Although the pandemic has abated because of the general use of vaccines, COVID-19 is still spreading through North America, causing severe illness and death for unvaccinated and immune-compromised people.
BAC members still need access accurate information about how to protect yourself and your family, both on the job and at home.
CPWR - The Center For Construction Research and Training - has developed guidance on COVID-19 in English and Spanish and is maintaining the best collection of resources for construction tradespeople right here. It's updated on a daily basis, and it's targeted at union craftworkers.
Union Plus - If your family has been directly impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please visit our Hardship Help section.
Treasury Department - Links and resources concerning the CARES Act including applications for small businesses, payroll support, and more here.
IRS - What you need to know about economic impact payments here.
Our Member Assistance Program (MAP) recognizes the substantial emotional and behavioral impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for IUBAC members and their families. Please click here for helpful links by state/territory to address mental health, substance abuse, and other social service needs.
For more information on the coronavirus, you can visit the CDC, Public Health Agency of Canada, World Health Organization, and Johns Hopkins University. We will continue monitoring the situation and will update you as necessary to ensure we all get through these events with as little disruption of service to BAC members as prudently possible.
Please check regularly for updates, and continue to stay safe.