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The new IHF Clinic inside the new ADC Hall located in Fenton, Missouri, opens to all active Members and their families on Tuesday, August 17!

The ADC Union Hall, IHF Health Fund Office, and Local 1 Pension Fund Office have relocated to our new home in Fenton, Missouri!

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 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.