President’s Messages

October 29, 2018

Moral Leadership Lacking

Hateful speech leads to hateful actions. If there is any lesson to be drawn from the two most recent terrorist attacks in the United States — the pipe bombs mailed to 12 prominent critics of President Trump, and the mass murder of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh — this is it.
August 31, 2018

Labor Day 2018: Our Time is Now

This Labor Day weekend is a time for OPCMIA members to reflect on what their union means to them, and on what it means to be a part of the North American labor movement.
July 31, 2018

Calling all OPCMIA Veterans!

To support and salute the many proud OPCMIA members who sacrificed to defend our freedom, it is my great honor to announce the launch of OPCMIA’s veterans web page.
January 16, 2018

Members Make the Union

Unions demonstrate the power of collective action. When workers join together, they gain the clout to get better wages and benefits, safe workplaces, world-class training and improved working conditions.
October 25, 2017

Strengthening the Three Legs of OPCMIA

A stool needs three legs to hold you up. Take away one and it falls on its side, sending you sprawling on the floor. Our union is also built on three legs: Organizing, Training and Jurisdiction.