Frequently Asked Questions

1. When are negotiations starting with the Office and Professional Employees International Union?

Negotiations begin June 12.

2. When will the union and Sandia be negotiating?

Nine days of negotiations are currently scheduled. The agreed-upon dates are June 12 and 14 and July 9, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 and 20. Sandia’s team is prepared and has offered to negotiate the entire month of July, if additional time is required and the union becomes available.

3. How is Sandia preparing for the negotiations?

Sandia’s Labor Relations team is preparing to have a productive conversation and will bargain in good faith to reach a new agreement with the Office and Professional Employees International Union that is fair to employees and supports Sandia’s national security mission.

4. How do I get updated information about the negotiations?

These FAQs will be updated as questions arise and the Labor Negotiations website also will provide major updates during the bargaining process. Please check back here throughout the negotiations for the latest information.