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Since its founding in 1865, the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers has represented the most highly skilled trowel trades craftworkers across the United States and Canada including bricklayers, stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tilesetters, terrazzo and mosaic workers, and pointers/cleaners/caulkers and refractory workers. The BAC is the oldest continuous union in North America.

The mission of BAC Local Union #15 MO-KS-NE is to offer the highest quality mechanics to our contractors and community to preserve the traditions, credibility and integrity of our industry. We offer substantial benefits to our members through:

FREE TRAINING: When you join the Union, you will receive the best career training in the industry. The International Masonry Institute along with our own training programs offers you what no other program can - comprehensive training programs in all masonry crafts, at all levels of your career.
APPRENTICESHIPS: Opportunities to learn basic and advanced skills in brick, stone, marble, tile, terrazzo, refractory and skills needed for restoration projects.
EARN WHILE YOU LEARN: IMI's free, expenses-paid pre-job training program gives you a clear advantage on the job, where higher skill means higher earnings. Additional IMI training programs let you learn and earn more throughout your entire career.
EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Excellent Pay; Health, Disability and Life Insurance; Job Security; On-the-Job Training; Retirement Benefits - One of the best pension, retirement and savings programs.
SAFETY: Proper safety and health practices are incorporated into all our training programs and the union works to ensure that every job site provides a safe working environment.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT: BAC members can take advantage of programs for continuing education to gain skills and qualifications for roles as foreman, supervisor and to work in newer technologies.

Today's BAC members are continuing the proud tradition of craft excellence and union solidarity started by our founders over a century ago.

Green Masonry

BAC is well aware of the need for and benefits of sound environmental practices. Masonry's "green" credentials, which include sustainability, strong energy performance and good indoor air quality, lead to improved building performance and greater occupant comfort. IMI works with designers to maximize these benefits on their projects. As environmentally conscience construction practices change the building industry, IMI makes it easy to use masonry with expert advice, tools and education.

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