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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!
Attention RETIRED Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri members with an Aetna Medicare Advantage plan:

You will be receiving a letter from Aetna if you haven’t already received it including the following updates positively impacting your coverage.

• We’ve waived member out-of-pockets costs or cost sharing for COVID-19
diagnostic testing and introduced zero co-pay telemedicine visits for the next 90 days,
helping to remove barriers to care.

• We’ve waived charges for home delivery of all prescription medications from CVS

The Officers and Members of Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri have an active job action against The City Museum, located on Washington Avenue in Downtown St. Louis, for hiring The Wright Mason, a non-Signatory Contractor paying its workers substandard wages and benefits.   This non-Signatory Contractor was hired to repair and re-lay 30,000 brick parapet walls.  

If you are interested in assisting in the ADC's bannering efforts, please call the Hall.

Below is a video of David Cay Johnson, an investigative journalist, author and expert on tax and economic policy, explaining Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution pension plans.

The last couple weeks kicked off our Spring Semester at the ADC Apprenticeship Training Center with Bricklayers Local 1 Apprentice Coordinator Dale Jennewein.

Below are some photos of our new Level 1 Bricklayers and PCCs hard at work in the shop. 

A few of the Bricklayers Local 1 Apprentices spent the day laying block for the base of a new athletics equipment shed at Eureka High School, whose campus was extensively damaged by back-to-back flooding. 

An opinion piece went live on Medium.com a few months ago outlining the many ways the poor and working class workers are being abused by the rich, i.e., the Waltons, the Bezoses, the Trumps. In it, she explains that job creation isn’t any more than a catchphrase and doesn’t mean anything to the average person. Many of the points made in this article are going to sound familiar, as they are similar talking points to the anti-RTW movement. It is worth the ten or so minutes it will take you to read.

At the Local 23MO Christmas Party held earlier in December, Improver Austen Arnold and Apprentice Dessiree (Annie) Harvey are pictured next to their class project, a fireplace they proudly built for the party.  

In observance of New Year's, there will be NO January 2020 Union Meetings for Bricklayers' Local 1 OR for Tilesetter's Local 18.  

We will see you in February!