March 14, 2018
Less than one month after unveiling an infrastructure plan that he claims will leverage $1.5 trillion in new construction, repair and maintenance, President Trump is trying to block the $30 billion Gateway project, potentially killing thousands of jobs building an urgently-needed new rail tunnel under the Hudson River connecting New York and New Jersey.
April 19, 2018
Kevin Sexton of Local 518 was recently sworn in as OPCMIA General Secretary-Treasurer, replacing Roger Bettermann, who retired. In addition, Rob Mason of Local 600 and Mike Hubler of Local 592 joined the General Executive Board, Joel Santos of Local 514 and Chester Murphy of Local 66 were named Vice Presidents, and Deven Johnson of Local 72 was appointed International Representative. Vice-President Mike Moylan joined GST Bettermann in announcing his retirement.
January 16, 2018
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.