IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area

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Membership Meeting 2nd Wednesday of the Month 4:00pm Location of the Meeting: IAM Local 1781:1511 Rollins Road,Burlingame, CA 94010

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  • Machinists on Ground to Help with Florence Recovery September 25, 2018
    Residents of North Carolina and the surrounding states are still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The massive storm was responsible for more than 30 lives and catastrophic damage from historic flooding. Machinists Union members in the path of the storm are in need of help in the recovery process. The IAM Southern Territory, […]
  • House to Vote on FAA Bill This Week September 25, 2018
    The House and the Senate Saturday reached consensus on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018. The approximately $17 billion, five-year FAA bill will make its way to the House floor this week and could be voted on as early as Wednesday.   Airline labor highlights of the bill include protection for customer service […]
  • Guide Dogs of America Graduate Finds Serenity September 25, 2018
    For nearly 70 years Guide Dogs of America has brought independence to blind and visually impaired individuals from across the United States and Canada. New stories of companionship, confidence and empowerment emerge from each graduating class of guide dog teams. One such inspiring story is that of blind surfer Derek Rabelo and his guide dog […]
  • Kendall Appointed to Assistant Secretary September 25, 2018
    International President Bob Martinez and General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes announce the appointment of Paul Kendall to the office of Assistant Secretary. The appointment fills the vacancy from the recent reassignments of General Vice Presidents and is effective October 1, 2018. “Brother Kendall brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position,” said General Secretary-Treasurer […]
  • Are You Registered for this November’s Elections? September 25, 2018
    Today is Voter Registration Day. Have you registered? Don’t wait, November’s elections will be here before you know it. Register today Our right to vote gives us the power to make a difference. We have the freedom and the responsibility to choose our leaders and get involved with the issues that we care about. Change […]
  • I.A.M. C.R.E.S.T. Outreach 501 Program Wichita, KS August 27-31, 2018 September 25, 2018
      IAM DL-70 located in Wichita KS was the site for a Spirit Aerosystems sponsored Outreach 501 training program held, August 27-31, 2018 for a joint labor /management group. Upon completion of the 501Trainer session, participants will be authorized to conduct 10 & 30-hour OSHA Outreach programs.               This type of training is another […]
  • Hurricane Florence Resources from Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan September 21, 2018
    The Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan insurance companies are again offering emergency resources to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. They released a flyer that provides details and contact numbers for affected individuals in need of emotional support, prescription supplies, vision wear, medical care and more. Telemedicine services and free sessions with registered nurses […]
  • TTD: Freight rail safety, jobs must not be jeopardized in pursuit of profits September 21, 2018
    The following is an article by Transportation Trades Department (TTD, AFL-CIO) President Larry Willis. TCU/IAM is an affiliate of TTD’s Rail Labor Division.   SEP 20, 2018 MOVEAMERICA BLOG, RAIL FREIGHT RAIL SAFETY, JOBS MUST NOT BE JEOPARDIZED IN PURSUIT OF PROFITS By Larry I. Willis There is little disagreement among lawmakers, frontline workers, government agencies, and even […]
  • Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits Will See Slight Increase Under New Sequestration Rate September 20, 2018
    Starting October 1, 2018, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will reduce railroad unemployment and sickness insurance benefits by 6.2 percent, down from the current 6.6 percent reduction, as required by law. The adjusted reduction amount is based on revised projections of benefit claims and payments under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. It will remain […]
  • Connecticut Local 62A on Strike for Fairness at UTC September 20, 2018
    About 200 members of IAM Local 62A(District 26) at United Technologies Corp., in Cheshire, CT are striking for a fair contract. Pay at the plant is among the lowest for UTC aerospace plants, said IAM Local 62A President Mary White. The company also failed to budge on its proposal to raise health insurance costs.  Read: Pay, health […]

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