The following statement was made by OPEIU President Richard Lanigan in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the rights of DACA recipients in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California.
As an OPEIU member, you receive complimentary identity protection solutions. We are hosting a webinar on June 24 at 3 p.m. EDT to share best practices for protecting your personal and financial information through this crisis and beyond. We encourage you to join us for the 30-minute conversation to learn more. Information and link below.
Our friends at the AFL-CIO and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) have developed some resources to help parents support their students' distant learning during this pandemic. You'll find some helpful lessons and tools for kids in pre-K through 12th grade. And remember, OPEIU has put together some resources to help you navigate this crisis.
Enroll by May 18 and OPEIU will ensure it costs you nothing to complete your degree. Because of the current economic and health uncertainty facing many of our members, we are making it possible for all students who enroll through the OPEIU Low-Cost Degree Program at Central State University this summer to complete their degree with no out-of-pocket costs.
A new agreement between the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions and Kaiser will ease major burdens for healthcare workers treating a growing number of COVID-19 patients. If you want to request these benefits, contact Kaiser's "Here 4 You" call center at 1-877-457-4772 or Here4You@kp.org.
Each spring, the labor movement takes time to remember and honor workers who have been injured or killed on the job. This year, Workers’ Memorial Day will be Tuesday, April 28, and will take on added importance as the world grapples with the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. While everyone is affected by the crisis, working people — particularly our healthcare workers and other vital service industry workers — are on the frontline.
OPEIU Local 2 is a labor union supporting over 8,000 professional workers in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia. We represent staff members across a number of sectors, including healthcare, non-profit, and more.