OPCMIA Tri State District Council

OPCMIA Tri State District Council

Plasterers' and Cement Masons'

The Council brings together brothers and sisters from Western Pennsylvania, Youngstown Ohio, Cleveland Ohio (Plasterers), West Virginia, South East United States , and portions of Maryland and Virginia to strengthen their power to gain work hours, protect their rights, improve their training and safety , increase their numbers, and make their voices heard.

OPCMIA Local Unions

The Tri State District Council includes the following OPCMIA Local Unions. Select a Local below for news and information specific to that area and jurisdiction.

OPCMIA Local 526

Pittsburgh, Altoona, Bellefonte, Erie, Johnstown, New Castle, Rochester & Sharon, PA & Cleveland, OH (PL)

OPCMIA Local 926

West Virginia

OPCMIA Local 148

Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana,Mississippi, Alabama,Tennessee

Whats New

Current Projects

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PA CareerLink Beaver County

Was a great Job & Career fair today. Thanks to all that stopped today.

Women in Construction

The TSDC celebrates women in construction. Visit the OPCMIA website to learn more about the Steel Edge Women of the OPCMIA

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Why join a union.

As a union member you will have the protection of a union contract with basic rights including:

  • Improved job conditions.
  • The right to a fair hearing.
  • The ability to speak out for yourself and your fellow workers on work-related issues.

We collectively bargain our own contracts. Our representatives are committed to negotiating better wages, benefits, and conditions for their members. Through bargaining, we negotiate benefits such as:

  • Health and welfare to protect you and your family when you’re sick or injured.
  • Dental and vision care benefits.
  • Pension benefits to help you live the quality of life you deserve upon retirement.
  • Normal working hours, shift work, travel pay and overtime, etc.

We bargain for safer job conditions and enhanced health and safety programs that can help you prevent on-the-job injuries and better equip you for today’s market.

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Interested in joining?

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Career Training in the Plaster and Cement Mason Crafts

Looking for a new career?

If you’re looking for a career in a skilled trade with good wages and benefits and lifelong work in a fulfilling profession, you can earn as you learn to be a plasterer or cement mason through Local Aprrentice Training Programs. Contact the Local Union in your area to learn more.

Already a Journeyperson?

If you’re an experienced plasterer or cement mason, Local Unions offer training classes to keep you at the top of your craft with upgrading and safety courses that incorporate the latest processes, materials and technological breakthroughs.

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