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BAC Local 1 MN/ND/SD Constitution, By-Laws, and Rules of Order

The Constitution, By-Laws, and Rules of Order of the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1 was finalized in 2002.

BAC Code of Conduct

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

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.

Member Portal

The International Union, the International Pension Fund, and the International Health Fund encourage participants and retirees to register for the BAC Web Portal. Portal users can access annual statements, plan forms, update contact information, and check-in when travelling for work. Users can also access the BAC Job Information Network and can read BAC and Fund publications. Registering for the Web Portal is fast and easy! Click here to learn more about how to create an account.

Access the BAC Member Portal here.

Member Dues

Membership dues allow us to provide our members with the best representation and support possible. They are varied based on status and are due on the first of each month, but members can pay as far ahead as they would like. Members have several options for paying their dues. 

Questions? Call the BAC Local 1 office at (612) 379-2966 or email at

Sign Up for Auto-Dues

This convenient service for our members pays your dues directly out of your vacation fund. As long as you're working, you won't have to worry about your dues. If you stop working, you can check on how much money is in your vacation fund by calling Zenith at 651-256-1801. And, you can always supplement your dues payments if your vacation fund runs out by utilizing another payment method. 

Once per year, we will request a full year of dues to be drawn out of your vacation fund. If there isn't enough to cover a full year, we will continue to request funds once a month to pay you through January of the following year.

Download the most current Voluntary Auto Dues Authorization form here.

You can download the form and mail it to our office at 312 Central Ave SE, Suite 328, Minneapolis, MN 55414 or email it to

Pay by Credit/Debit Card

Members can call our office and pay over the phone or stop in to swipe their card. There is a processing fee of about 3.5% for this service.

Pay by Check

Members can mail checks to our office at 312 Central Ave. SE, Suite #328, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Checks should be made out to BAC Local 1 MN/ND/SD. Please include your full name and/or IU member number with your payment.

Pay by Cash

Members can also stop in to our office to pay by cash. We ask that you please have exact change ready.

Out of Work List

Have you been laid off recently or need help finding work? Make sure you add your name to the BAC Local 1 Out of Work list to be contacted by a business agent as opportunities become available.  Call (612) 379-2966 or email with your name, IU number, previous employer, and last day worked to be added.

You can also reach out to our signatory contractors to find out if there are opportunities available. Click here for a list of our signatory contractors.

Member Rewards

Members are awarded one point for every Chapter, Semi-Annual, and Holiday meeting they attend. Member points can then be exchanged for BAC Local 1 MN/ND/SD gear, including hats, sweatshirts, and jackets. To view the complete catalog, click here. To place an order, submit a completed order form. Order forms can be emailed to or mailed to 312 Central Ave SE, Suite 328, Minneapolis, MN 55414. To find out how many member points you have earned, or for help with any other questions, call the BAC Local 1 office at (612) 379-2966.

Member Perks

Members of BAC Local 1 are eligible for benefits and discounts through Union Plus. Visit the Union Plus website for more information and call 1-800-472-2005 with questions.

The International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers offers an online store for members to purchase tools of the trades at a discounted rate. Or show your BAC pride with logo printed shirts, jackets, hats, and decals! Visit the BAC Tool Sales website to purchase.

Trade-Related Resources

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. Visit for more information.

Minnesota Concrete & Masonry Contractor Association (MCMCA)

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. For more information contact Mark Severson at or call (651) 293-0892. Visit for more information.

Construction Industry Labor & Employers Council (CILEC)

Construction is vital to Minnesota’s success, and is growing faster than any other sector of the economy. Today it is a $16 billion industry that directly supports more than 130,000 jobs.  By ensuring more projects pay competitive wages, maintain high standards of safety and craftsmanship, and support best-in-class career training, Minnesota’s trade unions and signatory contractors aren’t just building our infrastructure—they are building a stronger Minnesota. Visit for more information.

Associated General Contractors of Minnesota

Formed in 1919, AGC of Minnesota was the first recognized chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. Our members believe that skill, responsibility and integrity are fundamental values that contribute to their success. Associated General Contractors of Minnesota is a non-profit professional trade association that is dedicated to promoting opportunity and excellence in the building and highway construction industry throughout the State of Minnesota. Visit for more information.

Health Resources

BAC Member Assistance Program (MAP)

Did you know that BAC members have access to free, confidential help around personal problems that interfere with home or work life such as mental health or substance abuse concerns? The Member Assistance Program (MAP) is currently launching an anti-opioid abuse education, awareness, prevention, and intervention campaign. View more and contact MAP here. Your call is completely confidential and free. MAP Now is a monthly bulletin to educate members on essential health topics and provide contact information for professionals to reach out to with concerns. View this month's and previous month's bulletins by clicking here.

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.


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

T.E.A.M. is dedicated to the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1 to improve 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. Visit for more information and to connect with a counselor.

Frequent Fitness Programs

HealthPartners has updated frequent fitness programs for BAC Local 1 Union members.

GlobalFit's Gym Network 360 is a single shopping experience offering you access to fitness and wellness brands at exclusive discounts. For more information click here or view the flyer.

Active & Fit offers access to 11,900+ fitness centers and studios with no long-term contracts plus access to 8,700+ guided workout videos. For more information click here or view the flyer.

Financial Resources

Building Trades Credit Union

Located in Maple Grove, MN. Phone: 763-315-3888. For more information on the Building Trades Credit Union, click here. To apply for a loan, click here.

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.

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.

Insurance Resources

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, call them at (651) 488-0172, or email at

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. Visit for more information or call 1-800-431-5425.

Additional Resources

Fare for All

Fare For All is a pop-up grocery store that sells packs of fresh produce and frozen meat at up to 40% off of retail prices. Everyone and anyone can shop at Fare For All across 30+ pop-up sites in the Twin Cities and Great MN. Visit for additional information, such as where to find a sale, how to sign up for reminder emails, and answers to frequently asked questions. Phone: (763) 450-3860.

Union Sportsmen's Alliance

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