Legislative Updates

August 28, 2019
Department of Labor

127 Representatives, 45 Senators Oppose Disastrous IRAPs Proposal

The OPCMIA applauds the 127 members of Congress and 45 U.S. senators who signed letters to the U.S. Department of Labor opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed new rule to allow the creation of lower-quality “industry-recognized apprenticeship programs” (IRAPs) and undermine the world-class apprenticeship programs run by North America’s Building Trade Unions.

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OPCMIA Magazine, Fall 2019

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October 10, 2019

Steel-Edge Women Build Nations

The OPCMIA stands in solidarity with the 50,000 courageous United Auto Workers members on strike for justice and a fair contract at General Motors.

President's Message

November 11, 2019
General President Daniel Stepano

The OPCMIA Salutes Our Veterans

On Veterans Day 2019, the OPCMIA salutes our members — and all Americans and Canadians — who have served in our armed forces. Veterans deserve the thanks of two grateful nations for their sacrifice and service to preserve our security and our freedom. But they deserve far more than our words — they deserve our deeds.

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It’s National #SaveApprenticeshipWeek. Let’s fight together to keep low-quality IRAPS out of construction. #OPCMIA’s Apprenticeship Programs are the best in the world — stopping IRAPS will prevent our high standards of training and safety from being undermined. ... See MoreSee Less

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$100 for #1u: for a limited time, union members can get $100 in credits per line when they switch to AT&T and enroll in the AT&T Signature Program: https://unionplus.deals/6pt

It’s National #SaveApprenticeshipWeek. Let’s fight together to keep low-quality IRAPS out of construction. #OPCMIA’s Apprenticeship Programs are the best in the world — stopping IRAPS will prevent our high standards of training and safety from being undermined.

On this Veterans Day, the #OPCMIA salutes our many members and all others who served in our armed forces. They deserve more than our words — they deserve our deeds, including fully staffing and fully funding the VA. #VeteransDay #stafftheva #1u https://www.opcmia.org/opcmia-salutes-our-veterans/

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