News

On behalf of myself, Secretary-Treasurer Mike Volpentesta, and all the officers and staff of the ADC, we wish you and your families a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

Jim Allen

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

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. 

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 U.S.

On August 11, 2019 some of our members took a roundtrip motorcycle ride from the ADC headquarters to Sycamore, Illinois.  It was a beautiful day and a good time!

On March 24, 2019, the Officers and Tile Setter membership celebrated their 100-year affiliation with the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers!

International President James Boland was there to congratulate the hundreds in attendance. Posted are some of the pictures of the celebration.

On October 30, 2018, nominations for the office of President, Secretary-Treasurer, and three Executive Vice Presidents were presented to the ADC membership.

All current Officers were unanimously re-elected, with no opposition.

President Allen thanked the membership for their support and promised to continue working for better wages and benefits for each and every member.

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. 

The William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship will once again be awarded to 10 high school seniors who will be graduating in the spring of 2020. Five academic-based scholarships and five random-drawing scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, will be awarded.

Please contact the CFL website for further information at:

www.chicagolabor.org/union-resources/scholarship-information

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of union families.  Ranging from $500 to $4,000, Union Plus scholarships are one-time awards for study beginning in the Fall of 2020, and students may re-apply each year.

For additional information or to complete an on-line application, please visit the Union Plus website at:

www.unionplus.org/scholarships

BAC U.S. Members:

The deadline of the most recent cycle of the U.S. Bates Scholarship Program has passed. The next cycle of the Bates Scholarship will open for applications in early 2021, when program information and the online application form will be accessible on this web page.