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

September 4, 2020
General President Daniel Stepano

COVID-19 Reminds Us Why Workers Need Unions

On Labor Day 2020, as we honor and celebrate all our movement has done to empower workers to improve their lives, build the American middle class, give workers a voice on the job, advance workplace safety, and give us everything from the eight-hour day to the weekend, we now have another reason why workers need unions: the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Legislative Updates

October 7, 2020

Americans Need COVID-19 Relief NOW

At a time when our economy remains stuck in a deep hole, when 26 million unemployed Americans urgently need assistance to feed their families and keep their homes, and when a resurgence in COVID-19 makes new setbacks likely, our nation cries out for leadership from the president of the United States.

Latest News

October 21, 2020

Steel Edge Women Caucus at Virtual TWBN Conference

The OPCMIA Steel Edge Women Caucus met virtually at the TWBN Conference recently and had a positive, productive and important meeting about empowerment on the job and within their union.

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April 13-14, 2021
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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!

Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)2 days ago
Don’t wait until Election Day: Make a plan, vote early if you can and take the usual coronavirus precautions. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/22/opinion/covid-voting-safety.html
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)2 days ago
“Is there a way we can leverage ... gov’t expenditure on infrastructure to create greater economic benefits...? The answer is yes. By mandating Community Benefit/Workforce Development Agreements into ... procurement contracts...” —@CDNTrades S. Strickland http://ow.ly/bgXM50BJCiK
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)3 days ago
@CPWR: COVID-19 Reminder: Hold meetings outdoors when possible and with workers 6 feet apart. Practice safe practices. Protect yourself and others from Covid-19. Learn more at http://covid.elcosh.org
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)4 days ago
Want to save big on your phone bill this October? Sign up for the AT&T Signature Program! Learn how union members get discounts on service + more: https://unionplus.deals/bklx
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)
Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons' International Association (OPCMIA)5 days ago
The #OPCMIA Steel Edge Women Caucus met virtually at the #TWBN Conference recently and had a positive, productive and important meeting about empowerment on the job and within their union. Learn more about what happened here: http://ow.ly/Mxec50BYGx4
2 days ago
Don’t wait until Election Day: Make a plan, vote early if you can and take the usual coronavirus precautions. https://t.co/2ey1Gl1hQ1
2 days ago
“Is there a way we can leverage ... gov’t expenditure on infrastructure to create greater economic benefits...? The answer is yes. By mandating Community Benefit/Workforce Development Agreements into ... procurement contracts...” — @CDNTrades S. Strickland https://t.co/IOlYjgs5YC
4 days ago
Ready to upgrade to a new phone? Learn how to get up to $45 waived activation + upgrade fees with the AT&T Signature Program – plus add’l benefits, just for union members! https://t.co/9ynQnY5LJ5 https://t.co/SbLBuU0spw opcmiaintl photo
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The #OPCMIA Steel Edge Women Caucus met virtually at the #TWBN Conference recently and had a positive, productive and important meeting about empowerment on the job and within their union. Learn more about what happened here: https://t.co/8Ds2Ikrcas
6 days ago
“The economic collapse sparked by the pandemic is triggering the most unequal recession in modern U.S. history... No other recession...has so pummeled society’s most vulnerable... The recovery is also spread unequally.” Another failure of President Trump. https://t.co/0viZODzhoE
1 week ago
If you want our infrastructure rebuilt... if you want good jobs created in our crafts... if you want workers’ rights strengthened, rather than undermined... if you want a government that fights for you... then you must VOTE. Make a plan. Do it today! https://t.co/veAqGYOaYK