OPEA News

2018 Insurance Premiums Increase Hits State Employees & Retirees Again

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Most state employees and retirees will see an increase in their health insurance premiums in 2018. The premiums were announces on August 10th at a meeting of the Oklahoma Employees Insurance and Benefits Board and approved by OMES Director Preston L. Doerflinger. Even thought he board said they did the best to keep rate increases

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2017 OPEA Annual Convention Agenda

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Oklahoma Public Employees Association 2017 Convention and Delegate Assembly August 25th & August 26th Lake Murray Lodge 13528 Scenic State Highway 77 Ardmore, OK  73401 Friday, August 25th Registration                                                                                                               5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Main Lodge Cowboy Cookout Buffet                                  

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Platform Planks To Be Heard During Delegate Assembly

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This spring, OPEA solicited ideas from members to be considered as platform planks at this year’s annual convention and delegate assembly August 25th and 26th at The Lodge at Lake Murray State Park. Planks approved by the delegate assembly form the basis for OPEA’s legislative agenda during the next year and also serve as guidance

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Purchasing Power Update

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OPEA currently does not have an agreement with Purchasing Power. We know that some members have accessed this program in the past. We are working with Purchasing Power on an agreement that would be beneficial to our members. We will keep you updated when this issues is resolved. If you have questions, please email OPEA.

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A New Tourism Headquarters? The Time is Not Right.

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The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD) is spending more than $24 thousand to study construction a new headquarters building to be built near the state capitol. Even though no timetable exists for construction, the Oklahoma Public Employees Association believes no expenditures toward a new state office building should be made until Oklahoma’s state budget

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Submit Your Idea as an OPEA Platform Plank

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You may have a great idea about legislation that would benefit OPEA members or state agencies or one about how your state agency could be improved. If so, now is the time to submit those to OPEA as part of our 2017 platform process. OPEA’s platform, developed annually, serves as the basis for OPEA activities

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OPEA at the OKC Dodgers!

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OPEA members! Join us Thursday night, June 22nd, for a fun night at the Bricktown Ballpark and watch the OKC Dodgers take on the Omaha Stormchasers.  We have tickets!  Call us at 405-524-6764 and reserve your ticket or e-mail Michael..

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OPEA provides relief to OSP employees

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Long-suffering OSP employees, working in housing units without air-conditioning, were provided a bit of relief by OPEA recently with cold water and gatorade.  OPEA continues to have dialogue with DOC officials and the Department of Labor, as well as legislators,..

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Purchasing Power Promotion Begins Today

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If you are interested in purchasing items through payroll deduction, just click on the picture to find out more. This program is only available to OPEA members who have been employed by their agency for one year.

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