Despite lopsided ‘no’ vote, Western States OPEIU cuts retiree benefits to halt slide to insolvency

As of Oct. 1, pension benefits were cut as much as 30 percent for retired members of Office and Professional Employees International Union in the Western United States.

OPEIU members are voting on whether to cut their own pension – to halt insolvency

Without a cut of up to 30 percent of benefits, the pension fund is headed for collapse in 18 years.

Western States OPEIU Pension moves to cut benefits

Without a 30% pension cut, the fund will be insolvent in 18 years.

Seattle OPEIU Local 8 leader named director of organizing for international

OPEIU represents 103,000 workers in credit unions, insurance, shipping, utilities, administrative offices and more.