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Our 2nd Annual Member Appreciation Day was held Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Did you know that the IMTEF recently introduced Maternity and Childcare benefits for our Members?  These programs are another great step toward making high-paying construction jobs with great benef

One of the benefits of being a Member of the ADC of Eastern Missouri is your free membership with the Midwest Coalition of Labor, and all the great benefits that come with it! 

Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri took job action against Weinhardt Party Rentals, located on The Hill at 5901 Elizabeth, for hiring a non-Signatory Contractor to do the brickwork their building. 

It was our pleasure to present Brother Richard Abeln, a 3rd Generation Member and 3rd Generation Contractor, with his 75 Years of Service Award recently.  Also shown are BAC ADC of Eastern Missouri Secretary-Treasurer John Hopkin, who service his Apprenticeship under Mr. Abeln, and Director Brian Jennewein.

Congratulations to Brother Abeln on this milestone, thank you for your many years of loyalty to Local 1!
It was our pleasure to present Brother Robert Granzow with his 75 Years of Service Award recently.  Shown are Eastern Missouri Secretary-Treasurer John Hopkin, Brother Robert Granzow, his wife Shirley, and ADC of Eastern Missouri Director Brian Jennewein. 
Congratulations to Brother Granzow on this milestone, thank you for your many years of loyalty to Local 1! 

Our Apprentice Coordinators and Instructors, along with some of our Business Agents and Apprentices, recently attended the Build My Future Job Fair held at the St. Charles Family Arena. During the event, they showcased our trades to over 1,000 high school seniors in the St. Louis area, and gave them the opportunity to try it out for themselves.  

The video below shows some of the highlights of that event

We'd like to give a hearty congratulations to Josh Rehme (Patrico Masonry) for winning First Place in the 3rd Year Apprentice category at the SkillsUSA Competition held in conjuction with the 2022 Bricklayer500 World Championships in Las Vegas earlier this week!

He is shown above with his prize-winning wall.

Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri took job action against Savannah’s in Cedar Hill for hiring a non-Signatory Contractor to do the brickwork their new addition.
Please take a moment to check out these "toolbox talks" videos regarding COVID Vaccinations and vaccination hesitancy that were recorded by the St. Louis Construction Cooperative during the presentation of Dr. Patrick Mazi, fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine. 
The videos can be viewed here: Toolbox Talks