June 1, 2013
By Neal Tepel
San Diego, California – Labor leaders from throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico will gather June 3-6, 2013 in San Diego for the 26th Convention of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), AFL-CIO.
The convention will have the theme, “Work Connects Us All,” recognizing OPEIU’s diverse professional membership that includes administrative and clerical employees, as well as a host of other professions such as nurses, insurance agents, podiatrists, appraisers, Minor League Baseball umpires, teachers and helicopter pilots.
During the convention, OPEIU will be electing officers who will lead and serve the members for the next three years. Delegates to the convention will elect 19 officers: President, Secretary-Treasurer, and 17 Vice Presidents.