Introducing BAC Local 1 IRA SELECT PROGRAM!

BAC LOCAL 1 IRA SELECT PROGRAM

BAC Local 1 is committed to helping you and your family members build toward financial security and retirement.  In addition to the BAC pension plan, members now have a new way to plan for their retirement savings.  For more detailed information, PDF icon click here to review a copy of our BAC Local 1 IRA Select Program.  Ready to get started? click here or call 763-273-5187 to speak to a financial advisor today.

Minnesota UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS and COVID-19

The Minnesota Unemployment Insurance program is ready to assist workers who can’t work, workers who have had their hours reduced, and workers who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In light of the surrounding concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), BAC Local 1 MN/ND/SD has postponed ALL Chapter meetings, events, retiree events, Gold Card Dinners, and in-person negotiations until further notice. 

March 19 - Chapter #15ND - Grand Forks Meeting & Gold Card Dinner - Cancelled 

March 20 - Chapter #15ND - Fargo Meeting & Gold Card Dinner - Cancelled 

March 26 - Retiree's Breakfast - Minneapolis - Cancelled 

April 1 - Duluth Area Retiree Coffee - Cancelled

The International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers wants to feature members who are helping with the COVID-19 Pandemic  for the BAC Journal. 

They are seeking photos of local union members that are working at health care facilities, locals that have donated PPE, members that have volunteered to help, spouses or children of members working as Doctors, Nurses etc. We would like the Journal cover to show our Union members in a collage photo. 

In light of the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the BAC Training Centers (Statewide) have closed due to the measures in place by the CDC, MDH, and DOL until further notice. 

Please feel free to reach out to the BAC Training Center Staff  directly at 763-404-8345 with any questions or concerns. We will keep you posted on any changes hope that you all stay safe and healthy. 

Respectfully,

BAC Local 1 Staff & BAC Training Center Staff

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Gerard Scarano has announced his plans to retire from the International Union Executive Board effective March 31, 2020, ending fifteen years of service as an International Union Officer, and decades of leadership within BAC at the Local and Regional level.  President Driscoll is pleased to announce that he will appoint Jeremiah Sullivan, Jr., to fulfill the remainder of Scarano’s term as Executive Vice President.  

In light of the concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), BAC Local 1 MN/ND/SD will be suspending jobsite visits until further notice. We have information that the prime contractors on some sites are requesting that 3rd party visitors stay off the sites.

Please call your area rep for concerns and questions or call the hall  at 612-379-2966 and we will connect you with the agent in your area. Please check the local's website daily for updates and changes to meetings and events.

 

U.S. Bates Scholarship

BAC annually awards three scholarships to students whose parents or step-parents are U.S. BAC members. The stipends are $5,000 per year for up to four years – up to $20,000 total.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must: