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

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.

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.

Click below to see the July update to our members from President Mike Volpentesta.

The application window is now closed for 2022. Please check back later this year for information on the 2023 scholarship program.

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:

Please check back later this year for information on the 2023 scholarship program. The submission deadline for 2022 was February 9, 2022.

Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarships to high school seniors, five to the winners of the Academic Competition, and five to the winners of the Random Drawing. The scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States.

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. 

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: