President’s Messages

June 2, 2020

OPCMIA Stands with Peaceful Protesters In Opposition to Racism, Injustice

The brutal murder of George Floyd ripped open the scars of our nation’s centuries-old history of racism and bigotry. Even worse, it was not an isolated incident but one in a long, destructive series of violent acts against African Americans that occur with appallingly predictable frequency.
March 30, 2020

General President Stepano Speaks Out on the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic presents a health and financial threat to all of us. But this is not a time for panic. Your union is taking all the necessary steps to ensure that we do everything in our power to minimize the economic impact of the pandemic and to protect the health and safety of you and your family.
March 3, 2020

OPCMIA Endorses Joe Biden for President

Citing his proven record as a fighter for working families, a union champion, and a uniter who will bring our nation together, the General Executive Board of the Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons’ International Association (OPCMIA) unanimously endorsed Joe Biden today to be the next President of the United States.
January 1, 2020

Happy New Year!

On behalf of the OPCMIA General Executive Board, I want to wish all of our members and their families a happy, rewarding, fulfilling New Year. Coming at the start of a new decade and being an election year as well, 2020 will be momentous. That makes it imperative that all of us seek to have an impact, to shape the course of history, and to improve the lives of our brothers and sisters.
December 24, 2019

Merry Christmas!

On behalf of the OPCMIA General Executive Board, I wish every member of the OPCMIA family a joyous and merry Christmas. Our great union is a family — and we’re all about family. Because everything we do for our members in organizing, bargaining, marketing, training and safety also benefits their spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren and other loved ones.