About BAC Local 1

Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 NY is dedicated to the craft of bricklaying, stonesetting, stone tending, masonry restoration and plastering. With over 5000 strong of the most talented masonry craft workers hailing not just from the New York City and Long Island area but from around the world, these Union members are responsible for some of the “who’s who" of buildings, including Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building, the Met-Life Building, the American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center, the Cloisters, the Frick, the Metropolitan Museum, as well as thousands of office and residential buildings. Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 New York represents bricklayers, plasterers, stonesetters, and pointers, cleaners & caulkers within the Five Boroughs of New York City, and Long Island. Our home office is at 4 Court Square, Long Island City, NY, NY 11101, and we can be reached at 718-392-0525.

Reciprocity Of Contributions:
If you worked out of the jurisdiction of BAC Local #1, NY during 2009, please contact the Hours Department at the Fund Office and advise them of where you worked so they can request reciprocity of your benefits. Be reminded that the only benefits that are reciprocated are Pension, Welfare and Annuity. Hours received are converted to BAC Local #1, NY rates.

Union Meetings:
Please make every attempt to attend your local chapter Union Meetings. They are very informative and we would like your input. To find Union meetings and times, just go to the "Events" tab on the home page.

For employment, please do the following:
1. Contact Local #1 at (7l8) 392-0525
2. Attend local chapter meetings
3. Apprentices, contact the Bricklayers JATC Coordinator

The hours for BAC Local Union #1, NY are generally from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
You may utilize these office hours to: Pay Union Dues, Change Beneficiary Forms, Look for Employment, Pick up Forms, and Speak to Officials. For Appointments call (718) 392-0525.

Directions by Car:

From Long Island and Queens:
Take the Long Island Expressway to Van Dam Street (last exit before Midtown Tunnel Toll). At Van Dam make a right turn onto Van Dam and go to Thompson Avenue. At Thompson Avenue make a left onto Thompson. Proceed approximately one-quarter mile towards Green Glass Citibank Building, which is Jackson Avenue.
At Jackson Avenue make a left at light and an immediate left onto Court Square. Four Story brick building on the right side.

From Brooklyn:
Take the Brooklyn-Queens Expy. to McGuinness Humboldt St. exit. Bear left off exit and follow road onto McGuinness approx. 1-1/2 miles (over Pulaski bridge) to Jackson Avenue and make a right. Go approx. l/4 mile to Court Square and make a right. Landmark: Brooks’ Restaurant.

From The Bronx And Manhattan:
Take the Triborough Bridge to the very first exit. Make an extreme right, and go one block to Astoria Boulevard. Make right onto Astoria Blvd. and go approximately one mile to 21st Street. Left onto 21st St. and go approximately 2 miles to Jackson Avenue and make a left onto Jackson go 1/4 mile and you’ll see the green glass Citicorp Building & Brooks’ Restaurant. Make a right at Brooks’ Restaurant onto Court Square.
For further information call (718) 392-0525

Our Dues Structure

Journeyman Dues: $26.00 per month
Apprentice Dues: $16.00 per month

 Retiree Dues:
Less than 40 years membership: $15.00 per month
More than 40 years membership: $10.00 per month
Disabled Membership Dues:
Less than 40 years membership: $6.00 per month
More than 40 years membership: $2.25 per month

50 Year Gold Card Member: No Dues