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 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.
November 9, 2017
Globe and Mail Article Screen Capture

Canada Lectures U.S. on Workers’ Rights

Just how low have we sunk? Here we have another country lecturing the United States about workers’ rights. And actually trying to strengthen them, which is more than we can say about our current president and Congress.
October 19, 2017
OPCMIA Taining Department

Where Are the Good Jobs?

There’s an old political axiom that has continuously been proven true in every national election: “In the end, people vote their pocket books.” Or as James Carville put it more bluntly during President Bill Clinton’s campaign, “It's the economy, stupid.”