Special Elections for Delegates for the OPCMIA International Convention

There will be an election for delegates for the OPCMIA International Convention.The election will be on June 8, 2019. The election will take place at the Plasterer and Cement Mason Local 502 area 5 Union hall at 739 S. 25th Ave, Bellwood, IL. Polls will be open from 8:00AM to 2:00PM.



When you work in an area other than your home local (Cook and DuPage Counties), you are required to call the Local’s area you are working in to “clear in”. Failure to do so could result is charges being preferred against you. AREA 638, Kane, McHenry, DeKalb, Kendall Counties, 847-961-6585 AREA 161, Will, Grundy Counties 815-725-0487 AREA 362, Lake County

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Gold Card members

Congratulations to the following 40 year gold card members, Brother Tom Kendall, Brother Jose Lopez, Brother Arthur L. English. Also 30 year gold card member Mike Sealander. Congratulations to all!!!


Annuity Changes

Cement Masons’ and Plasterers Local 502 Area 5 Annuity Fund and the Chicago Plastering Institute has renegotiated the administration cost for the Annuity to be $8.50 per month down from $21.00 per month and the third part administrator (TPA) Quorum’s fee is $5.00 per quarter down from $10.00 per quarter.