BAC Administrative District Council 1 of Illinois

Attention BAC members, mark your calendars for our annual BAC ADC1 Barbecue. 

Come on out for a night of great food, fun,  prizes and camaraderie! 

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Ed Tiedt, long time Business Agent with the Tuckpointers, Cleaners, and Caulkers Local 21.

As many of you may know, the ADC 1 entrance of pavers is a special place members can memorialize family members that also belonged to the BAC.

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

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For 2024 applications need to be postmarked by Friday March 29, 2024. 

BAC annually awards three scholarships to students whose parents or step-parents are US BAC members. The stipends are $5,000 per year for up to four years – up to $20,000 total.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must: 

•    Be a senior in high school and planning to enter college in the fall of 2024
•    Be the child or stepchild of a US member in good standing of a US BAC Local

The US Bates Scholarship program is administered through International Scholarship and Tuition Services (ISTS).    

CISCO has begun to accept applications for its long-standing Annual Scholarship Awards Program.  Applications for this program are available by clicking on one of the three types of scholarship awards below. 

Submission Deadline: Completed applications must be sent electronically to the Chicago Federation of Labor by Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 5:00PM. Applications and all supporting documents should be emailed all together to [email protected]

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