GPO & WEP Repeal Update

Today, Senator Sherrod Brown, Chair of the Senate’s Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy, held a field hearing for S. 597, his bill to repeal the unfair Government Pension Offset (GPO) and the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). OAPSE members, and public sector workers from across Ohio, were in the crowd to show their […]

OAPSE Local Gets Great Contract and New Library

OAPSE Local 541, Carrollton Schools, has a few things to be excited about this spring. After only two meetings with the district, OAPSE Local 541 agreed to a new contract that has since been ratified by both sides. While members will see a sizeable increase in pay, and a lump sum payment each year of […]

OAPSE Member Wins 2024 Road-E-O

Ohio’s School Bus Driver Safety Road-E-O was held this May and the top 3 finishers were all OAPSE members! Kevin Ball from Olentangy Schools finished in 1st. Kevin also finished 2nd in 2023. Teresa Felter from Seneca East Schools finished in 2nd. Chuck SantaMaria from Orange City Schools finished in 3rd. Chuck won the Road-E-O […]

OAPSE’s 79th Conference is in the books

OAPSE Delegates convened in Cleveland last week to discuss and vote on union resolutions, take part in educational workshops, and enjoy some down time with OAPSE sisters and brothers from across the state. With over 400 people in attendance, it was a busy, but great, three-day event. Thank you to everyone who attended! Hope to […]

Davida Russell and Cleveland Heights City Council have our back!

This month, Cleveland Heights City Council passed a resolution focused on helping school employees, and all public workers, get the retirement they deserve. Cleveland Heights City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of H.R. 82, the Social Security Fairness Act, which would repeal the unfair GPO and WEP provisions Ohio public sector workers face […]