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


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. 

Health & Safety

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

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Recent News


Brothers and Sisters, On Thursday, May 26, at 7:00PM EST, BAC will host a webinar focusing …

Welding Certification Maintenance

It is up to you to make sure all your certifications are valid and regularly renewed. …

En Español To all Participants of:the Bricklayers Local 1 Health & Welfare Fund,the Bricklayers and Allied …

USA Giveaway

The deadline to register for The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) giveaway is coming up! Make sure …

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Good afternoon, Brothers and Sisters!

Just a reminder that our next Baltimore Chapter Meeting is next week!

Thursday June 16th, 2022 @ 5:00pm.

In person is allowed!

Any questions, please call 240-695-9463

Happy June, Brothers and Sisters!

Brother Floyd R. Collins reached 25 years of service this month!

Brothers Thomas Garcia and Matthew S. Redabaugh also reached 40 years of service!

Congratulations and thank you for your continued dedication as craftsmen. #TrowelBlazers

Happy Memorial Day, Brothers and Sisters!

#BAC1MVD would like to thank all those who serve this country. Especially the ones that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

On behalf of all our members, we extend our gratitude to the men and women that lay their life on the line.

Good afternoon, Brothers and Sisters!

Just a reminder that our next DC Chapter Meeting is next week!

Wednesday June 1st, 2022 @ 5:00pm.

In person is allowed!

Any questions, please call 240-695-9463

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Extracting Mortar Joints
How To:
Extract Mortar Joints

In one of the few training videos with a specific trade focus, this lesson shows viewers the proper way to extract mortar joints when restoring a build. Even if they aren’t in the PCC trade, viewers can learn a thing or two about properly maintaining their structures.

Seven Course Block Lead
How To: Build a Seven Course Block Lead

Our Apprenticeship Training Program shares a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a seven course block lead.

Stone Repair
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 https://baclocal.orgtraining/ to become an apprentice!

How to use zoom
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.

Baltimore Office Update
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!

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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