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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With so much information coming from so many different sources, ICE is attempting to help simplify things for its members by providing a starting place to access the resources available to them during these unprecedented times. More legislation will certainly follow and the situation will continue to change, so the resources will continue to be updated as developments occur.
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 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.