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

April 21 at 3:30 pm
April 24 at 6:30 am

Recent News


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.

With the return of the bimonthly newsletter, our communications director is seeking members’ photos to feature.

The new BAC Twitter account is up and running. Check out our latest tweets on the app, the website, or right on our homepage!


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

This past Saturday, #BAC1MVD supplied our members with safety vests, IUBAC gaiters, and N95 masks to keep them safe on-site and in training.
Thank you to all the members that came out this weekend. We look forward to seeing more of you at the next giveaway on May 15th!#BAConTrack


We're taking a stroll down memory lane to March 5, 1988 on this #FlashBAC Friday. Here we have a #bac1mvd member receiving his 50-year service award.

Do you know anyone in this photo? Let us know! Post in the comments or send us a message.

Good Afternoon Brothers and Sisters!

Just a reminder that our next Baltimore Chapter Meeting is taking place a week from today!

Thursday April 22, 2021 @ 5:00pm.

Use the link below to join the meeting via Zoom.
Any questions, please call 240-695-9463

Vest & N95 Mask Giveaway!

This Saturday, #bac1mvd is giving away free vests to its members! We hope to see you there!

April 17, 2021
8:00 AM- 12:00 PM

International Masonry Institute
17101 Science Drive
Bowie, Maryland 20715

Any questions, call 240-695-9463


We're all in on this #FlashBAC Friday! This photo was taken March 2, 1985.

Do you know any of the #bac1mvd members pictured at this celebratory event? Reply to this post or send us a message privately. You'll be helping us build our history and #archives!

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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