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2019 BAC ADC of NJ Statewide Apprentice Contest

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On May 4, 2019, the BAC ADC of NJ Statewide Apprentice Contest was held at the IMI/BAC Bordentown Training Center.   Apprentices from Local Nos. 4 & 5 competed against each other within their level of 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year.  After the contest, lunch was provided for all by Masonry Contractors of New Jersey.

A round of applause to all who participated and CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!

FIRST PLACE:   1st year Apprentice Darren Darby of Local 4, 2nd year Apprentice Daniel Wall of Local 4, 3rd year Apprentice Brian Faggiano of Local 5 and 4th year Apprentice Michael …

We support the CMU Check-Off Resolution

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On April 17, 2019 Masonry Contractors of New Jersey voted unanimously to support the CMU Check-Off Resolution.

You can show your support too by contacting NCMA President Robert Thomas directly via email (rthomas@ncma.org).   

 

THE VISION of the CMU Check-Off :

Create the future path where concrete masonry is the product of choice by more effectively generating and leveraging industry investments to support needed research, education, and promotion that generates more demand and more sales.

For additional information on the CMU Check-Off visit the website:     https://www.cmucheckoff.com/

Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions found on their website…..…

Contractor Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Records to Cheat Workers Out of $200,000 by Not Paying Prevailing Wages

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Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that an Ocean County construction contractor pleaded guilty today to purposely not paying prevailing wages on a government contract valued over $75,000. As part of his criminal activity, the contractor falsified payroll records for the public contract to cover up the fact that he paid most of his employees only a fraction of the wages required under the Prevailing Wage Act, while not paying others at all. It is believed that many of the defendant’s employees were undocumented immigrants and he took advantage of their status.

Albert Chwedczuk, 45, of Toms River, N.J., pleaded …

2019 Supplier of the Year

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Congratulations to Cladding Concepts International; a division of Belden Tri-State Building Materials; on being awarded 2019 Supplier of the Year at the New York City Construction Awards held at the New York Builders Expo on March 12, 2019.

Joe Rice of Belden Tri-State Building Materials announced their prestigious recognition as the 2019 Supplier of the Year at the New York City Construction Awards.   Joe noted, “The projects recognized were facade and specialty projects that were supplied through our Cladding Concepts division.  The panel used our corporate Belden family name and I am very happy because everything we do is a …

2019 Flashing Classes

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On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019, in Fairfield, the Masonry Contractors of NJ coordinated with flashing manufacturers and suppliers Krando Metal Products, York Manufacturing, GCP Applied Technologies, Hohmann & Barnard, WR Meadows, and Metro Building Solutions to provide supplies and supplemental instruction for flashing in masonry systems. Together with BAC NJ & IMI, Local 4 members were shown various materials and installation techniques for many water management applications.

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On Tuesday January 15th, 2019, in Bordentown, the International Masonry Institute, NJ BAC, and Masonry Contractors of NJ collectively delivered the Flashing Certification course for approximately 30 Local No. 5 members. IMI’s …

September 12, 2018 – Richard Tolson Testifies at Hudson County Freeholder Committee Hearing

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Richard Tolson, Director of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Administrative District Council of New Jersey, testified at the Freeholder Public Resources Committee Hearing on July 25, 2018, alleging that some of Hudson County’s most prominent developers are engaging in illegal hiring practices.   It was reported that many contractors and subcontractors around the county have routinely violated labor laws.   “These practices have become the model for how to develop here,” said Richard Tolson.

As a result of the hearing on July 25th, the Board adopted a Resolution.  The Resolution and transcript of the meeting were sent to nine separate government entities …