Bricklayers are the oldest recognized skilled trade, along with the craft comes protection of the ones who work hard to keep up the tradition. The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers have spent over a Century protecting workers.
Local 3 Iowa is a “mega local” meaning a local that covers the entire state. Prior to June 15th 1991, the state was broken up into several different locals consisting of Local 1 Cedar Rapids, Local 2 Des Moines, Local 5 Sioux City, Local 7 Muscatine, Local 9 Ottumwa, Local 27 Ames and Local 28 Waterloo. Some of the local numbers are still used, however, are now considered chapters within the state.