Additional Links & Resources

BAC LOCAL 1 RESOURCES

BAC CODE OF CONDUCT

The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers 2005 Convention passed a resolution endorsing the following PDF icon BAC Code of Conduct.

MEMBER PORTAL

Current members can log into or create an account on the member portal. Through the portal, you can review your membership data, upload forms, check-in when traveling, update your contact information, and more. Access the portal here.

BAC APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING CENTER

The BAC Training Center is here to help you with all your training needs from Journeyperson Upgrades to Open Shop. Phone: 763-404-8345.

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF BRICKLAYERS AND ALLIED CRAFTWORKERS

The International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers offers member assistance designed to provide crisis intervention, referral, and information services to active and retired BAC members and their families. Phone: 1-888-880-8222.

TRADE-RELATED RESOURCES

AFL-CIO

The National AFL-CIO gives you Legislative information on all states. 

~Minneaota AFL-CIO
~North Dakota AFL-CIO
~South Dakota AFL-CIO

INTERNATIONAL MASONRY INSTITUTE

IMI provides education, training, and works to promote the use of masonry. Regional Director: Mark Swanson. Phone: 612-332-2214.

MINNESOTA BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL

The Minnesota State Building and Construction Trades Council is the advocate voice for unionized construction workers in Minnesota. Fifty thousand members strong, the Minnesota Building Trades has provided leadership and advocacy for construction workers in Minnesota for 60 years. Phone: 651-287-9999.

MINNESOTA CONCRETE & MASONRY CONTRACTOR ASSOCIATION

Formed in 1964, the Minnesota Concrete & Masonry Contractors Association is a nonprofit trade association comprised of over one hundred concrete and masonry contractors and related companies doing business in Minnesota. Phone: 651-293-0892.

FUND OFFICES

BRICKLAYER AND TROWEL TRADES INTERNATIONAL PENSION FUND & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH FUND

These funds are part of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers. You can visit the site to learn more. Phone: 1-888-880-8222.

ZENITH AMERICAN SOLUTIONS 

Third party administrator of benefits. Visit their site or call them at 651-256-1801 for information on health, pension, HRA, vacation fund, and hours.

HEALTH RESOURCES

MAP: MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

MAP is a part of the International Union and offers free, confidential assistance around personal problems that affect work or home life, including mental health and substance abuse problems. MAP helps members with comprehensive treatment referral packages tailored to individuals and can guide members from the start of the help-seeking process. Phone: 1-888-880-8222.

T.E.A.M.

651-642-0182
Toll free: 1-800-634-7710

T.E.A.M. is dedicated to the MN/ND Bricklayers and Allied Crafts to improve your quality of life by offering counseling and resources at no cost to members and their families. T.E.A.M. counselors are available by phone 24/7 or at scheduled face-to-face confidential counseling appointments to address alcohol or drug concerns, behavioral challenges such as gambling or over-spending, family and parenting issues, legal and financial questions, job-related problems and personal/emotional difficulties.

FARE FOR ALL

Fare for All is a cooperative food purchasing program that can help you save 30-50% on food. Find a distribution site in your area. Phone: 763-450-3880.

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

BUILDING TRADES CREDIT UNION

Located in Maple Grove, MN. Phone: 763-315-3888.

UNION CONSTRUCTION WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PROGRAM

Mission: Eliminate the adversarial culture of workers’ compensation claim administration; improve the delivery of wage-replacement benefits and the quality of medical care to injured union members; return injured workers to their pre-injury job quickly; reduce the costs of insurance for union contractors thereby increasing their competitiveness. Phone: (952) 854-0795.

INSURANCE & MORTGAGE

ADVANCED ADVISOR GROUP (AAG)

AAG provides education and financial planning assistance to union members and their families. With over 25 years of experience working with unions, AAG works to take the burden of financial planning off the shoulders of hard-working individuals by helping them grow their wealth and protect their assets, all with no required minimums.  Specialties include financial and estate planning, investment management, life and long-term care insurance, and 401(k), 403(b) and pension assistance. To learn more, visit AAG at www.advancedadvisor.net/union or call 612-388-6132.

SENIOR CARE NAVIGATION

In collaboration with the Advanced Advisor Group (AAG) and ELS, the Senior Care Navigation program provided by Lifesprk is an easy-to-use 24/7 personal concierge service for all senior care needs and issues. BAC members and their families can access a broad range of proactive support and planning as well as navigation, connection to reliable resources and advocacy, all from a single phone call. The free service enables members’ health care dollars to go further, and is available to all members wherever they call home. To access the navigation service, call toll-free 855-345-3317 or sign-up online for ongoing support at www.lifesprk.com/AAG.

NOTE: Advanced Advisor Group and ELS are separate entities under common control and are not affiliated with Lifesprk or BAC.

TWIN CITY UNDERWRITERS

Twin City Underwriters can help you choose an insurance plan and guide you through the process of making changes as well. Visit their website, call them at 651-488-0172, or email at [email protected].

UNION LABOR LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY

The Union Labor Life Insurance Company serves BAC members, retirees, and their families with flexible supplemental life, accident, and hospital insurance to help increase the financial security and added peace of mind they deserve. Check out their website to apply. Phone: 1-800-431-5425.

UNIONPLUS INSURANCE, MORTGAGE, AND BENEFITS PROGRAMS

View available benefits and programs for union members on the UnionPlus website. Phone: 800-472-2005.

UNITED WAY MORTGAGE COUNSELING

United Way can help you get a mortgage counselor that can advocate on your behalf and assist you with possible options. Greater Twin Cities United Way: (612) 340-7400 .

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UNION SPORTSMEN’S ALLIANCE

A hunting and fishing community exclusively for AFL-CIO union members, retirees, and their families. Sign up online and become a member now! Phone: 877-872-2211.