Action Center News

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.
August 19, 2020

OPCMIA Hails Nomination of Joe Biden

It’s official: Vice President Joe Biden is now the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. The OPCMIA was proud to endorse Vice President Biden in March, and everything that has transpired since then has proven the wisdom of that decision — including his selection of Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate.
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.
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.
March 25, 2020

OPCMIA Launches Political Action Web Page

To ensure you are informed about the key issues affecting your lives, mobilized to action when necessary, and empowered to make your voice heard in the legislative and political process, the OPCMIA has launched a new political action web page – the Action Center.
March 23, 2020

General President Stepano Urges Congressional Action to Protect OPCMIA Members

OPCMIA General President Daniel E. Stepano urged congressional leaders to protect the health and financial security of all members in economic stimulus and other legislation to address the Coronavirus pandemic.
March 3, 2020
General President Daniel Stepano

OPCMIA Endorses Joe Biden for President

Citing his proven record as a fighter for working families, a union champion, and a uniter who will bring our nation together, the General Executive Board of the Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) unanimously endorsed Joe Biden today to be the next President of the United States.
February 20, 2020

Save Our Apprenticeships

The OPCMIA’s world-class apprenticeship programs remain under attack. Last year, when the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed allowing substandard IRAPs in the construction industry, more than 300,000 members of the OPCMIA and the other building trades unions sent letters opposing this misguided plan.
February 10, 2020

Urge Your Senators to Pass the PRO Act!

On February 5th, the U.S. House made history by passing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act by a vote of 224-194. This urgently needed legislation will empower millions of workers to improve their lives by joining unions because it will level the organizing playing field, which today is steeply tilted toward management.