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In late January 2021, Apprentices from our Tile, Marble & Terrazzo Workers' Union Local 18 of Missouri Apprenticeship Program crafted and delivered a handmade mosaic tile recreation of the M

The COVID vaccines are becoming more widely available. As indicated in the graphics below, the vaccine is no-cost.  More information can be found here:

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

The International Pension Funds (IPF) and International Health Funds (IHF) in conjunction with the Member Assistance Program (MAP) have launched a new website, http://bacbenefits.org/

CBS is creating a new, competitive reality show with a working title of “Tough as Nails” and asked for help to locate contestants that best represent the Trade Unions. 

Representatives from United Healthcare, Cigna Dental, and the IHF held a Health Fair in the ADC Hall on Wednesday, October 9  for all ADC members and their families.  The services included biometric screenings and flu shots, as well as several giveaways.

Reprinted with written permission from the September-October 2019 issue of St. Louis CNR Magazine
Excerpted from "Multitude of Flooring Options Offer Spectrum of Colors, Branding, Character" by Kerry Smith. Photo and article used with permission.



TERRAZZO, RESINOUS, LUXURY VINYL AND WOOD FLOORING SURFACES OFFER
PROJECT OWNERS, DESIGNERS AND CONTRACTORS MORE COLOR AND TEXTURE
CHOICES THAN EVER BEFORE.

Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 have an active job action against Fairfield Inn & Suites on Butler Hill Road at Hwy 55, for hiring a contractor that pays its workers substandard wages and benefits was hired to build this new hotel location.
 
Thanks to Retired Local 18 Tilesetters Steve Hanlon and Richard Hanlon for volunteering their time to assist us with the bannering!
 
If you are interested in assisting in the ADC's banner

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.