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...

OPEIU Mourns the Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

OPEIU mourns the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. For decades, Justice Ginsburg played a pivotal role in expanding the rights of working people, women and all those without a voice in the nation she recognized as tipped in favor of the already...

2020 Election – Get Out The Vote

Dear Local Union Leader, The major parties have conclude their conventions and the campaigns for the 2020 elections are in full swing. Whether you are concerned about how the corona-virus impacted you or your family or you have concerns about the future of Medicare...

Vote-by-Mail & Early Voting Instructions

OPEIU Local 251 encourages all of our members and their families to vote in this very important upcoming election.Please visit the New Mexico Secretary of State homepage at https://www.sos.state.nm.us/ to find very important information about voting.Click on “Voting...

Dues Deduction structure change

A vote was held at the October 19, 2019, General Membership meeting on Constitution and Bylaws changes.  One of the articles voted on was a change to our dues structure – moving from a flat rate to a percentage rate.  This change was duly approved by a...