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BAC Members Construct California Natural Resources Building

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Windy City Strong: How BAC members built one of Chicago's most significant skycraper projects

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Join BAC

For over 155 years, BAC has actively fought to improve our members’ quality of life through access to fair wages, good benefits, safe working conditions, and solidarity among members. Join us today.

Work With BAC

BAC signatory contractors employ the highest skilled and best trained workers in the masonry industry. We provide workers with the best training available, safe job sites, pensions and healthcare.

Member Portal

Our secure BAC member portal provides secure and easy access to review your membership data such as work history, contact information, reciprocity designations and activity, and IU membership details.

Heat Illness Prevention and Beat the Heat National Contest


Heat Illness Prevention

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in hot or humid conditions. OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention campaign educates employers and workers on heat hazards and provides resources to keep workers safe.

jana ashton

“I did not go to college, but I made the right decision for me and my kids who were only 6 and 8. My Union provides me with pensions, a health insurance, and a rewarding career. I would never walk away from that.”

Jana Ashton
BAC Local 15 Missouri/Kansas/Nebraska

John Myers of Local 3 NY

"The BAC gave me a life. I didn't have a life when I was working 80 hours a week, not being able to afford anything, not being able to go out, take a vacation, have a break, and certainly not able to retire."

John Myers
BAC Local 3 New York

Arkeem Watford-Mitchener

“I have transitioned. My life is so much better. I have my own apartment. My kids are taken care of. Financially, I’m never looking back.”

Arkeem Watford-Mitchener
BAC Local 1 Washington/Alaska

cj cooper

"There is something in BAC to really help you advance your career. The union is an amazing thing. You have access to continuing education as well as traditional training that is all paid for. You don’t have to pay anything out of pocket. The wages are good, the benefits and the retirement are also great."

CJ Cooper
BAC Local 1 Washington/Alaska

BAC Endorses President Biden for Second Term

Since Joe Biden took office, workers have experienced unprecedented support from the President of the United States. BAC members are directly benefiting the enactment of the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the Inflation Reduction Act, and the CHIPS and Science Act, which all put BAC members to work and include language to give strong incentives ensuring future investments in American manufacturing will be built by skilled craftworkers and will support local communities.

Read full press release here.  

BAC Regions & Locals

BAC membership is represented by Locals and Administrative District Councils (ADCs) in five regions – Northeast, North Central, South, West, and Canada.

International Masonry Institute

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a labor-management cooperative of BAC and the contractors who employ its members. 

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