Yep... it's like secret code for 'union'. I think that they have a secret handshake too! :cheesygri
No, seriously, you see this with bricklayers normally. The 'allied craftsmen' are people like stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tilesetters, terrazzo and mosaic workers, and pointers/cleaners/caulkers, and I suppose mud-mixers!
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