Union masonry contractors have a proven track record of successfully delivering quality construction projects on time, on budget and with consistent results from one project to the next regardless of project type, complexity and size.
Union masonry contractors and craftworkers have advantages that non-union masonry contractors do not- The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers ADC of New Jersey (BAC ADC of NJ), the International Masonry Institute (IMI) and the International Masonry Training and Education Foundation (IMTEF). These industry partners do the drug testing, interviewing and aptitude testing for all applicants for their Registered Apprentice Programs and provide training. The specialized and standardized training is held in state-of-the-art training centers that mock real-world work environments. This training includes skills craft training, new product training, proper installation techniques, safety, blueprint reading, other classroom training and more. The structured training program also provides upgrade training throughout a craftworker’s career.
Additionally, the IMI offers professional, technical assistance, design review and a host of accredited educational programs to union contractors and designers to ensure that masonry is properly detailed, specified and installed.
The Union has a stable and productive workforce with an unlimited pool of experienced, highly skilled and safety conscious workers. The benefit of hiring well trained and skilled workers on an as needed basis to handle larger projects, work overload, or to cover for employees out due to illness, vacation or family matters is an advantage to the entire project team.
Masonry Contractors of New Jersey’s members are qualified and responsible union masonry contractors that have a reputation for commitment to fairness, health and safety, quality and professionalism. They provide personal service and build relationships as they carefully plan and successfully execute all phases of their projects.
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Construction ranks as one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. By analyzing OSHA violations in the industry, evidence from OSHA inspections has found that the unionized construction industry has significantly fewer health and safety violations and occupational fatalities than non-union. By ensuring safer worksites, the union construction industry improves productivity, reduces burdens on state workers compensation systems, and promotes healthier, safer workers and communities.
The unionized construction industry attracts, develops, and retains skilled workers through a rigorous system of registered apprenticeship training, sustaining wages and benefits and high levels of standards for craftsmanship and safety. “The Impact of Unions on Construction Worksite Health and Safety” research, published on November 30, 2021 by the ILEPI (Illinois Economic Policy Institute), reports findings as listed below and more:
- The Impact of Unions on Worker Wages and Benefits
- The Impact of Unions on Apprenticeship Training in Construction
- The Impact of Unions on Workplace Safety
- OSHA Inspections and Violations by Union Status, Sector. and Region
- OSHA Inspections by Union Status and Type of Inspection