IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area


Membership Meeting 2nd Wednesday of the Month 4:00pm


  • U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Agency Fee Case July 2, 2015
    In a move with enormous implications for the entire U.S. labor movement, the Supreme Court announced this week that it will hear a case next year that could determine if agency fees in the public sector are a violation of free speech and association rights under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The case, […]
  • October 6 Deadline to File Asbestos Claim in Garlock Bankruptcy July 2, 2015
    Machinists and others who were exposed to gaskets and packing material made by Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, have until October 6, 2015 to file a personal injury claim if they believe exposure to Garlock's products caused or may cause asbestos-related disease. Garlock filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June 2010, and a current reorganization […]
  • Time Running Out to Enter IAM Photo Contest July 2, 2015
    Local 31 Journeyman Andy Frye, seen here taking precision measurements on a steam-driven boiler feed pump at the Nebraska City Power Station, was featured in the 2015 IAM Calendar. Local 31 member Mark Patach took the photo. Don't miss your opportunity to exhibit your talent and feature your Lodge members at work. Enter the 2015 […]
  • Enter to Win in the Guide Dogs Harley Davidson 2015 Raffle July 2, 2015
    This year's prize: 2015 Customized Harley Davidson FLHR Road King Here is your chance to win a customized 2015 Harley Davidson FLHR Road King. This November you could be driving to Thanksgiving Dinner on this beautiful, IAM-made, motorcycle. You will have also helped to support the Union's number one charity, Guide Dogs of America. Guide […]
  • Make this 4th of July a Union-Made Celebration July 2, 2015
    As the holiday weekend rapidly approaches, remember that we can all do our part by supporting workers and companies that produce high quality, union-made products. Whether you are a host or a guest, you will be contributing to good union jobs in your neighborhood and all across America. From picnic supplies to condiments, meats, baked […]
  • Machinists Union Celebrates 125th Anniversary in Canada June 30, 2015
    From left: IAM Canadian GVP Dave Ritchie, Stratford Perth Museum Curator Micaela Fitzsimmons and IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger don white gloves to handle the first minutes book  - circa 1890 - from the first Canadian Local Lodge 103. International President Tom Buffenbarger addressing delegates of the Ontario Council of Machinists annual conference. It was […]
  • IAM Members in Pennsylvania Win $1.6 Million Settlement June 30, 2015
    IAM members employed by URS Federal Support Services at the Tobyhanna Army Depot in northeastern Pennsylvania won a landmark settlement thanks to grievances and subsequent arbitrations filed on their behalf by IAM District 1 Representatives. As a result of layoffs in 2012, senior Electronic Technicians at Tobyhanna were laid off while the company retained junior […]
  • Marine Base Contractors in North Carolina Vote IAM Yes June 30, 2015
    IAM Organizing Committee for EMI Services in NC One hundred thirty three workers for EMI Services, LLC at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, NC voted IAM Yes for union representation. The Service Contract workers include all full-time and regular part-time maintenance and support employees. Laborers, warehouse […]
  • Alabama Local 44 Member Mentors Rocket Team to Victory June 30, 2015
    Team America from Russellville, AL (Photo by Russellville City Schools Rockets and Robots) Seven students from Russellville, AL, with the help of IAM Local 44 member Preston Burns, won world final competition of the Rocketry Challenge at the Paris Air Show. Burns served as their technical mentor and traveled with the team throughout all of […]
  • Pinette Appointed Grand Lodge Auditor June 30, 2015
    IAM General Vice President Dora Cervantes has appointed IAM Local 837A Secretary-Treasurer Bryan Pinette to serve as a Grand Lodge Auditor. Pinette will service lodges in southern Missouri, Arkansas and Montana. "Bryan brings a fresh perspective and an innovative point of view to the General Secretary-Treasurer's Department," said Cervantes. "We welcome him on board and […]

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