Building Careers. Building New Jersey.


The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union of New Jersey, or BACNJ, represents craftworkers in the trowel trades across the state. These trades include bricklayers,stone and marble masons, cement masons, plasterers, tile setters, terrazzo and mosaic workers, and pointers/cleaners/caulkers.


COVID-19 Testing, Vaccine Registration, and Resources

Find A Testing Location Near You

Not feeling well? Learn about the symptoms and places near you to get tested.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

COVID-19 vaccines are on the way to hospitals and clinics across New Jersey. You can reserve your spot to get a vaccine now by pre-registering here.

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

COVID-19 Resources Are Available

Up to date information on benefits and guidelines for workers and New Jersey Families.

Get Updates


Please be advised that if anyone has had a COVID Test from 2020 to present and has paid for that test either in its entirety or paid a Co-Pay, please contact the Health Fund Office at (970 808-7358.

NOTE: This does not pertain to Medicare members.

Thank you, 

BAC Health Fund

Health Fund Improvements 2021


For those participants with Health Fund eligibility effective January 1, 2021 (based on hours worked, or self-pay ‘banking arrangements) please be advised that The Board of Trustees of the NJ BAC Health Fund have adopted benefit improvements to the plan effective January l, 2021.

Health Fund Improvements 2021


Have you seen Building Trades Presentation about the COVID-19 vaccine?

View the presentation for information on groups that are eligible for the vaccination, dispensing sites, what to expect at a vaccination site, and information about the registration system.

COVID vaccine, building trades presentation




US Bates Scholarship


BAC U.S. Members:

BAC annually awards three scholarships to students whose parents or step-parents are U.S. 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:

  • Be a senior in high school
  • Plan to enter college in the fall of 2021
  • Be the child or stepchild of a U.S. member in good standing of a BAC Local

The U.S. Bates Scholarship program is administered through International Scholarship and Tuition Services (ISTS).  

The application deadline is March 31, 2021. ISTS will notify all applicants of the selection results in June 2021.

To access the online application, please visit Please click here to view a list of frequently asked questions about the scholarship.

Questions? Call or email the BAC Education Department at 1-888-880-8222 ext. 3887 or

Middlesex and Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Council


The Raymond A. Peterson Scholarship Application Form


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