We are a Union of City Employees Joined Together to Improve Public Services and Build Strength for Working Families

The Houston Organization of Public Employees is the only civilian city workers’ union in Texas. HOPE Local 123 represents municipal employees and is dedicated to improving equal opportunity, economic growth, education, liberty, and justice for all. Since winning its first labor agreement with the City of Houston in 2009, HOPE Local 123 has grown its membership to include public workers in every city department.


Articles of Interest

The votes have been counted and the Meet & Confer Amendment Passed! A big thanks goes out to all HOPE members who took the time to cast their vote. 

To read the Amendment in its entirety, click here

I AM HOPE Fall Membership Drive

Our President, Melvin Hughes has been elected to AFSCME Executive Board!



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Click on the image to the right to download a copy of the 2011 Meet and Confer agreement between HOPE and the City of Houston.

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Member Quotes

“It’s not about being ready. It’s about being willing. The foundation of this union is the will of its members. ”