Bricklayers, Tilesetters and Allied Craftworkers Local 3 Union provides training, representation, promotion of our contractors, solidarity and respect to our craftworkers. We represent the oldest craft in the world and use basically the same techniques and tools as Masons and Tilesetters used 5000 years ago. We are some of the hardest workers society has to offer. BAC Local 3 represents Bricklayers/Stonemasons, Tile Layers and Finishers, Restoration Masons and Caulkers, Marble Masons and Finishers, Terrazzo Mechanics and Finishers, and Refractory Bricklayers who work various aspects of the industry in the Northern 46 counties of California.

The Union Hall is no longer accepting walk in visits


For assistance, we are available by phone at (510)632-8781


Kaiser Permanente Guide to Covid-19 Vaccine 


OSHA Instructions/Training Enrollment Forms


 ~ OSHA 10 and 30 Enrollment Form

Become A Signatory Contractor

Signatory Contractor List 

Final Amended Constitution By-Laws

Working as a Bricklayer in the 1940’s

Latest News

News Article Month of September

 From the desk of Lenny Paredes: To the brothers and sisters of BAC Local 3 Northern California. I hope when you read this labor article your family, friends and co-workers are safe and healthy.We are in the middle of one of the worst fire seasons in California’s...

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September 2021 Chapter Meetings

September Meetings 2021 No Meetings in September      LOCATION                              ADDRESS     DATE AND TIME MONTEREY 1945 Natividad Road., Salinas (The Pizza Factory) First Tues., 6:00PM SAN JOSE 14940 Camden Ave. (Roundtable Pizza) First Wed., 5:30PM...

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News Article Month of August 2021

 From the Desk of Troy Garland, Just as we were turning the corner on COVID, we are now seeing mask restrictions and other protocols back in place. We have seen a substantial increase in notifications from contractors regarding our members who were in close contact or...

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BAC Craft Award/Best Brick Project

The 2015 BAC Award for Best Use of Masonry Materials was presented to Local 3 California for the unparallel range and quality of members’ contributions to the construction of the Levi’s® NFL Stadium in Santa Clara. See here


The BAC is the oldest continuously serving International Union in North America. Year 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of our great International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers since 1865.