On March 13th, Conor Lamb rocked the political world by winning a narrow upset victory in the special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional district. This is a district that Donald Trump won by 20 percent in 2016.
The 2018 mid-term elections will determine control of the U.S. House and Senate, 36 governorships, control of most state legislatures, and many county and municipal offices. The outcome of these elections will directly affect OPCMIA members’ lives.
On Monday, February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, a case designed to strike a dagger in the heart of the labor movement and cripple the power of workers to improve their lives.
In a great victory for OPCMIA members and other building trades workers, the new life-saving silica standard developed by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was recently upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
It is with a heavy heart that I must inform you that Brother Mark Harder, OPCMIA International Training Fund Coordinator, suffered an unexpected medical emergency yesterday while preparing to report to work at headquarters.
At OPCMIA, we look out for our brothers and sisters and we leave no one behind. That’s why we’re making this appeal for Tim Lange, a proud member of Local 599, Area 257, LaCrosse/Eau Claire, Wisconsin.