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 9, 2021

OPCMIA Supports Women in Construction Week

Just as the OPCMIA empowers our Steel Edge Women to reach the heights of their craft and to be leaders of their union, we support Women in Construction Week, recognizing and celebrating the growing role of women in the trades.
February 19, 2021

OPCMIA Supports Those in Need

Last June, as the COVID pandemic caused a sharp rise in hunger and food insecurity, former OPCMIA Office Manager Nick Scholz, a Deacon at the Shrine of St. Jude Catholic Church in Rockville, Md., asked his union to support his church’s St. Stephen’s Food Pantry.
January 25, 2021

Steel Edge Woman Stars on “Tough As Nails”

Liz Nichols, a proud member of OPCMIA Local 555 in Portland, Oregon, stars in the CBS reality series “Tough As Nails,” premiering on February 10th. A native of Waltham, Massachusetts with seven years of experience as an OPCMIA cement mason, Liz is a union activist and serves on Local 555’s Executive Board.
January 14, 2021

Make A Wish and Make a Difference

Proud OPCMIA members are pillars of their communities. And we give back to our communities at every opportunity. The Steel Edge Women of Cement Masons Local 528 in Washington State exemplify what this ethos is all about.
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.
December 21, 2020

Congratulations to Local 528’s Rebekah Lyons!

Rebekah Lyons, a proud member of OPCMIA Local 528 in Washington State, was named a winner of the December Tradeswomen Heroes Award by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU).
October 26, 2020

OPCMIA Launches Action Center App

The OPCMIA Action Center App is available for free downloads for both Apple and Android phones. You now have the power to make your voice heard at the fingertips of your smartphone.