OPEA Platform Plank Voting Begins Monday, July 20th

OPEA members will have an opportunity to vote on three potential platform planks beginning Monday, July 20. The election will be conducted on OPEA’s website, www.opea.org. Our platform contains planks approved by membership and is OPEA’s agenda for the following legislative session. Because of the COVID 19 situation, OPEA is using the online voting this…

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2020 Platform Planks Approved by OPEA Board for 2021

Below are the 2020 OPEA platform planks that have been approved by the OPEA Board of Directors to carry over to FY2021. The board approved the planks since there will be no OPEA annual convention this year due to COVID-19. 1.      Market  Based Pay Plan 2.      Tie the state employee minimum    wage to family of…

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Help Improve OPEA: Submit 2020 Platform Planks Now

OPEA’s platform serves as the basis for association activities and advocacy during the upcoming legislative session. Planks in the platform come from members and are approved at the OPEA Annual Convention and Delegate Assembly. When a member has a good idea about legislation that would improve state employment or retirement or one that might be…

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Representative Avery Frix Honored as OPEA 2019 Legislator of the Year

Rep Avery Frix - 2019 Legislator of the Year, OPEA

The Oklahoma Public Employees Association (OPEA) honored Rep. Avery Frix (House District 13) as one of its 2019 Legislators of the Year for his have work on state employee and retiree issues. The presentation was made August 23rd during OPEA’s annual convention at Sequoya State Park. The association selected Rep. Frix because of his work…

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Join Us At This Year’s OPEA Convention and Delegate Assembly

Sequoyah State Lodge

Members are encouraged to join us at the 2019 Annual Convention and Delegate Assembly at the Lodge at Sequoyah State Park, near Hulbert, OK, to be held August 23rd and 24th. The convention committee has been working hard to create opportunities for family fun in addition to the OPEA business we will conduct. You can find…

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Proposed OPEA Bylaws Changes To Be Considered During Delegate Assembly

Mike Brown & Jann - 2019

OPEA’s bylaws are eligible to be reviewed and revised every three years and 2019 is an OPEA bylaws review year.. Bylaws serve as the foundation for OPEA policies and actions. The following two changes have been approved for consideration by delegates at this year’s Delegate Assembly, August 23rd and 24th at Sequoyah State Park. These proposed…

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Get Ready For April 2nd

We are excited so many state employees are planning on coming to the capitol April 2nd,  as we  insist lawmakers fund state employee and teacher pay raises this year and begin to restore state agency cuts made over the past several years.We expect a huge crowd at the capitol and are working with the Oklahoma…

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OPEA Members to Participate In Save Our State Community Meetings

OPEA is a member of the Save Our State Coalition advocating on long-term fixes to Oklahoma’s budget problems so our state can provide core services and improve state employee and educator pay. A series of community meetings has been set and OPEA members will be among those speaking about how lack of funding has impacted them…

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