December 4, 2019

OPCMIA Spreads Holiday Cheer

The OPCMIA recently visited Lindale Middle School in Linthicum Heights MD to spread holiday cheer. Students used VR technology to learn about fireproofing and other OPCMIA crafts and they made ornaments for the OPCMIA Xmas tree. A great time was had by all!
October 10, 2019

Steel-Edge Women Build Nations

The OPCMIA’s proud Steel-Edge Women played an active, important role in the just-concluded ninth international Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference in Minneapolis. More than 2,800 tradeswomen — including the largest OPCMIA delegation ever — gathered to share experiences and best practices with their sisters, to learn about new programs and opportunities in the industry, and to engage with top leaders from government, industry and 15 international building trades unions.
September 23, 2019
Labor Union Word Cloud

We Stand with the Striking UAW Members at GM

The OPCMIA stands in solidarity with the 50,000 courageous United Auto Workers members on strike for justice and a fair contract at General Motors.
August 29, 2019

General President Stepano’s Keynote Address

At the 52nd OPCMIA General Convention, General President Daniel E. Stepano discussed the state of our union today, our proud past, and the vibrant future each and every member must create for our brothers and sisters, and our families.
August 19, 2019

Delegates to OPCMIA Convention Unanimously Elect General President Daniel E. Stepano, Entire Leadership Team

Delegates to the OPCMIA’s 52nd Convention unanimously re-elected General President Daniel Stepano, General Secretary-Treasurer Kevin Sexton, Executive Vice President Todd Lair, Vice President Richard Bailey, Vice President Michael Hubler, Vice President Doug Taylor and Vice President Rob Mason. They also unanimously elected Christian Feller as Vice President, replacing Richard Wassill, who retired.
July 29, 2019

Congratulations to Our 2019 Patrick D. Finley Scholarship Fund Winners

The Patrick D. Finley Scholarship Fund, continues to provide educational opportunities for the sons and daughters of the OPCMIA! Each year eight grants are awarded, one for each successful candidate for his/her education.
July 9, 2019
Cement Mason

Action Alert: Our Apprenticeships Under Threat!

The OPCMIA and our brother and sister unions in the building trades run the best apprenticeship programs in the world, providing comprehensive skills and safety training that empowers new members to learn while they earn and generates the world-class craftspeople our industry needs.
June 24, 2019
Women Build Nations Conference

Trades Women Build Nations Conference To be Held October 4-6, 2019

Construction craftswomen from across the nation will gather from October 4-6 in Minneapolis for the 9th National Trades Women Build Nations Conference. The OPCMIA, led by Local 599 Business Agent and Steel Edge Women Chair Kilah Engelke, will have an active presence in the 2019 Conference, as in years past.
March 15, 2019
Steel Edge Women of the OPCMIA Initiative Unveiling Ceremony

OPCMIA’s Steel Edge Women Take the Lead

In a new initiative to empower women members within their union and throughout the industry, the Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) launched the Steel Edge Women on March 13th at its 2019 East and West Coast Business Manager Meeting.