OPEIU LOCAL 459
Local 459 is a labor Union for white collar workers. It is dedicated to improving the work life of its members and the community. Local 459 has more than 2,700 members who work throughout the lower peninsula of Michigan.
Both the CEI-CMH Large Unit and CEI-CMH RN contracts have been ratified by an overwhelming majority of members.
The Large Unit vote was 230 yes and 26 no. The RN vote was 24 yes and 1 no.
Please thank your negotiating team members:
Large Unit – Chief Steward Jami Slater – AMHS, Bethany Zimmerman – CSDD, Tonia Webster – AMHS, Paul Brooks – Families Forward, and Becky West – Administration.
Alternates – Brenda Howser – CSDD, Michell Salem – ITRS, Josh Corts – ITRS, and Ted Sinnaeve – Families Forward.
RN Unit – Angela Bevins – AMHS and Marsha Leek – ITRS.
Results from the Residential vote will be announced Monday, September 25th.
CEI CMHA Residential Contract Passes
The CEI CMHA Residential tentative agreement was overwhelmingly ratified.
The valid ballots were 55 yes and 1 no vote.
There were some issues with the in person voting and members not signing in therefore not all of those votes could be counted. The number of ballots that could not be counted was not sufficient to change the outcome of the vote.
Congratulations and please thank your Bargaining Team:
Sara Jacob, Wayne Jeffrey and Marcus McKissic.
Daniel works in Sterile Processing under our McLaren POST unit contract. His proud mother, Kerri Gallagher, works in the Vascular Lab under our McLaren TECH unit contract.
Daniel won $459 for his efforts! Congratulate him if you see him in the halls at MGL.
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