Serving Members, Building Communities

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BAC Plays Key Role in Expansion Efforts for New York’s Iconic Penn Station

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Preserving History: BAC Local 8 Southeast’s role in Vanderbilt University’s innovative FutureVU initiative

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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.

BAC 2022 Special Convention

final logoHeld in Boston from September 26-28, the BAC 2022 Special Convention renewed the union’s commitment to build communities, build lives, and build the union

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

Edward Hill

"I love building. The craft is amazing, and the union takes care of you with better pay, insurance, and benefits."

Edward Hill
BAC Local 5 Pennsylvania Brick Apprentice 

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

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers are celebrating the 8th Annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) this year by showcasing the voices of our amazing apprentices – the union’s next generation. Hear direct from them about how becoming a BAC apprentice has changed their lives by creating a pathway to good-paying jobs that offer respect and dignity.

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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