ICE is the only wholly union international masonry contractors’ association, representing approximately 3,000 signatory contractors who perform, brick, block, stone, tile, marble, terrazzo, cement masonry, plastering and restoration work.  Its members employ the highest skilled and best trained workers in the masonry industry.  ICE works with the Bricklayers International Union to provide those workers with the best training available, safe jobsites, pensions and healthcare. It works with its affiliates and other signatory contractors' associations to provide signatory masonry contractors with labor relations, education, staffing services and political advocacy specifically needed by the signatory contractor.

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COVID-19 Resources

Click here for a summary of the CARES Act for union masonry contractors and other industry organizations, prepared by the International Masonry Institute (IMI) in conjunction with ICE.


Click here for an overview of paid leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Click here for the CPWR and North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) COVID-19 Standards for US Construction Sites.  There is also a Spanish version here.

Click here to download The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) boilerplate COVID-19 Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan for Construction.  Click here to download the Spanish version.


CWPR has also prepared a toolbox talk on COVID-19.  An English version is here and a Spanish version is here.


Click here for a summary of OSHA enforcement policies on respiratory protection during COVID-19.

Click here to participate in ICE's Collective Bargaining During COVID-19 Survey.

Study Finds Composite Plans Would Have Fared Better During COVID-19 Than Traditional DB Pension Plans

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