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Local 8's jurisdiction has expanded. 

Local 8 now covers 76 counties in Illinois and 2 counties in Iowa! 

Local 8 has taken on two new employees, Ted Rodriguez. Ted has been a bricklayers for 23 years, his position now is Union Organizer.  Greg Cantrell is the other new member with us, he was previously with Local 6 and after the merger has stayed with Local 8 as the Morton Location Apprentice Instructor. Greg has been a bricklayer in the Peoria Chapter for 23 years also. 

If you are laid off or unemployed CALL your field rep or the office so we can help you get work. The work is there!

Click HERE to see the list of our signatory contractors. 

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