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OPEIU Local 12 Covid-19 Guidelines

To utilize the Local 12 office space for in person meetings, members and employees will be required to present proof of vaccination. As an additional precaution, masks are encouraged in any meeting where there cannot be at least 6 feet of distance between those attending. Local 12 maintains the right to require masks as is necessary to accommodate membership and staff, as well as follow state, local, and federal guidelines. All in person meetings will be limited in size to ensure we are able to safely accommodate everyone’s needs.

All staff and members reserve the right to not attend in person meetings at off-site locations or events if they feel it places them at risk to exposure. Local 12 will be working to provide all reasonable accommodations to allow for virtual spaces so we can include everyone.

These guidelines will be updated as the Covid-19 virus changes and guidelines from the state, local, and federal government are updated.

Voter Information and Registration

  • 17 September 2021
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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On March 7, 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14019, Promoting Access to Voting.  Agencies subject to the order (including FMCS), are required to promote nonpartisan voter registration, engagement, and participation.

As part of this order, FMCS would like to direct employees, affiliates, stakeholders, other parties, and members of the public to voter information found on the website www.vote.gov and to ensure that your voter registration information is up to date.

Voter participation is important to a well-functioning democratic republic, as established by our Constitution. Our government – federal, state, and local – is elected by the citizens. Citizens vote for their government officials and these officials represent the concerns and ideas of the citizens in government. For example, your Governor is elected by the voters in your state. The Governor is in charge of the executive branch for your state. Voting is one important way that we can participate in our democracy. Besides voting for officials, we also vote on issues. Voters may want to make changes to their community, such as building bigger schools or adding new roads. Voting in an election is another critical way to participate in our democracy when we want to support or change a law.

Union Plus Credit Card Program

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Turning 65? OPEIU's New Medicare Advantage Plan May be Right for You

  • 14 September 2021
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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If you’re at or nearing 65, OPEIU has an exciting new option to help save you money and provide dependable health care benefits during your retirement.

OPEIU is pleased to now offer our Medicare-eligible union retirees comprehensive Medicare Advantage plans through a trusted national partner, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. These plans are available exclusively to retired OPEIU members and their spouses/partners and cannot be found or bought on the open Medicare market.

These plans offer enhanced services compared to the Individual Medicare market, brand name prescription drug benefits and gap (“donut hole”) coverage, nationwide access and value-added programs (like SilverSneakers® gym membership, telehealth, hearing and more).

To help you learn more about the program and decide if it’s right for you, OPEIU will be hosting an informational webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. EDT. Representatives will explain the many features of the plan and answer your questions. Please register here:

When: Oct 6, 2021, 03:00 p.m. Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada)
Topic: OPEIU Medicare Advantage Plan Information Session
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9POKYAn2RJ2rO29bpYxmxg

OPEIU commemorates those who lost their lives 20 years ago today in the Sept. 11 attacks.

  • 10 September 2021
  • Author: OPEIU Webmaster
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Our thoughts are with the victims' families and their loved ones as we reflect on the anniversary of that fateful day.


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