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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.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve with each passing day, OPEIU wants to ensure its members are made aware of the myriad resources available to help during this uncertain time. The Speaker of the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), just released an easy-to-follow primer on what the first three coronavirus stimulus packages mean for you and your family.

Click here to download the Speaker’s fact sheet and be sure to continue checking OPEIU’s updated collection of COVID-19 resources on our website

Latest News
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.
September 2017 19 September 2017

September 2017

We're going to take a break from looking at our Bargaining Units to say Good-Bye to one of our Stewards. Laura Lowrey has been a steward at CUNA Mutual for over 20 years and this month she retires. We talked about what she found rewarding about being a Steward and what, after more than two decades, she would like to pass along to future Stewards.
August 2017 7 September 2017

August 2017

Learning about our Membership

Last month, we began a series to showcase all of the bargaining units in our Local. As we continue the merger with Local 95, we wanted to introduce everyone to the broad-ranging membership! We started this series with our largest, at CUNA Mutual Financial Group. This month, we're going to take a look at two of the newest, at least to Local 39.