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LOCAL 251

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; the Training Fund; and ABF Freight.

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Local 251

OPEIU Local 251

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Making History – One Organizing at a time

During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential workers — people who have kept food available, staffed health care facilities and much more — have been recognized because as they've maintained critical services, they've also risked exposure to the virus. These workers,...

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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.

Communication Workers, Local 7011

Metal Trades Council

OPEIU Local 251

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Working Together

“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; the Training Fund; and ABF Freight.