From the Desk of Troy Garland

NEWS ARTICLE October 5, 2015 From the Desk of Troy Garland: In September, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers held its Convention in Baltimore, Maryland. The IUBAC Convention proudly commemorated the 150th anniversary of the founding of our great Union. The theme of the Convention; Build – Adapt – Change was a fitting tribute to BAC as the longest continuous construction Union in America. The Convention highlighted the re-election of Jim Boland as our International President. President Boland is a Local 3 member and our previous President. In attendance for Local 3 as delegates were Local 3 President Dave Jackson, Sec/Treas. Tony Santos, Vice Chairmen Peifer, Garland and Kantoniemi. Field Representative Randy Smith attended to receive the International Craft Award for “Best Use of Masonry Materials” for Levi Stadium. Congratulations to all our members and contractors who had the opportunity to work on the stadium. Field Representative Darin Compton was appointed as a judge for the National Apprenticeship Contest held in conjunction with the Convention. We would like to thank Local 3 tile apprentices David Salas, Ramiro Lopez and PCC apprentice Jose Gomez for proudly representing Local 3. There were 50 resolutions presented at the Convention. These resolutions were assigned to the following committees; Affiliates, Apprenticeship and Training, Collective Bargaining, Communications and Education, Constitution and Laws, Finance, General Good, International Benefits, Member Services and Safety. The following...

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