Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

The current COVID-19 Pandemic presents a serious health hazard to our members and their families, the OPCMIA is committed to doing everything we can to be a source of support during this challenging time. Please visit our COVID-19 page for important information.

President's Message

July 28, 2020
General President Daniel Stepano

OPCMIA Honors the Great John Lewis, A True American Hero

As the great John Lewis lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, OPCMIA mourns the loss of an American hero. The conscience of Congress and America, a man of extraordinary courage, we honor him by pledging to make “good trouble, necessary trouble” to end racism and win justice.

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Legislative Updates

August 6, 2020

Trump & McConnell Give Up on Americans’ Health, Economic Security

Today, 30 million Americans are getting $600 less a week, while the pandemic explodes and GDP plummets by 9.5% in the last quarter. Yet President Trump and Senator McConnell abandoned negotiations over the HEROES Act.

Latest News

August 12, 2020

Biden-Harris 2020!

Having previously endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for President, the OPCMIA enthusiastically supports his Vice Presidential nominee, Senator Kamala Harris. In her career as a prosecutor, California Attorney General and United States Senator, Ms. Harris has always been a fighter for union rights and the well-being of working families.

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