News

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.

The application window has closed for 2021. Please check back in January 2022 for information regarding the 2022 application process and timeline.

One of our members, Irvin Wheeler, lost his home during a recent apartment fire.  Thankfully, Irvin, his wife, and two daughters were able to make it out without injury, but everything they owned was lost. On behalf of ADC1 of Illinois, we want to thank everyone for their support and generosity shown to the Wheeler family during this difficult time. We were able to drop off clothing & cash donations from our members and office staff along with a generous furniture donation. 

On behalf of the Officers and members of Administrative District Council 1 of Illinois, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to our members who this year have achieved 50, 40 and 25 years of service and commitment to the union. Without your many years of hard work and support, the Local and its members would not be where we are today.

We are very happy and proud to announce our own Liliana Calderon, Journeyperson Bricklayer, has been honored with receiving the North America's Buiding Trades Unions Tradeswomen Heroes Award. 

This award was created in a joint effort between NABTU’s Tradeswomen’s Committee and Apprenticeship and Training Committee to congratulate and spotlight the dedicated tradeswomen within NABTU’s affiliate unions.

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

How To File an Unemployment Insurance Claim & Certify For Benefits:

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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.

Great Lakes Credit Union is available to all members and staff.  If you would like more information regarding the advantages of joining and services offered, please contact them at (708) 576-2847.  

https://www.glcu.org/

Dear Union Brothers & Sisters:

As the Labor Day holiday approaches, and as your President of BAC District Council 1 of Illinois, I am requesting that at some point over this holiday weekend that you, and all of our ADC members, pause for a moment to reflect on where you've been and where you are going in support of the labor movement and the ADC.