April 4, 2018

April 4: A Day of Remembrance and Resolve

Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated, a tragic and devastating blow to the cause of economic and social justice.
March 30, 2018
Marissa Goodsky OPCMIA Apprentice

Proud OPCMIA Apprentice Featured in The New York Times

Marissa Goodsky is a concrete mason apprentice and member of OPCMIA Local 633 in Roseville, Minn., who was recently interviewed in The New York Times.
March 29, 2018
Conor Lamb

Unions Key to Conor Lamb’s Victory

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.
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.