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

September 13 at 3:30 pm

Recent News


Read the Summer 2021 newsletter to catch up on what the Local has been up to

BeneSys, Inc. participants, please see an important notice regarding updated walk-in services. As Covid-19 restrictions continue

In-person meetings will return in September! Until then, please find the link to your Chapter Meeting

Read the Spring 2021 newsletter to catch up on what the Local has been up to


The PRO Act has been a hot topic as of recent and for good reason! This …

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 …

Social Feeds

The fourth and final webinar, hosted by @imiweb, is taking place next Thursday, July 29th, @ 12pm EDT!

This session's topic is "High-Performance Commercial Wall System Design," w/ Lori Gunderson.

Click the link below to register!

Happy #FlashBAC Friday!

Can anyone identify the gentlemen in this photo from #BAC1MVD's annual Bull Roast on March 6, 1993?

And don't hesitate to tag other members who may be able to help!

#BAC1MVD members with Janeiro, Inc. are working on the construction of Avocet Tower in Bethesda, Maryland. #BACworks

Right now, our members are installing handset marble walls. This project is expected to finish this fall.

For more on #Janeiro:


Attention BeneSys participants, please see an important update notice regarding walk in services.

As everyone gets #BAConTrack, #BAC1MVD will keep you updated on matters important to our members.

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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.


Extracting Mortar Joints
How To:
Extract Mortar Joints

Our JATC Training Director, Paul Ferenc, gives us a tutorial on mortar joint extracting.

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

JATC Training Director, Paul Ferenc, gives us a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a seven course block lead.

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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!

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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.

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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