Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN

Informational picket at TruStone Finanical Credit Union Burnsville, MN

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Frontline worker pay information

To thank those Minnesotans who worked on the frontlines during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency, Gov. Tim Walz signed Frontline Worker Payments into law April 29, 2022, enabling those workers to apply for Frontline Worker Pay. Application dates are June 8 through July 22, 2022.

Young Worker Town Hall

We wanted to pass on some exciting news. AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler will be visiting Minnesota and taking part in a Young Worker Town Hall with Union members who have recently organized their workplaces on May 26, at 4pm.The event will be livestreamed.


Due to space and safety concerns, this is primarily a virtual event, and we ask that you share the information with your organizations, networks, and members. Folks from across the Labor Movement nationwide will be watching as Minnesota workers are highlighted for rising up and taking action in their workplace and industries. Please join us!

Graduating union members and dependents of union members may now apply for the AFL-CIO Scholarship

Please download the application to print and return to the local for submission.

Mailing address is:
2277 Highway 36 W Suite 301
Roseville, MN 55113.”

Download Application


Saying goodbye to one of our own

Saying goodbye to one of our own
We are sad to announce that our sister in solidarity has passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Terrie Bares served over 30 years as a member of our local, as chief steward at CenterPoint Energy, as board member for many years and recently finished out her term as President while battling cancer.

Terrie was a kind soul with a beautiful smile that radiated any room she walked in. We will miss her kindness, determination, and willpower. We also thank her for all she has given to our local through the years.

Memorial information: Burial will take place at a later date at Glen Haven Cemetery. Visitation on Wednesday, April 27, from 4 PM to 8 PM. Memorial service on Thursday, April 28, at 3 PM, with visitation one hour prior, all at Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Chapel.


  • A member or an associate member of OPEIU in good standing, for 12 out of the last 14 months, on the date the application is submitted to their local union.
  • Must have completed an Associate Degree or Undergraduate Degree Program at a College, University or a recognized Technical or Vocational Post-Secondary school as a full-time or part-time student.
  • Must demonstrate that applicant has at least $10,000 in outstanding student debt and is making
    regular student loan payments to a recognized student loan provider or debtor organization.
  • Must submit documentation that student loan payments are up to date.

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