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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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When times are tough, we’re here for you

15 June 2021

When times are tough, we’re here for you

Union Plus partners with brands you trust to offer special protections for union members and their families during tough times. If you're having a hard time — reach out. We're here to help. Don’t struggle in silence!

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Health Care COVID-19 ETS Good Start, More Work Needed

10 June 2021

Health Care COVID-19 ETS Good Start, More Work Needed

Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issuing a COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) for health care workers:

Fifteen months into this pandemic, health care workers will finally have enforceable OSHA protections that will require their employers to provide prevention measures to keep them safe from COVID-19 at work. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh should be commended for taking this overdue step to care for the workers who care for us.

Watch Local 40 Vice President Dina Carlisle, RN on WNYZ News Channel 7 discussing the federal investigation into McLaren Macomb Hospital.

8 June 2021

Watch Local 40 Vice President Dina Carlisle, RN on WNYZ News Channel 7 discussing the federal investigation into McLaren Macomb Hospital.

(WXYZ) — Last month, the 7 Investigators showed you how nurses inside McLaren Macomb were blowing the whistle on what they said were unsanitary conditions and a lack of COVID-19 protocols inside the hospital. That story sparked a social media firestorm, prompting thousands of shares and comments from patients and employees detailing similar concerns.

JUNE IS PRIDE MONTH

1 June 2021

JUNE IS PRIDE MONTH

OPEIU is proud to honor Pride Month 2021 by once again committing to the fight for justice alongside our LGBTQIA+ family, both in and out of the workplace. LGBTQIA+ rights are workers' rights.

Help safeguard your family’s financial well-being

1 June 2021

Help safeguard your family’s financial well-being

Do you have someone who depends on you? Take the necessary steps now to help protect their financial well-being by applying for a Union Plus Life Insurance Plan today.

Underwritten by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, One Hartford Plaza, Hartford, CT 06155. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of the policy. Policies underwritten by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company detail exclusions, limitations and terms under which the policies may be continued in force or discontinued. This is an insurance advertisement. Life Form Series includes GBD - 1000, GBD - 1100, or state equivalent. 

Memorial Day

27 May 2021

Memorial Day

This Memorial Day weekend, we remember all those we've lost in the performance of their military duty. This year, we also remember those we've lost to COVID-19, police brutality and gun violence.

We all deserve rest and relaxation after everything we've collectively been through, but we must remember on Tuesday the fight begins again for a living wage for all working people and for passage of the PRO Act, which would make it easier for everyone to join together in a union.

Save on AT&T

17 May 2021

Save on AT&T

Looking for wireless deals this spring? Don’t miss this limited time offer from AT&T and Union Plus! Learn how to get $150 in bill credits when you switch and buy on a qualifying installment plan with an eligible AT&T wireless plan (min. $60/mo. before discounts)*. Offer ends May 31.
*Ends 5/31/21. Avail. only to UNION members enrolled in AT&T Signature Program. Req’s port - in of new line & 0% APR 30 - mo. installment agmt. Well - qualified customers only. $150 in bill credit over 30 months. Credits s tart w/in 3 bills. If svc cancelled, credits stop & device balance due. Credit card may be req’d (except MA, PA, ND). Add’l fees, taxes & other charges, & restr’s apply. See Details.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Housing Resources

14 May 2021

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Housing Resources

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has made public a host of resources related to housing during the COVID-19 crisis. OPEIU’s COVID-19 Resources page includes direct links to programs and resources on mortgage relief, information on recently lifted regulations and much more. Check it out or go directly to cfpb.gov/housing.

 

Relief for Healthcare Workers Lost to COVID-19

12 May 2021

Relief for Healthcare Workers Lost to COVID-19

The Brave of Heart Fund is offering charitable relief grants available to the families of healthcare workers lost to COVID-19. The fund has been established by the foundations of insurers New York Life and Cigna. 

If any member has lost a family member who was a healthcare worker to COVID-19, they can verify their eligibility and apply for the grant at the Brave of Heart Fund website: 

https://www.braveofheartfund.com/

Please be advised the deadline is May 15. 

RSVP today for the Labor Town Hall on Anti-Asian Racism

11 May 2021

RSVP today for the Labor Town Hall on Anti-Asian Racism

RSVP today for the Labor Town Hall on Anti-Asian Racism, hosted tomorrow afternoon by @APALAnational. #1u

https://actionnetwork.org/forms/stop-anti-asian-racism/
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Local 32 urges support for S.420: the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

We urge our members to contact their US Senators in support of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, important pro-worker, pro-union legislation which has already passed the House of Representatives (H.R. 842), but needs to get through the Senate (S.420). You can call your Senators toll free at 866-832-1560 and tell them this bill is important to you.

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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."
                                                                Terri Livorsi

                                                                               

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