October 21, 2020

Steel Edge Women Caucus at Virtual TWBN Conference

The OPCMIA Steel Edge Women Caucus met virtually at the TWBN Conference recently and had a positive, productive and important meeting about empowerment on the job and within their union.
October 9, 2020

Join the OPCMIA Steel Edge Women Virtual Caucus

With the annual Trades Women Build Nations (TWBN) Conference being held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the OPCMIA Steel Edge Women will hold their caucus virtually, as well. This provides an opportunity for all Steel Edge Women — not just those who have attended TWBN in person — to attend, connect with their sisters, and empower themselves.
September 25, 2020

General President Stepano Unveils Cutting Edge VR Training to NFCA Conference

The OPCMIA has pioneered groundbreaking, state-of-the-art virtual reality fireproofing training that can be provided at any location in a safe, cost-efficient and highly effective way. Watch GP Dan Stepano explain and demonstrate how it works.
September 20, 2020

OPCMIA Mourns the Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg defined greatness. She possessed an extraordinary legal mind and used it to change the course of history, bringing our nation closer to the ideal of equality for all.
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.
June 25, 2020

Congratulations to Our 2020 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.
June 16, 2020

OPCMIA Supports Food Relief Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

One of the harshest impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is a massive increase in hunger and food insecurity with a record 40 million Americans losing their jobs just since mid-March. Nick Scholz, a former OPCMIA Office Manager who is now retired, is doing something about this.
June 4, 2020

2020 Trades Women Build Nation Conference on Hold

This year’s 10th International Conference, scheduled for October 2-4, 2020 in Washington, D.C., has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Organizers are encouraging potential participants NOT to make travel or hotel arrangements at this time.