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Recently, at a meeting held for the lead Officers of Locals across the International Union, Retired ADC Director Don Brown was honored with the Craft Award for Outstanding Local/ADC Officer. 

Recently, the Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 took job action against MSD.

Several of our Bricklayers' Local 1 Members competed in the SpecMix Regional Bricklayer 500 event held annually on September 28, 2017. Among those who competed, two of our members won top honors. 

Brother Bill Guidicy receiving his 25 Years of Service Award Pin from Local 18 President Mike Weber

Brother Russell Buechler is shown above after receiving his 40 year service pin award (July 2017 at the September meeting) from Secretary-Treasurer John Hopkin (r) and Director Brian Jennewein (l

Vice News on HBO is a "daily" news show with an additional in-depth episode which airs separately.  In the last few weeks, they've done some stories which are particularly relevant to not only our trade, but Unions in general.  The SAM-100 robot was featured on the show in late July 2017 and is a topic which has been discussed many times by both Don and Brian over the last several years. We felt it was very important to share this particular feature with our membership. 

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Vice News on HBO is a "daily" news show with an additional in-depth episode which airs separately.  In the last few weeks, they've done some stories which are particularly relevant to not only our trade, but Unions in general.  

The Missouri AFL-CIO announced at a Rally held at the IBEW Local 1 Hall in St. Louis on August 8 that just over of 300,000 signatures were collected on the Citizens' Referendum Petition initiative. Not only were there  300,000 (prior to all of the Petitions even being turned in!), ALL EIGHT CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS WERE CERTIFIED!  That number is more than 150% of our goal and should be well more than enough to put this measure on the November 2018 ballot for the citizens of Missouri to vote on.