BAC Administrative District Council 1 of Illinois

The ADC Building in Elmhurst will be closed the following dates:

Our Business Representatives have started meeting with and hand delivering the 25, 40, and 50 year awards to our hard working members who we recognize for their many years of hard work and dedicate

On October 17, 2021 the annual Retiree and 40-50-75 year Membership Service Award celebration was held at Medinah Banquets.  As the party was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, we honored

On this Veteran's Day, November 11, 2021, we want to salute and express our profound appreciation to our Veteran members and all Veterans throughout this country.

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

After recent retirements at the Executive level, we are pleased to announce our new ADC Executive Board and Executive Committee, pictured from left to right:

Mike Petritis, Executive Vice President and Director - Ceramic Tile, Marble & Terrazzo

Mike Erdenberger - President, Local 21 and Executive Committee member

Ruben Collazo - Secretary-Treasurer

Michael Volpentesta - President, ADC1 of Illinois

Hector Arellano - Executive Vice President and Director - Pointers, Cleaners & Caulkers

We are happy to announce that we have resumed in person Union meetings. All meetings will be held at the union hall at 660 N. Industrial Drive, Elmhurst, Illinois.

The Union meeting for Local 74 will be held on Thursday, November 11th at 7:00 PM.

The Union meeting for Local 56 will be held on Tuesday, November 16th at 7:00 PM.

The Union meeting for Local 21 will be held on Tuesday, November 23rd at 7:00 PM.

Robert E. Shepherd was the President of the Ceramic Tile Layers Local 67 and later selected to be the Vice President of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers. Each year the R.E. Shepherd Scholarship Fund awards five $5,000 scholarships to the children of union members. We are happy to announce the recipients of the 2021 R.E. Shepherd college scholarships:

Lauren Benduha, who will be attending Illinois State University.

Ernest Berdychowski, who will be attending Illinois State University.

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