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The 2020 Bricklayer500 Regional Competition was held at Midwest Brick & Block on Saturday, October 10, 2020.

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

The ADC recently launched Online Dues Payments through the Member Portal.

The Fall Semester has gotten started for our Tile, Marble & Terrazzo Apprentices at the ADC Apprenticeship Training Center under the guidance of Local 18 Apprentice Coordinator/Instructor Charlie Reiter.  

Below Tile Setter Improvers Tim Jansen and Jacob Baldi shown with Apprentice Coordinator/Instructor Charlie Reiter during classroom learning. 

As reported in the joint ADC Informational Meetings livestreamed on our Facebook page in April 2020, below is a list of the Urgent Care Facilities with a $5 copay for BAC Members and their dependents with IHF Insurance beginning May 1, 2020. 

Please consult this list for specific locations with the reduced copay before seeking treatment.  If the location you use is not listed here, the copay will be the normal $30 rate.

Get excited! The 2020 Bricklayer 500 Regional Competition is THIS SATURDAY at Kirchner Midwest Brick & Block!
 
There's a whole day of competitions, starting with the Apprentice Competition at 7:30am, followed by the Bricklayer500 main event at 11:00am, and the Blocklaying Contest starting at 12:30pm. 

You can follow along can cheer on your Local 1 Brothers with the livestream feed on the Specmix Facebook page. 

Join us on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 pm CST to hear important information from presenters with the IHF, United Healthcare, SavRx, and Cigna Dental! You can participate in biometric screenings AT-HOME and earn a chance to WIN raffle prizes from United Healthcare, SavRx, and Cigna!

Please pre-register for the event by visiting the link below: http://bit.ly/BACVirtualHealthFair2020

The Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 of Missouri have an active job action against the Walmart location in Maplewood Commons. This project is being bannered to alert the public that Walmart has hired David Robertson Construction, out of Springfield, MO,  an out-of-town, non-signatory contractor paying below area standard wages negotiated by Local 1.

Brut Media published a video outlining the differences between Joe Biden and Donald Trump that is worth your time to watch prior to this upcoming election. 

The Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 of Missouri have an active job action against the ownership of the new development under construction at The Shoppes at Hilltop, in Eureka Missouri. This project is being bannered to alert the public that the ownership of this development is using his maintenance staff to lay brick on the weekends and paying below area standards for the work.

This year's Bricklayer 500 Regional Competition will be held Saturday, October 10 at Midwest Brick & Block.  And, NEW THIS YEAR, the top four masons with the highest adjusted brick counts at the end of the season will earn a spot on the World Championship roster with the SPEC MIX REGIONAL SERIES WILD CARD CHALLENGE!