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:
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
As political strategy, and probably error, the Democrats leading up to June 5 underplayed the impact of what was happening to union workers. That strategy failed -- hard -- far from big cities. It was the rural communities that handed Scott Walker his victory - and out there, apparently, the word "union" had a bad taste and no contrary fire to dispute the view.
While workers – including many non-union workers -- remain proud of how quickly they gathered and protested in Madison and collected recall signatures, there were citizens who saw that not as America in action but an America to be afraid of ...Read More
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