BAC Administrative District Council 1 of Illinois

To all members:

As you are all aware our country has been dealing with the Coronavirus for the past few months.

Attached are resources for members who may be filing for unemployment.

In an effort to help our members keep up-to-date with the latest information and resources regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, please click on the links below to the Chicago Department of Public He

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
- Barack Obama

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Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty. — Samuel Gompers

Recent News

April 1, 2020 

To all members: 

There have been discussions among Management and Labor leaders regarding construction site precautions. 

Many thanks to the Chicagoland AGC for providing this information.

Click here to download and print the notice.

In addition, an article from the Boston Globe re: Walsh Construction action.  Click here.

The best way to fight Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is to stop its spread from person to person in our communities. To get the word out on how to do that, Mayor Lightfoot has reached out to local Labor organizations and asked us to pass on vital information and resources to our members.

The Robert E. Shepherd Scholarship Fund was established in 1977 to honor one of the founding fathers and most influential members of the Ceramic Tile Layers Union, Local 67 of Illinois. Holding the highest position in the local union and named a vice-president of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, his vision was instrumental to the growth and success of the union movement. This scholarship continues his legacy of helping proud union families prosper.

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