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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. 

Our Bricklayers’ Local 1 Apprentices recently gave their time on a community outreach project at the St.

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! 

Tough as Nails is a competition series that celebrates everyday Americans who consider the calluses on their hands a badge of honor. Competitors are tested for their strength, endurance, agility, and mental toughness in challenges that take place in real world work environments. One by one, they are eliminated until the Tough As Nails winner is named.

In early August, both Locals 1 and 18 held their first in-person Union Meetings since March, having taken a hiatus due to the ongoing pandemic. 

At the August 2020 Local 1 Union Meeting, ADC Director Brian Jennewein and ADC Secretary-Treasurer John Hopkin presented Brother David Gettinger with his 40-Year Service Pin.  

We are proud to announce that Bricklayers' Local 1 of Missouri Apprentice Bricklayer Rueben Gill represented the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the State of Missouri during the Convention's Roll Call on Tuesday, August 18.
 
In case you couldn't watch it live, here's his segment.

The Officers and Members of Tilesetters Local 18 of Missouri have an active job action against the Taco Bell location being built at 620 S. Fifth Street in St. Charles. The out-of-state General Contractor on the project, GC Innovative Construction, hired out-of-state non-Signatory Contractor Scissons Tile to do work on this project. 

We'd like to thank all of the Local Trades who supported our Job Action: Sheet Metal Workers Local 36, IBEW Local 1 Electricians, and UA Local 562 Plumbers & Pipefitters.

The Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 have an active job action against the Beaumont Building (formerly the AT&T Building) located at Locust and Beaumont in Downtown St. Louis. The General Contractor on the project, Altman Charter, hired non-Signatory Contractor Harambee Tuckpointing to do work on this project. 

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. Louis, for hiring a non-Signatory Contractor, Gergs Construction. This non-Signatory Contractor pays workers substandard wages and benefits.

Thanks to Local 1 Bricklayer Wasim Aziz for volunteering his time to assist us with this job action!

If you are interested in assisting in the ADC's bannering efforts, please call the Hall.

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