March 22, 2018
Vote 18 Midterm Elections

Vote in Your Primary Elections

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.
March 1, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court

War on Workers Reaches Supreme Court

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.
February 21, 2018
Grinding Concrete Silica Dust

OSHA Silica Standard Upheld By the Courts

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.
February 2, 2018
Brother Mark Harder

Keeping Brother Mark Harder in Our Thoughts and Prayers

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.
January 25, 2018
Tim and Debbie Lange

Please Aid a Brother in Need

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.
January 9, 2018
Harry Kozachenko

Our Brother Needs Your Help

Harry Kozachenko has been a proud OPCMIA member for 27 years, faithfully serving his brothers and sisters in various positions on Local Union 478’s Executive Board. And now he needs our help.
December 28, 2017
Winter Construction - Safety Tips

Protect Yourself in the Cold

With winter in full swing, every OPCMIA member working outdoors should take extra precautions when the weather is cold and icy — and ensure that your employer is giving you all the preparation and protection you need.
December 20, 2017
Buy Union for the Holidays

Buy Union for the Holidays!

When you purchase gifts, food and refreshments for the holidays, buying union not only ensures you receive the best-made products; it’s also in keeping with the spirit of the season, because you are supporting your sisters and brothers and striking a blow for economic justice.
December 13, 2017
Tri-State District Council Founding Members

OPCMIA Welcomes Tri-State District Council

On December 9th, OPMCIA members launched the Tri-State District Council, holding their inaugural convention in Morgantown, West Virginia.