OPCMIA Tri State District Council

Local Union 526

OPCMIA Local 526

Pittsburgh, Ohio, Erie and Johnstown Area

Welcome to the OPCMIA Local Union 526 Web Site

OPCMIA Local Union 526 belongs to the Operative Plasterers’ & Cement Masons International Association (OPCMIA) of the United States and Canada, AFL-CIO. Covering 33 counties of Western Pennsylvania.


Member Information

Visit our Member Page information and resources for members.

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What's New

Pay "Window Dues" with a credit card.

Members can now pay thier "Window Dues" with a credit card. You can call to make a payment or stop by the office.

PA Unemployment Benefits
How to File For PA Unemployment Benefits

Here are some resources for members looking to file for PA Unemployment Benefits

Click here for for information about PA Unemployment Benefits. This link will redirect you to the PA.gov website.

How to reopen UC Claim View PDF


Job Schedules
To request members for a job, please have the following information.
  • Job Name
  • Location
  • Type Of Work
  • Start Time
  • Number of Members

Call the Union office at (412) 761-6310. If after regular office hours, you can call (412) 760-7672.

Wages and Rates

Employers looking for current wages and rates for Plasterers and Cement Masons can find this information on the OPCMIA 526 Combined Funds web site.

Visit opcmia526funds.org
Partner with OPCMIA

Interested in becoming a partner with OPCMIA? Visit the OPCMIA web site to learn more.

Visit opcmia.org


Apprentice Training

The Cement Masons Apprenticeship Program is a three year program consisting of 3,000 hours on-the-job training, 144 hours of related instruction, and apprentices are trained on-the-job and in the classroom in Munhall, PA

Learn more at www.futureroadbuilders.com/opportunities/masons/

If you are looking for current apprentice class schedule Contact Us.

Safety Training

Most jobs require members to have current safety training such as:

  • First-Aid
  • CPR
  • OSHA

For more information or to shedule a training class, Contact Us.

Advanced Training and Certifications

If you’re an experienced plasterer or cement mason, Advanced training courses for journeypeople are available. Some of the courses available are:

  • ACI Certification
  • High Angle Rope Rescue

Training Schedule

Date Start Time Class Location
February 11, 2023 8am OSHA 10 Local 526 Union Hall
February 12, 2023 8am OSHA 10 Local 526 Union Hall
February 25, 2023 8am ACI Local 526 Union Hall
February 25, 2023 8am CPR / AED Local 526 Union Hall
To Be Announced NRMCA