Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1
of Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
Representing the most highly skilled trowel trade craftworkers

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Upcoming Events

March 3 at 3:30 pm
March 6 at 6:30 am

Recent News


Members of the DC and Baltimore Chapters meet together this month in one Local Meeting. We will not have our usual first Wednesday and third Thursday chapter meetings this month.

We hope all our Brothers and Sisters from DC will join us on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Due to on-going Coronavirus concerns, we are encouraging members to make an appointment to visit our office.

Until further notice, all Chapter and Local Meetings will be held via Zoom.


There is no doubt that union and non-union bricklayers face very different wage challenges. It is …

Bricklayers and associated craftsmen face unique challenges in preventing the spread of COVID-19. With mostly outdoor …

(Right to Work, Home Rule, D.C. Rule) Employment law can be confusing when living and/or working …

Have you ever wondered just how much benefits differ between union and non-union employees? As a …

Social Feeds

We've made it to March!

This month, Robert Long celebrates 25 years of service with #bac1mvd.

Congratulations Brother Long, and thank you for your dedication and service.

Congrats! You've made it to the end of the week and another #FlashBAC Friday.

Today's photo is from March 6, 1993. Do you know any of these #bac1mvd members? Let us know in a reply or a private message.

Thank you all for your help building BAC's history!

Another Thursday, another #AspectofMasonry post by #BAC1MVD.

Today, we're looking at another type of arch, the Roman Arch. Visit Facebook for all the arch facts.

Check out this link for more information on #RomanArches:

It's #FlashBAC Friday! Today's photo is from March 7, 1992.

Do you recognize any of the smiling faces in the photo? Help us identify #bac1mvd members pictured by replying to this post or sending us a message.

Who knows, maybe next week you'll be in our featured photo!

Welcome to another #AspectsofMasonry by #BAC1MVD.

This week we'll be looking this week at equilateral gothic arches. Head over to our Facebook page to learn where they get their name and more!

Examples below are from Wikimedia Commons and IMI's gallery respectively.

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Member Spotlight


Click here to view an up-to-date calendar of training classes and events.

Watch these videos to see our talented apprentices and learn more about the JATC. 

Each apprentice takes required courses in health and safety training in order to complete their apprenticeship.


How to Use and Download Zoom

Follow these easy steps to learn how to join your BAC Local 1 chapter meeting with Zoom. The second half of the video will walk you through the steps of downloading Zoom on your computer or on your phone.

BAC 1 New Baltimore Office

Take a tour of BAC 1 MVD's new Baltimore office. Explore the restaurant-turned-office space as we begin construction on this great new location. Like and subscribe so you don't miss the "after" video!

JATC Stone Repair Preview

Instructor Matthew Redabaugh demonstrates how to repair stone masonry in the field. To learn more about repairing marble, visit the JATC webpage at to become an apprentice!

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About Us

The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers has been representing workers in the trowel trades since October 17, 1865. Our Local supports those skilled craftworkers in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. areas. To learn more about our history and our mission, please visit the About page. To meet our amazing team, click on any of their photos below.


Brick Field Representative

Office Manager

Secretary Treasurer

Stone, Marble & PCC
Field Representative