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.

Latest News

August 29, 2019

General President Stepano’s Keynote Address

At the 52nd OPCMIA General Convention, General President Daniel E. Stepano discussed the state of our union today, our proud past, and the vibrant future each and every member must create for our brothers and sisters, and our families.

President's Message

September 11, 2019
General President Daniel Stepano

Preserving Our Sacred Freedoms

September 11, 2019 marks the anniversary of a horrific event whose scars can still be felt 18 years later. Our nation and all it stands for was attacked. Nearly 3,000 innocent people tragically perished, and their families, friends and colleagues feel their loss each and every day.

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Patrick Finley Golf Tournament 2019

Thank You Delegates!

OPCMIA’s 52nd International Convention

August 12-16, 2019 • Las Vegas, Nevada

OPCMIA Convention 2019

We want to thank all of our delegates who came together to plan and strategize to make our union stronger than ever, and the lives of our members better than ever.

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OPCMIA Magazine, Spring 2019

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Upcoming Event

NCCMP Annual Conference
September 21 – 25, 2019
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No one does it better, safer, or more skillfully than proud OPCMIA members. Watch and learn more about the immense value OPCMIA plasterers and cement masons bring to any project, building eye-catching structures of the highest quality on time and on budget. Quality all the way!

The 2020 Union Plus Scholarship application is now open. Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children are eligible to apply for the Union Plus Scholarship. unionplus.deals/4bz ... See MoreSee Less

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“How well is the economy working for working people as of Labor Day 2019? ... Working people have been thwarted in their efforts to bargain for better wages by attacks on unions.”
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On this solemn day, we remember those who were taken from us, we salute all the heroic first responders — including #OPCMIA members who worked at Ground Zero — and we affirm our deep dedication to the security of our two countries. https://t.co/dgG1tg96tP

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