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10 BAC Sporting Life P R E S ID E N T ’S M E S S A G E /M E N S A J E D E L P R E S ID E N TE 1 L E G IS L ATIV E & P O L ITICA L U P DATE 3

5&7 Seismic Retrofitting Before It’s Too Late

Right-to-Work-for-Less Update • President Boland, Local 3 California Honored by Worker Advocacy Group

M em b ers at W or k 4

“Best of the Best” on Display at DePaul’s New Theatre School • Elite Monument Earthquake Repair Team Taps BAC Contractor, Members

imi 6

Air Barrier Certifications Promise More Jobs for BAC Members • Seismic Test Shows Retrofitting Essential to Ensure Public Safety and Structural Integrity • IMI and BAC Commit Major Funding to Advance BIM for Masonry • Welding Classes Begin at Flynn Center

news in b rie f 8

Wondolowski Elected to Lead Cleveland Building Trades • Questionnaire for Women Members • Superstorm Sandy Can’t Wash Away Solidarity

b ac sporting li f e 10

Fishing Derby Brings the Great Outdoors to Great Group of Kids

international f unds 16

Direct Deposit Now Required for Federal Benefit Payments • IPF Canada Grow-in Benefits/Opt-out Notice • Sav-Rx True to its Name • Save Money – Use Network Laboratories

apprentices 18

2012 BAC Western States Apprentice Contest • Local 1 Washington Outstanding Apprentice Honored • 2012 Wisconsin District Council Contest • BAC Members Win Big at Masonry Skills Challenge • Local 3 MA/ME/NH/RI Hosts 2012 Contest retirees

22 I n M emoriam

Retired IU President John T. Joyce

Local 2 New York/Vermont Veteran Survived Pearl Harbor • Local 3 California Life Member Manny Sears • Local 5 Pennsylvania Retiree Breakfast canada

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Local 1 Nova Scotia Hosts Marketing Training • La section locale de la Nouvelle-Écosse organise une formation en marketing

LO CA L   C O M PA S S 22 sa f et y

New Website Helps Workers and Contractors Work Safely with Silica


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Retired IU President John T. Joyce • Bob Douglas, Local 21 Illinois — Retired IU Craft Director • Leroy E. Hunter, Local 15 West Virginia — Retired WV ADC Director

Issue 1 - 2013  

bricklayers union and allied craftworkers

Issue 1 - 2013  

bricklayers union and allied craftworkers