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Bricklayers Local 1 of Missouri has an active job action against Savannah’s in Cedar Hill for hiring a non-Signatory Contractor

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!

The Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 of Missouri have an active job action against the Walmart location in Maplewood Commons. This project is being bannered to alert the public that Walmart has hired David Robertson Construction, out of Springfield, MO,  an out-of-town, non-signatory contractor paying below area standard wages negotiated by Local 1.

Brut Media published a video outlining the differences between Joe Biden and Donald Trump that is worth your time to watch prior to this upcoming election. 

The Officers and Members of Bricklayers' Local 1 of Missouri have an active job action against the ownership of the new development under construction at The Shoppes at Hilltop, in Eureka Missouri. This project is being bannered to alert the public that the ownership of this development is using his maintenance staff to lay brick on the weekends and paying below area standards for the work.

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.

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. 

Below are some photos of our new (socially distanced) Level 1 Bricklayers hard at work in the shop and being observed by some of our Local 1 Officers.  

Shown below is Local 1 Apprentice Bricklayer Isaiah Bell (Leonard Masonry) working on his wall. 

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.