Bricklayers Local 4
The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers represents workers in the trowel trades. Today’s members are trained and skilled at a multitude of construction trades including bricklaying, pointing, caulking, refractory, erecting and setting pre-cast panels, ceramic tile, marble, stone, and terrazzo.
About 200 local members work in Clay, Daviess, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Parke, Pike, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo counties. Membership benefits include a fair wage and benefit package of health and welfare coverage, pensions and annuities.
The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, founded in 1865 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the oldest continuous Union in North America and represents roughly 85,000 skilled masonry trowel trades workers in the United States and Canada including bricklayers, stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tile setters, terrazzo and mosaic workers, and pointers/cleaners/caulkers.
Steve Hunter, Field Rep
31 1/2 South 13th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Bricklayers Local 4 offers a four-year training program consisting of 576 classroom and 5,426 on the job hours.
Apprentices learn varied aspects of building, industrial, commercial and residential construction including building walls, partitions, chimneys and other structural forms from brick, block, or other masonry material.
Apprentices learn building layout, construction math, pattern bonds, masonry wall styles, arch construction, grout and flashing, waterproofing, pointing and cleaning, blueprint reading,
welding, rigging, stone setting, and OSHA 10.