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Welcome to the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) Local Union 1 Minnesota/North Dakota website.

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) Local Union 1 Minnesota/North Dakota represents craftworkers in the trowel trades throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. Our more than 3,500 members provide quality craftsmanship as:

  • Bricklayers and Blocklayers
  • Stone/Marble/Cement Masons
  • Tile Layers and Tile Finishers
  • Terrazzo Workers
  • Pointers/Cleaners/Caulkers
  • Concrete Products Specialists
  • Marble Shopworkers and Materials Handlers
  • BAC Local 1 MN/ND was chartered in 2004 by the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (IUBAC). The oldest charter was granted to St. Paul, Minnesota in 1882. Founded in 1865, IUBAC is one of the oldest, most respected and highly skilled trade unions in the United States and Canada.

    Today’s BAC members are carrying on this proud tradition of craft excellence and union solidarity started by our founders. With our steadfast focus on fair wages, exceptional benefits, safe working conditions and teamwork coupled with our enduring commitment to exceptional workmanship, we will remain the industry leader for decades to come.

    This website will help you discover more about the crafts, provide access to our quarterly newsletter and learn about our training programs. Just click on any of the items on the left to access specific information, or on “Links” to reach related organizations. If you don’t find what you want, just click “Contact Us” to send us an email. If there is something you’d like to see here, please let us know.

    Michael J. Cook
    Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
    Local Union 1 Minnesota/North Dakota

      • 2016 Calendar Change....The Chapter #3 BAC Fishing Contest has been changed from Saturday - February 13th to Saturday - February 6th Mark your calendars for the new date. Location and time remain the same. Thank you!

        Attention Members!!!.
      • Monthly Dues for 2016 are as follows:.

        Active / Journeyman or Improver = $29.00 per month

        Active / Apprentice = $18.60 per month

        Unrelated (Not working in the trade) = $19.00 per month

        Retiree = $14.00 per month

        Retiree / Disabled = $8.00 per month

      • 2016 Scholarship Information:

        Click here for the 2016 Scholarship Information.

      • Attention Employers.....The Local Union office will be handling all reporting for the Federal Prevailing Wage Surveys, if you have reports to submit, please contact Rhonda at the Local 1 office. (612) 379-2966 or

      • Beginning January 1, 2016 the Fund will move from Medica's LaborCare Network to Health Partners as the preferred medical provider network for the Fund. We expect that this transition to Health Partners will be smooth and seamless.

      • Members & Employers – 2016 Health Fund Enrollment Guide and Enrollment Form

        Click here for the Enrollment Guide for New Employees.
        Click here for the 2016 Enrollment Form for New Employees.

    6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Monday thru Friday

    Telephone 612-379-2966