Legislative Updates

May 11, 2018
Infrastructure Project Construction Scene

Trump Infrastructure Plan: A Promise Betrayed

For all the reservations many of us had about him, I think it’s fair to say that every OPMCIA member was pleased that Donald Trump proposed investing $1 trillion in revitalizing America’s infrastructure during his campaign for president. All of us applauded when he proclaimed, “We will build the next generation of roads, bridges, railways, tunnels, sea ports and airports that our country deserves.”

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May 29, 2018
Summer Heat Safety

Get Water, Rest and Shade to Stay Safe in Summer Work

As we head into the summer, temperatures will be climbing, the sun will be searing, and in many parts of the country, humidity will be soaring. These factors — individually and together — pose threats to the health of OPCMIA members, because they put strains on the body’s ability to get rid of excess heat to maintain a stable internal temperature, especially given the intense physical activity required on the jobsite.

President's Message

January 16, 2018

Members Make the Union

Unions demonstrate the power of collective action. When workers join together, they gain the clout to get better wages and benefits, safe workplaces, world-class training and improved working conditions.

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First Annual Patrick D. Finley Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament, September 25, 2018, Turf Valley Resort

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Great Lakes Apprenticeship Contest
July 23 – July 27, 2018
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CPWR has put out a notice of a recall on Honeywell safety products hard hats. If you have one of the hardhats listed, please stop using it immediately and contact the manufacturer at (888) 212-6903 or visit https://t.co/DqjBdSwmjQ and select “Voluntary Product Recall”.

#RightToWork is the wrong direction for Missouri! #VoteNoOnPropA https://t.co/9J8mop5J62

A majority of Americans have favorable views of labor unions and believe declines in union membership are “mostly bad for working people in the U.S.” It’s time for our elected officials to follow their lead and empower workers who want to join unions. #1u https://t.co/E9pEUfLpfG

When Congress invests in our roads and bridges it also invests in our skilled workers! Every billion dollars invested supports 13,000 jobs! #BuildItRightBuildItNowhttps://twitter.com/ReBuildUSANow/status/1001550042866618368

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