Who Are These Diverse Skilled Craftsmen?
Members of Local Union No. 1 represent the most highly skilled trowel trades craft workers, including bricklayers, stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tile setters, terrazzo and mosaic workers and pointers, cleaners and caulkers. Contractor members utilize these skilled trades people to offer the highest quality workmanship in restoring a diverse range of building projects. The International Masonry Institute (IMI), with which members of the BRCA are also affiliated, is an international labor-management cooperative of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) and the contractors who employ its members. IMI programs include, among its many activities, the development of training programs for BAC trowel trades craft workers as well as a comprehensive safety training program.
Better Safe…Never Sorry
Local Union No. 1 provides state-of-the-art safety and skilled training through its apprentice school located in Long Island City. Building Restoration Contractors Association members employ graduates of this training program on their projects. The BRCA dedicates itself to advocating for safe and skilled union restoration work in New York City, understanding the value and integrity we bring to each and every task. Members of our work force have special riggers licenses, safety certification, liability insurance and comply with NYC Buildings Department regulations, offering the development and design community a consistent source for excellence – responsible contractors who deliver the highest level of quality on every job site.