June 18, 2024
News

Workers Memorial Day Posters

Workers Memorial Day Posters

Author: Host
0 Comments

2024 OPEIU Scholarships Deadline is March 29!

Applications for the 2024 OPEIU educational scholarships are due by March 29. All members are encouraged to apply. Full details, rules and applications can be found at OPEIU.org under the Member Resources tab, as well as on the OPEIU app.

Scholarship opportunities include the Howard Coughlin Memorial Scholarship for OPEIU members and dependents, and the John Kelly Labor Studies Scholarship for OPEIU members who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in labor studies, industrial relations and union leadership and administration.

Full details, rules and applications are available at OPEIU.org under the Member Resources tab. Apply today!
Author: Host
0 Comments

Read the OPEIU Connect Online!

Your union magazine, OPEIU Connect, is available now to read in both English and Spanish by visiting opeiu.org

Click here to read exciting news about your union and to discover more about the many benefits that come with your membership. Also, check out the cover story, Unions Strengthen the Economy, to learn more about a recent report by the U.S. Treasury Department indicating strong unions can bolster the economy and can decrease income inequality for working families. Strong unions mean a strong economy!

To ensure you stay connected, also download the OPEIU app, available for iOS devices on the Apple Store and for Android devices on Google Play by searching OPEIU.
Author: Host
0 Comments

Limited-Time Special on Car Rentals

Union Members, enjoy up to 30%* off already-discounted rates on Avis car rentals. Available through March 20 at popular locations including Florida, Hawaii, Las Vegas and more!

Book Now & Save

Disclaimer:
*Terms apply. 
Author: Host
0 Comments

Kapiolani Medical Center Nurses on Strike for Safe Staffing

Members of the Hawaii Nurses’ Association (HNA), an affiliate of the Office and Professional Employees (OPEIU), began a weeklong strike on Sunday demanding a fair contract and an end to unsafe staffing ratios at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. 

Why It Matters:
Nurses at the community hospital say that since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ve been overwhelmed with patient numbers, leading to high rates of burnout among staff and negative impact on patient care. This is the issue that lies at the core of HNA’s unfair labor practice strike after months of failed contract negotiations with management.

“We just want the management to bargain with us. They’re not bargaining in good faith. It’s their way or the highway, and that’s not bargaining,” Paulette Vasu, HNA treasurer and a labor and delivery nurse at Kapiolani, said.


Author: Host
0 Comments
RSS
1345678910Last