Welcome to the OPEIU
The Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 251. “Working Together” we win better salaries, benefits, personal time, health and safety packages, and other improvements to working conditions for our 500+ members across New Mexico. Our Union is comprised of clerical and administrative employees at Sandia Labs on Kirtland Air Force Base; the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 611; the Communication Workers of America; ABF Freight in Denver, CO and Albuquerque, NM; IATSE Local 480 staff; and a non-profit in Arizona
Welcom to the OPEIU
Respect and fairness on the job.
Every worker deserves that much along with decent compensation and a safe and healthy work environment. By joining together with your co-workers you can build an employee organization that gives you a real say over your job, puts you on more equal footing with your employer and ensures a better economic future for you and your co-workers.
Your right to form a union is protected by long-standing U.S. labor laws. While most employers use all kinds of excuses why unions aren’t needed and put up challenges to block organizing efforts, workers succeed every day in building powerful employee organizations.
OPEIU Local 251
Who We Represent
Sandia National Laboratories
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 611
ABF Freight Co.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 480
Communication Workers, Local 7011
Metal Trades Council
Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 7076