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Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri recently took job action as a result of the General Contractor awarding a portion of bricklayers' work to Flooring Systems, a 1310 Carpenters Contractor, at the new

The new IHF Clinic inside the new ADC Hall located in Fenton, Missouri, opens to all active Members and their families on Tuesday, August 17!

The ADC Union Hall, IHF Health Fund Office, and Local 1 Pension Fund Office have relocated to our new home in Fenton, Missouri!
Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 have an active job action against Fairfield Inn & Suites on Butler Hill Road at Hwy 55, for hiring a contractor that pays its workers substandard wages and benefits was hired to build this new hotel location.
 
Thanks to Retired Local 18 Tilesetters Steve Hanlon and Richard Hanlon for volunteering their time to assist us with the bannering!
 
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The U.S. Bates Scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2021 competition. Every year the program selects three students to receive a stipend of $5,000 per year for up to four years.

To be considered for the 2021 U.S. Bates Scholarship, a student must be the child or stepchild of a U.S. member in good standing of a BAC Local, and plan to enter college in the fall of 2021. Students must plan to take the standardized “PSAT” exam in October 2019.

The 2019 Bricklayer500 Regional Competition was held at Midwest Brick & Block on Thursday, Sept 12, 2019. All 10 teams competing were Union members employed by Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri Signatory Contractors.  Photos below courtesy of SpecMix.

This week kicked off our Fall Semester at the ADC Apprenticeship Training Center with Bricklayers Local 1 Apprentice Coordinator Dale Jennewein and Tilesetters Local 18 Apprentice Coordinator Stoyan Hristov at the helm. 

Below are some photos of our new Level 1 Bricklayers and PCCs hard at work in the shop and being observed using the MULE by JATC Trustees Brian Jennewein and Dave Gillick. Additionally, there are photos of our Level 2 and Level 3 Apprentices learning to read blueprints, working on a design-build and drawing out and building their own stone patterns. 

KMOV Channel 4 recently aired a fantastic story about St. Louis and its rich history with brickwork.

Any member interested in enrolling with East Central College to earn their Associates in Skilled Trades, can find out more information and enroll here:

https://www.eastcentral.edu/academics/skilled-trades-degree-bricklayers-...

Please be advised that the August 15, 2019, COMET Class has been cancelled. 

Next up in our series that takes a deeper look at each of our affiliates is the Bricklayers.

Name of Union: 
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC)