletter
February is off to a busy start. Tomorrow (Tuesday, 2/16) is the first of four elections to be held in Wisconsin this year. Wednesday is the Quarterly Membership meeting. And the negotiations for a new contract have already begun with CMFG. 

January 2016 Newsletter

January 2016 Newsletter
Happy New Year

We hope that you enjoyed the holidays and had just the right amount of time with family and friends. Feeling refreshed? Relaxed? Because 2016 is going to be an exciting year.

The contract at our largest bargaining unit expires at the end of March and there will be a lot for all of us to do in order to get the best contract. 

This new year is also an election year. Did you know the first chance to vote in 2016 is in just a few weeks? More info below.

And we've started a new format for the Newsletter! What do you think? 
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Members In Action

Local 39 Pres. Shirley Noles at WINS broadcast
Labor History Mural
Labor Temple Mural