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    WORKING CODE of the BRICKLAYERS, MASONS AND PLASTERERS INTERNATIONAL UNION Locals No. 1 [and] 10 South Carolina HARRY C. BATES, President
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    WORKING CODE of the BRICKLAYERS, MASONS AND PLASTERERS INTERNATIONAL UNION Locals No. 1 [and] 10 South Carolina May, 1950 HARRY C. BATES, President
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    ARTICLE I GENERAL RULES Section 1. Eight (8) hours shall constitute a day's work. Working hours shall be between 8:00 a. m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. It shall be optional with the Bricklayers on the job as to whether they take one hour or one half hour for lunch. If one half hour is taken, working hours shall be 8:00 a. m. to 12:00 noon and 12:30 to 4:30 p. m. Loss of time cannot be made up before, between or after the hours designated. Section 2. No overtime shall be worked except in cases of emergency, such as repairing boilers, oil stills, furnaces, filling foundations that might cave in if left open or repairing buildings in a dangerous condition. In no case shall an emergency apply where the only object is to complete any portion of the work. Men working the overtime on the job shall be held responsible for all overtime work. Section 3. Any work performed after 5:00 p. m. Fridays, or on Saturdays, Sundays, New Year's Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, V J Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day shall be paid for at the rate of double time. Should anyone of the above holidays fall on Sunday, the following day shall be observed as a holiday. Section 4. Bricklayers shall be paid off on the scaffold or given enough time off to receive their money by quitting time. Section 5. All employers working members of this Union shall provide a suitable ladder for the Bricklayers to get up and down on scaffolds, so as to prevent accidents. 3
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    Section 6. Members of this Union will not work on any building or job where there remains money due its members. Section 7. No member shall be recognized on a strike for any personal grievances with his employer. Such grievances must be presented to the Union and referred to the Arbitration Committee. ARTICLE II SHIFT WORK Section 1. Corporations or recognized contractors may, upon application to the union, be permitted to work two or three shifts of forty (40) hours per week at straight time. All work after the forty (40) hours shall be paid for at double time. All shift work shall proceed without stopping until the work is completed. When working shifts, Bricklayers shall be paid straight time whether they work the full eight (8) hours or not, provided weather permits. Section 2. Shifts On all masonry work three shifts are being worked, the Bricklayers shall work shifts of seven (7) hours each and receive eight hours pay. Where the two shifts of eight hours are being worked, the Bricklayers shall work seven and one half (7 1/2) hours and receive eight hours pay. At no time will a member be allowed to work more than one (1) shift in the twenty four (24) hours. Double time shall be paid for Saturday, Sunday and Holidays starting at 12:00 midnight Friday and ending 12:00 midnight Sunday. WORKING CODE FOR PLASTERERS First class plain plastering shall consist of three coat work; first coat to be laid on and scratched or covered twice. Second coat to be rodded on straight angles, 4 plumb and true, white coat to be executed in the usual manner, free from chip, cracks and cat faces, and troweled to a hard smooth surface. All staff or ornamental work shall be considered plasterers' work. All work known as two coat work shall have the first coat straightened by rod or darby and floated. All float and sand finish work, interior or exterior shall receive two coats and two floats unless otherwise specified by the architect. All cement work above the walk line shall be done by members of this Union. All moulded circle work shall be run from a center and worked from a jack or rib. All creeds or soffets to be run on circle rods to conform to the arch or by forms nailed to side of arch and soffet to be filled in proper manner. When possible and practicable, all mouldings shall be run in place; exempt from this shall be styles, panels and beaks and repair work where rooms have already been finished and changes have been made. Columns to have rings of wood or plaster of Paris to work to. Where cornice and panelings are to be run, mortar to be cut into laths at least every eighteen inches to hold it. Contractors must furnish rods, derbies and feather edges. All materials must be the best of its several kinds. All lime to be strained and sand to be screened. 5
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    ARTICLE III DUTIES OF FOREMAN Section 1. Members acting as foreman shall be subjected to the rules of arbitration while acting in that capacity. Foreman shall pay particular attention to the working code and by laws. Section 2. There shall be a foreman on all jobs where there are four or more members employed. Except a contractor may run his own work, provided he is a practical man at the trade and on the job at all times through its operation. Foreman to receive not less than 25 cents per hour more than the prevailing scale. This is to include members acting as deputy foreman or straw boss. All foremen shall be practical bricklayers in good standing with the International Union. Section 3. Foreman shall pay particular attention to discharging and paying off men and endeavor to arrange for their prompt payment at such times, thus avoiding the trouble which often arises when men are sent to the office for payment. Section 4. Any foreman found guilty of using abusive language and conducting himself improperly towards the members working under him, or permitting Bricklayers or Mason to do inferior work, or allowing members of this Union to work on faulty scaffolding, or for breaking any rules defined in the By Laws or Working Code of this Union, his foremanship shall be taken from him, and he shall be placed back to work on the wall as long as the Union deems advisable, when such penalty placed upon the foreman has been approved by the Executive Board of the I. U. Section 5. Foreman shall pay strict at 6 tention to the Steward in his request for the fulfillment of the working code, and he shall see that the requests are carried out immediately. Section 6. Any foreman charged and convicted of practicing the so called "hiring and firing" policy, shall be fined by the Union for the first offense, and further convictions for the same offense shall deny him the right to act as a foreman in this jurisdiction for a period of not less than six months. Section 7. Any foreman or employer discharging a member of the Union shall be required to immediately pay the said member the wages due him at the time of his discharge; failing to do so, the case shall be referred to the Business Agent for adjustment. Bricklayers shall not lose time for signing up but shall be paid from time of reporting for work. Section 8. Any bricklayer discharged between the hours of 8:00 a. m. and 12:00 noon shall be paid until 12:00 noon on the date of his discharge. Any member discharged between 12:30 p. m. and regular quitting time shall be paid up to the regular quitting time. Foreman shall see that this section is not violated as he shall be responsible for members being discharged, and working conditions on the job. This does not apply to a lay off and does not apply to a bricklayer who is discharged on the day on which he is first employed. Nor does it apply to men not on job at starting time. Section 9. On starting to work on a new job, it shall be the duty of the foreman to report by phone or person, to the office of the Business Agent within 24 hours, giv 7
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    ing location of the job and names of the general contractor and the mason contractor. Section 10. It is further agreed that the employer can keep the foreman on the job at any time before or after working hours, but not to lay bricks. And at no time shall the foreman be allowed to work more than one shift in any twenty four (24) hours. ARTICLE IV BUILDING OF SCAFFOLDS Section 1. The building of scaffolds shall be supervised by a Bricklayer, the same shall not be to exceed five feet (5) for scaffold height. Scaffold shall be built no higher than wall. When outside scaffolds are used where there are any floors above the scaffold, Bricklayers must be covered by a protection directly over them at all times. This protection shall not be more than one floor above where Bricklayers are working. When Bricklayers are working on the interior of the building or working overhead on the outside walls, they shall have covering, not more than one story above them. Said covering to be of two inch plank in the thickness and laid on four by four (4 X 4) and said covering shall protect not less than three (3) feet from outside wall line. If cable scaffolds are used, they must have not less than two (2) inch roof, to be same width as scaffold. When Bricklayers are working on the walls of, or in, the elevator, shaft ways, hatchways or stairways, they shall be covered also. No members shall be permitted to work on said work until coverings have been provided. All outside scaffolds to have railings on outside, not less than three (3) feet high. All flooring to be not less than two (2) inches thick stock 8 lumber. All supports for flooring shall not be more than seven (7) feet apart. When swinging scaffolds are used for pointing, caulking or cleaning, there shall not be more than two Bricklayers (and no one else) on scaffold at any time. All scaffolds shall be built under the supervision of the Bricklayers' foreman, and five feet of brick work above the scaffold shall be considered scaffold high. In no case shall Bricklayers reach down more than eighteen (18) inches either inside or outside. On all outside scaffolds, a hand rail and toeboard shall be provided. The space between the handrail and toeboard shall be covered with three quarter inch (3/4) wire mesh. The scaffold for the topping out of the inside walls or partitions on operations where the floors are in place, shall be built so as to allow six foot (6') headrooms. If a working scaffold is five feet or over in height, it shall be provided with a ladder or runway. The inside plank of all scaffolds shall be kept clear of all materials in order that Bricklayers may have a place to stand while at work. Elevated mortar boards or tables shall be used on all jobs. Said mortar boards or tables shall not be less than twenty (20) inches high. Section 2. Bricklayers shall not be requested to lay any masonry to a greater height than five feet. Scaffolds shall be built no height above the wall. Where masonry doesn't come up to five feet, the Bricklayer shall be allowed to put the next course on the wall. Section 3. The flooring on any put lock or pole scaffold shall be not less than four feet, six inches wide, and no outside hangers shall be less than 2 X 8 inches and free from knots and defects. 9
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    Section 4. Barrel scaffolds shall not be used nor shall Bricklayers work on scaffolds constructed by placing one horse on top of another over a height of twelve feet. Where swinging ladders are used, they shall be of steel cable type with guard rail, front and rear. No ropes to be used where acids are used. Section 5. Any foreman ordering men on any scaffold that has not the necessary covering provided shall upon conviction be fined not less than $15 nor more than $25 for the first offense, and for the second offense he shall be debarred from acting as foreman for a period of one year. And in no case shall the fine be remitted. ARTICLE V STEWARDS Section 1. It shall be the duty of members, when starting a job, to elect a Steward before beginning work. This member shall act until, by the option of No. 1 and 10, one is appointed by the Business Agent, subject to the approval of No. 1 and 10. He shall examine all working cards, or permits of the Bricklayers, Masons and Apprentices when they begin work. If any grievance at any time arises, and his judgment is necessary, he with the members working on the job shall, if possible, adjust all grievances or complaints; but if they fail he shall report the case to the Business Agent. The Business Agent will take charge of the grievance for adjustment. If he is unable to adjust the grievances, he must refer the matter to the Arbitration Board. 10 Section 2. No foreman shall discharge or lay off a Steward for performing his duty unless for incompetency or laying down on his work. Should a Steward be laid off or discharged for performing his duties, he shall at once report his case to the Business Representative, who shall at once investigate. Should he find the Steward was discharged for this stated reason, the Steward shall be reinstated with back pay, and charges shall be preferred against the foreman, and he shall be summoned to appear before the organization, and if found guilty will be fined for such violation as the Union may direct. Section 3. Stewards and members shall see that this section of the working code is strictly observed as follows: The contractor or owner shall furnish a covered portable drinking water container with spigot and sanitary drinking cups. Also sufficient ice to keep water cool from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. No open buckets or dippers to be permitted. Section 4. The Steward shall represent the Union. He shall be a member of Locals No. 1 or 10. S. C. Said Steward is to see that By Laws and Working Code of the Union are enforced. Section 5. A Shop Steward cannot be discharged for enforcing the laws of this Union, and if discharged, he shall be reinstated or men shall quit work. Section 6. The Shop Steward shall attend all meetings and make a report of the job on which he is steward, in person. He shall be one of the last of two men, including the foreman, left on the job. Foreman shall be required to inform the Steward when a lay off is to be made. Steward shall be given time during work 11
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    ing hours to inspect credentials and see that working conditions are properly taken care of. He shall inspect all scaffolds, and see that ladders are provided for same. ARTICLE VI BY LAWS OF LOCAL NO. 1 [and] 10 Section 1. Any member putting up the line more than one course at a time, or spreading mortar ahead of the line, shall, upon conviction, be fined five dollars ($5.00) by the Union. The line will not be considered out until the brick for the next course are stacked on the wall, and the twig set. Section 2. Bricklayers on the job shall wear in plain sight numbered badges when requested to do so by the employer; such badges shall be furnished without charge by the employer. In the event badges with safety catches are lost by employee, actual coast of replacement shall be withheld from his wages, not to exceed fifty cents (50c) for each badge. Section 3. When 40% of the membership of either branch of the Mason trade are employed, no overtime shall be worked on structure where it is possible to employ more men during regular working hours. This condition is to be determined by the Business Agent. Section 4. It shall be the duty of the Business Agent to see that the working code and all working conditions are strictly enforced on all jobs, and to see that all provisions of the law and the constitution regarding scaffolds are complied with. Section 5. When it becomes necessary to work on Saturday or any other time not within the legal working hours, mem 12 bers must notify the local union office immediately in order to allow time for the Business Agent to investigate. Any member violating this rule shall be fined such amount as the union may impose. ARTICLE VII WORKING RULES Section 1. Members of this Union shall not accept employment with a contractor who works with the tools of the trade, unless said contractor is a practical man at the trade. Section 2. No member of this Union shall be allowed to work for any sub contractor, who contracts work from general contractors, or firms who let their work by contract, or by the day to non union bricklayers, or from any contractor or firm who have been placed on the unfair list of the I. U. Section 3. Employers shall furnish suitable dressing room or tool house, with lock and key, and ample seating capacity for the exclusive use of the Bricklayers, the same to be kept clean at all times. The necessary sanitary conveniences properly secluded shall be provided for Bricklayers on all work. Section 4. No person shall have the right to interfere with the workmen during working hours except the Business Agent of the Union, who may consult with the Steward on the job. Section 5. Members are not allowed to work on a job where they are compelled to insure themselves in any company to protect the contractor or firm employing them, nor sign an agreement releasing the employer from liability in case of accident. 13
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    Section 6. No member within the jurisdiction of this Union shall work for less wages than those established by this Union. Section 7. Any contractor, firm or corporation paying more than the regular scale on any job shall continue to do same until the job is completed. Section 8. No member of the I. U. shall be required to take a physical examination before being employed on short time contract operations. The above will not apply to permanent maintenance employment. Section 9. No member of the I. U. shall work for any person, firm or corporation which employs non union employees in any branch of the trades within the jurisdiction of this I. U. Section 10. No member shall contract work by the thousand, or lump work of any character, covered by our classification of work or work for any persons contracting work by the thousand, or lump work of any character, taken from general contractors, without furnishing materials. Section 11. On buildings over six stories in height, the employer shall furnish an elevator to carry the Bricklayers up and down to and from their work. On jobs where there is not an elevator, the Bricklayers shall not leave the tool house until work time. Section 12. Bricklayers shall not work on any job above the smoke stack of hoisting engines, but must insist that the stack shall be carried above the position where men are at work or that it will be far enough removed so that the smoke does not interfere with the men at work. 14 Section 13. No members of this Union shall work on job where contractors use perpendicular wires or lines on corners for plumb lines, except frame buildings veneered with brick or stone. Section 14. Bricklayers who are knocked off by the employer for the purpose of building or stocking scaffold must be paid for all such time lost. Section 15. No Bricklayer shall be allowed to work overtime except in case of necessity. Common sense and honest intent shall govern the employer and employees in the time of quitting or leaving work unfinished when a few minutes' work is necessary to complete the work of the day or to secure the safety of life or property. Such overtime to be at the rate of double time. Section 16. No member shall be allowed to spread mortar with any tool other than a trowel, nor shall he be permitted to lay brick or stone substitute in any materials on the wall by anyone not a member of this Union. No lime or cement mortar shall be delivered in bulk on wall or pier. Section 17. On all walls over 8 inches in thickness, a line shall be used both outside and inside, and on all masonry units, six (6) feet or over in length, and shall not be raised until every man working along the line is out. Section 18. In no case shall a line be put up more than one course at a time, except where sill or other obstructions may occur and cannot be avoided. On piers where there are more than two in a line, there must be a line used and put up one course at a time. 15
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    Section 19. The foreman or deputy shall not put up the line unless he is working on the wall, and then only when he is carrying the lead. The employer shall not be permitted at any time to request that the line be raised. Section 20. On all buildings when block units are used, two bricklayers working as a team shall be used in placing blocks weighing forty (40) pounds or over on wall. Section 21. Contractors or other employers taking Bricklayers from city limits of No. 1 [and] 10, Charleston, South Carolina, into another city or state, shall be required to pay transportation to the job and when upon completion of the work or discharge of said members shall pay return transportation. Any members of this Union receiving transportation and failing to report for work, except in case of such work being misrepresented, said transportation shall be charged to his card and paid back to the employer. Section 22. There must be fresh air pumped to Bricklayers on all cracking units and tanks when needed. Section 23. Where foot scaffolds or hop boards are necessary, they must be not less than two, 2 X 10 boards wide, and materials elevated so members do not need to get up and down for same. Section 24. Members traveling to and from their job daily beyond city bus fare, shall have transportation paid at the rate of train or bus fare to and from jobs daily. ARTICLE VIII SCALE OF WAGES Section 1. The wages for members of this Union shall be $2.25 per hour. Section 2. In receiving weekly pay, 16 Bricklayers shall be paid before 4:30 p. m. Friday, pay to be up in full to Thursday night, unless otherwise approved by the Local, and any Bricklayer wishing to quit shall be paid in full by notifying contractor before 8:00 a. m. of said day. Any contractor, firm or corporation, failing to pay as specified in this section, shall pay Bricklayers at the regular scale while waiting for pay. All wages to be paid in United States legal tender, or, if granted permission by the Union, may be paid by "payroll check" if the employer establishes necessary identification for cashing payroll checks within a reasonable distance of the job. The Union reserves the right to withdraw this privilege from any employer if this rule is abused. Section 3. Any new employee who is told to report to work by any foreman, contractor, firm or corporation and who is not put to work, shall receive four (4) hours' pay, weather permitting. Section 4. When a member is hired by an employer or his foreman and is told to report for work at a specified time, and on reporting, the job is started and he is not put to work, said member shall receive four (4) hours' pay for lost time. Section 5. Members will not remain on job through showers unless requested to do so by the employer. All such time shall be paid, until dismissed for the day. Section 6. Members must be paid two hours' show up time when reporting for work at the regular time and "not going to work" unless cause of lay offs be beyond the employer's control. ARTICLE IX. BRICK MASONRY Section 1. Bricklaying masonry shall consist of the laying of bricks made from 17
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    any material in, under or upon any structure or form of work where bricks are used, whether in the ground, or over its surface, or beneath, water; in commercial buildings, rolling mills, iron works, blast or smelter furnaces, lime or brick kilns; in mines or fortifications, and in all underground work, such as sewers, telegraph, electric and telephone conduits. All cutting of joints, pointing, cleaning and cutting of brick walls, fireproofing, block arching, terra cotta cutting and setting, the laying and cutting of all tile, plaster, mineral wool, cork blocks and glass masonry, or any substitute for above materials, the cutting, rubbing, and grinding of all kinds of brick and the setting of all cut stone trimmings on brick buildings, is Bricklayers' work. When escetite, nuekum, asplit or any other acid mortar is used in drain tile, regardless of size of tile, it shall be Bricklayers' work. Section 2. All cutting done by saw on glazed tile or brick must be done by a Bricklayer, and all caulking and pointing of all window frames, when encased in brick walls, or when done with mortar or plastic materials of any kind, must be done by members of the B. M. and P. I. U. All patent bricks that are hung on rods and require more than one man to hang, both men shall be Bricklayers. Section 3. Where cutting machines are used to cut terra cotta, brick or tile, the employer shall furnish a regulation mask to cover the man's mouth and nose, and also furnish to the man that is working on the machine, a pair of goggles. All portable cutting machines which are used by Bricklayers to cut terra cotta, brick or brick tile are to be furnished with some 18 mechanized device to draw the dust from the man at the machine. Bricklayers operating cutting machines shall be allowed a reasonable time for the purpose of washing up. Section 4. Hollow tile, cinder or cement blocks on either exterior or interior walls when used for fireproofing partitions, floor arches, files in combination tile and concrete slabs, and protection for waterproofing whether laid dry or in mortar. Section 5. Gypsum when used for fire proofing, floors, ceiling and roof slabs. Section 6. Precast cement roof tile and plank, perite block, when set in, or pointed with cement, lime or gypsum mortar. Section 7. Glass masonry set in cement, plaster or any other substitutes or thermox block or their substitutes, Steel plates and billets which are set in or on brick shall be the work of Bricklayers. Section 8. The cutting of all Bricklayers' work shall be done by Bricklayers. When pneumatic guns or other mechanical devices are used, the Bricklayers shall cut all joists, holes, chases, toothings and openings four square feet or less in seventeen (17) inch walls and thicker, twenty one (21) square feet in thirteen (13) inch walls and thinner. Section 9. All parging of brickwork shall be done by Bricklayers. All baffle brick or ram tite, haydite mix, or any other similar material used inside of boilers, fire boxes and heaters of all kinds, shall be Bricklayers' work. Section 10. Making tile or terra cotta lintels, setting of all acoustical cork block and richwell or similar pipe products, shall be the work of the Bricklayers. 19
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    STONEMASONRY Section 11. Stonemasonry shall consist of laying all rip rap, rubble work, with or without mortar, setting all cut stone, marble, slate or stone work (meaning as to stone, any work manufactured from such foreign or domestic products are specified and used in the interior or on the exterior of buildings by architects, and customarily called "stone" in the trade.) Cutting all shoddies, broken ashlar or random ashlar that is roughly dressed upon the beds and joints; and range ashlar not over ten inches in height; the dressing of all jambs, corners and ringstones that are roughly dressed upon the beds, joints or reveals, and the cutting of a draft upon same for plumbing purposes only; and the cleaning, cutting of joints and pointing of stone work. This is to apply to all work on buildings, sewers, bridges, railroads, bulkheads, breakwaters, jetties, or other public works, and to all kinds of stone particularly to the product of the locality where the work is being done, and the same shall be considered stonemasonry. Stonemasons shall have the right to use all tools which they consider necessary in the performance of their work. ARTIFICIAL MASONRY Section 12. The cutting, setting and pointing of cement blocks and all artificial stone or marble, either interior or exterior, when set by the usual custom of the stonemason and marble setter. All cement that is used for backing up external walls, the building of party walls, columns, girders, beams, floors, stairs and arches, and all material substituted for the clay or 20 natural stone products, shall be controlled by members of the B. M. and P. I. U. of A., for which the highest rate of wages shall be demanded. CEMENT MASONRY Section 13. Laying out, screening and finishing of all cement, concrete, brown stone composition, mastic and gypsum materials, also for fireproofing, waterproofing, cement and composition base and vault lights. The cutting of all cement and concrete for patching and finishing. The bush hammering of all concrete when cast in place. The operation of the cement gun, the nozzle and finishing of all material applied by the guns, also the operation of the cement floor finishing machines. The cement mason shall have the right to use all tools necessary to complete his work. POINTING, CAULKING AND CLEANING Section 14. This branch of trade shall entitle the holder of a card of membership so marked to all rights and privileges anywhere in the jurisdiction of the B. M. and P. I. U. of A., providing his membership is in good standing. Pointing, caulking and cleaning shall consist of the pointing, caulking and cleaning of all types of masonry on brick, stone or cement structures, including all grinding and cutting out on such work and all sand blasting, steam cleaning and gunite work. The pointing, cleaning and weather proofing of all buildings, grain elevators and chimneys built of stone, brick or concrete. It shall include all grinding and 21
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    cutting out, sand blasting and gunite work on same. Same to be done by members of B. M. and P. I. U. of A. This is not to be construed as denying the right of the brick or stone mason members to apply themselves at this branch or trade. The Union agrees to furnish upon notice to its representatives (by telephone or messenger) a sufficient number of skilled men to meet the requirements of the employer, if possible to do so. Employers, in return, agree not to advertise through any public press or employment agency for men until they have called on the Union for same, and the Union is unable to supply the demand; and at no time shall an advertisement be placed in the press that would in any manner cast unfair reflections on the members of this Union. This agreement shall not be construed as interfering with the rights and duties of the B. M. and P. I. U. and No. 1 and 10 of South Carolina, to obey existing law between the B. M. and P. I. U. and No. 1 and 10 of South Carolina. No working code will be accepted by Local No. 1 and 10 unless it shows approval by the Executive Board of the B. M. [and] P. I. U. of America. Sec. 3. Cement Masonry. Laying out, screening and finishing of all cement, concrete, brown stone composition, mastic and gypsum materials, also for fireproofing, waterproofing, cement and composition base and vault lights. The cutting of all cement and concrete for patching and finishing. The bush hammering of all concrete when cast in place. The operation of the cement gun, the nozzle and the finish 22 ing of all material applied by the guns, also the operation of the cement floor finishing machines. The cement mason shall have the right to use all tools necessary to complete his work. TILE LAYERS' WORKING CODE Section 1. Eight hours shall constitute a day's work, to be performed between the hours of 8:00 A. M. and 5:00 P. M. Legal holidays shall consist of the following: Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Saturday afternoon shall be considered the same. Section 2. All members leaving this jurisdiction to work on jobs for local contractors must receive not less than $15.00 expense per week and car fare both ways. Employers shall pay all expenses over one city fare to or from the job. Section 3. All tile layers coming into this jurisdiction must report to the Business Agent before going to work. Section 4. Where three or more members are employed one shall receive foreman's wages, $2.00 a day additional to his wages and must lay out all work. All foremen must be practical tile layers. Section 5. In all work to be done by tile layers no helper shall be permitted to float any mortar, lay or cut any tile other than halves. Section 6. Apprentices to be governed by the I. U. agreement under the jurisdiction of the joint arbitration board. Section 7. In all matters affecting the interest of the tile layers and their em 23
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    ployers, both parties shall be governed by the B. M. and P. I. U. and the tile and Mantel Contractors Association. Section 8. All walls shall be plumb coated within three eighths inch back of tile. BY LAWS COMMITTEE: L. G. Missel, Jack Browning, Norwood Graham, T. E. Garris, Local No. 10; H. L. Bell, P. W. Robinson, J. B. Smith, Local No. 1. 24
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Title:
Working code
Date:
1950, 1955
Contributing Institution:
South Carolina Historical Society
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America
Topical Subject:
Building trades, Labor unions--United States, Building trades--Employees--Labor unions, Building trades--United States, Survivors' benefits, Bricklayers--Labor unions, Cement industry workers--Labor unions, Plasterers--Labor unions, Tile layers--Labor unions
Geographic Subject:
Charleston (S.C.), Charleston (S.C.)--History
Language:
English
Series:
South Carolinians at Work
Shelving Locator:
1217
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Material Type:
image/jpeg
Copyright Status Statement:
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