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During the January 2019 Regular Union Meeting, ADC Secretary-Treasurer John Hopkin performed the swearing-in of Brother Michael Fox, Jr., from Apprentice Bricklayer to Journeyman Bricklayer.

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Bricklayers' Local 1 Members took job action against non-Signatory Contractor Carvalho Masonry, who was selected by General Contractor Pernikoff Construction, to work at a restoration job off Hampton Avenue. 

Walking picket for this job action is Ernar Hodzic, the brother of Tilesetters' Local 18 Member Senad Hodzic. 

Recently, the Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 took Job Action against a new Chick-Fil-A, being built on Hampton in South City by an out-of-state, non-Union Contractor from Arkansas. 

Shown below are Local 1 Member Wasim Aziz and Ernar Hodzic, brother of Local 18 Member Senad Hodzic, at the Job Action on Chick-Fil-A.

As a result of this Job Action, Chick-Fil-A agreed to build future stores using Union Labor. 

Over the Summer, your ADC Officers spent several weeks volunteering their time at the Lift for Life Gym. 

RECENT PASSINGS

LEO DUFRENNE – 60 YEAR GOLD CARD MEMBER 
Died January 2, 2019 at 80 Years Old

R. WAYNE SCHMIDT – 58 YEAR GOLD CARD MEMBER 

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.  Perhaps we are a bit biased, but we'd say it's justified. 

As part of the awards ceremony. the International Union put together a short video presentation on Don that we have linked below for our membership. 

Please join us in congratulating Don on this well-deserved honor!

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