Action Center News

April 1, 2021

OPCMIA Backs Rep. Tim Ryan for U.S. Senate

The OPCMIA is joining with our brothers and sisters in the building trades to encourage Rep. Tim Ryan to run for the open U.S. Senate seat from Ohio in 2022.
March 23, 2021

OPCMIA Applauds Confirmation of Marty Walsh as Labor Secretary

The OPCMIA applauds the U.S. Senate for confirming the nomination of Marty Walsh as United States Secretary of Labor and congratulates Secretary Walsh upon taking office.
March 11, 2021
General President Daniel Stepano

OPCMIA Applauds Enactment of American Rescue Plan

On behalf of the OPCMIA’s 56,000 proud members, I want to thank President Biden, and the 220 U.S. Representatives and 50 U.S. Senators whose signature and votes, respectively, made the American Rescue Plan the law of the land.
March 10, 2021

OPCMIA Applauds House Passage of PRO Act

Late yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives empowered American workers to improve their lives by passing the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act by a bipartisan vote of 225-206.
January 14, 2021

OPCMIA Applauds House Impeachment Vote

On behalf of the OPCMIA’s 56,000 members, I applaud the House’s courageous bipartisan vote today to impeach President Donald Trump. President Trump incited an armed insurrection on January 6th, an attempt to violently overturn the legitimate results of a free and fair election to keep himself in power in direct violation of his oath of office to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
January 8, 2021

OPCMIA Congratulates Senators-Elect Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff

The OPCMIA congratulates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff on their historic victories for Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats. We also congratulate Stacey Abrams and the array of voter turnout organizations she founded and inspired for unleashing the forces of democracy, overcoming voter suppression efforts, and ensuring that the will of the people of Georgia prevailed.
January 7, 2021

Democracy Prevails; Trump, Hawley, Cruz Must Step Down

Congress’ decision late last night to certify the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice President of the United States was a victory for democracy on a day when it was threatened like never before—both inside the U.S. Capitol and from the White House itself.
November 9, 2020
General President Daniel Stepano

OPCMIA Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden And Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

On behalf of OPCMIA’s 56,000 members, I offer our heartiest congratulations to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on being elected president and vice president of the United States. We enthusiastically endorsed the Biden-Harris ticket because they will fight for the well-being of all America’s working families in the White House.
November 4, 2020
General President Daniel Stepano

OPCMIA Urges Patience as All Votes Are Counted

As many election experts predicted, we do not yet know the winner of the presidential campaign, and of many races for the Senate, House, and state and local offices. The COVID-19 pandemic required unprecedented use of mail and early voting, and counting those votes takes time.