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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.

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

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

At the Local 23MO Christmas Party held earlier in December, Improver Austen Arnold and Apprentice Dessiree (Annie) Harvey are pictured next to their class project, a fireplace they proudly built for the party.  

In observance of New Year's, there will be NO January 2020 Union Meetings for Bricklayers' Local 1 OR for Tilesetter's Local 18.  

We will see you in February! 

In November 2019, some of our Local 1 Apprentices assisted in building the load-bearing block piers for the new wheelchair-accessible house in progress for former Rock Hill Police Officer Mathew Crosby, who was shot and paralyzed in the line of duty.  These piers will hold up the deck from the second floor of the house and will be wrapped in stone at a later date. 

The BAC ADC of Eastern Missouri Joint Apprenticeship and Training School recently hosted a Scaffold Training for our Members.  We'd like to thank Ray Boehm and Goedecke for helping to put this training together.

We are the “Best Hands in the Business,” because of our world-class Apprenticeship & training programs. led by our amazing Apprentice Instructors Dale Jennewein, Steve Jahnsen and Stoyan Hristov. 

With the guidance from our Bricklayers Local 1 Apprentice Instructor Dale Jennewein, Nate Estes, a level 5 Apprentice, and Courtland Rhodes, a level 4 Apprentice are shown below laying brick in the shop.

Officers and Members of Tilesetters Local 18 of Missouri have an active job action against Planet Fitness, located at the corner of Chippewa and S. Kingshighway, for hiring American Flooring, an out-of-state non-Signatory Contractor, to do work on this location. 

Mike Weber, President and Business Agent for Tilesetters Local 18 of Missouri, spoke with the Lead Installer for this company who informed him he is working for $25/hr with no benefits and said the rest of the crew is paid $20/hr with no benefits.

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.