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The Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 have an active job action against the Campbell House Museum addition being built on North 15th Street in Downtown St.

In addition to posting about Current Projects our members are working on, we occasionally like to show off our Members on the

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

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)

Bricklayers' Local 1 has an active job action against Adan's Masonry Plus at the Ballwin Village West Plaza, for hiring a contractor paying substandard wages to add cultured stone piers on the front of stores in the plaza. This plaza is located in front of Target on Manchester Road in Ballwin.