IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area


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


  • Workers at CG Bretting Manufacturing Co. On Strike in Ashland, WI December 16, 2018
    Media Contact: Todd Humleker (920) 979-0502 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ashland, WI, December 16, 2018 – Nearly 200 workers at CG Bretting Manufacturing Co. in Ashland, WI are on strike after rejecting the company’s contract offer Thursday, December 13, 2018. The strike took effect just after midnight on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The members of Local […]
  • Recap: TCU members rally, Elected officials back workers December 14, 2018
    This week saw an extraordinary outcry from California’s congressional delegation demanding that Amtrak keep its Riverside call center open, and 500 TCU/IAM members employed. Combined, the three letters sent this week amount to 40 California members of the U.S. House of Representatives as well as the state’s two U.S. Senators – all with essentially the […]
  • International President Martinez Visits Florida Members Recovering from Hurricane December 13, 2018
    IAM International President Bob Martinez recently visited Panama City, FL Local 1106 members at WestRock mill and Local 449 members at Tyndall Air Force Base. They, and the community as a whole, continue to suffer two months after Hurricane Michael made landfall. The storm is the first ever Category 4 hurricane on record to hit […]
  • IAM Machinists Build A Brighter Christmas in Wichita December 13, 2018
    IAM Southern Territory’s District Lodge 70, in Wichita, KS adopted 1,111 Angels for the local Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program and sponsored 25 Union families for 2018. “With the extent of involvement in the Angel Tree program by our Local Lodges, the district lodge decided to award the local and company that adopted the most […]
  • Tennessee IAM Local 2385 Gives Thanks December 13, 2018
    For nearly 50 years, the Goodman plant, now owned by Daikin Industries, has been a mainstay in the small community of Fayetteville, TN. The facility has seen generations of workers walk through its doors. Fathers and mothers have worked alongside their sons and daughters and even grandchildren, producing residential and light air conditioning and heating systems. Families in […]
  • TCU Members Rally in Riverside to Save Jobs, Stop Outsourcing December 13, 2018
    Yesterday, TCU/IAM members from Amtrak’s Riverside call center rallied to save their jobs. Well over 100 people turned out to the Wednesday morning protest to show their outrage with Amtrak’s management and their short-sighted decision to eliminate 500+ jobs in Riverside, and send their work to a non-union, low-wage outsourcer in Florida. TCU National Vice […]
  • Helping Hands December: Holiday Stress December 12, 2018
    Helping Hands: December 2018 Download   This months issue addresses anxiety and stress during the holiday, and coping with grief through the holiday season. Additionally, the dates for all EAP classes are on the calendar. Please get with your local lodge secretary/treasurer or president to sign up for classes now. The classes will fill up […]
  • IAM Leaders Tour Hurricane Ravaged Panhandle December 12, 2018
    IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr. joined Machinists leadership in the Southern Territory for a tour of the weather devastation that was caused by Hurricane Michael in October. The powerful storm included 200 mile an hour winds that ravaged homes owned by IAM members in and around Panama City, FL.   The post IAM Leaders […]
  • Join Rep. Mark Takano & TCU NVP Ron Kloos on Facebook Live! December 11, 2018
      Join Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) and TCU National Vice President Ron Kloos tomorrow for a Facebook Live discussion about Amtrak’s decision to close its Riverside, CA call center, put 500 TCU members out of a job, and send their work to a low-wage, no-benefit outsourcer.  Who:   Rep. Mark Takano & TCU NVP Ron Kloos […]
  • IAM Local 2068 Members on Strike at Silgan Containers in Illinois December 11, 2018
    More than 170 members of IAM Local 2068 at Silgan Containers in Rochelle, IL have voted to go on strike after rejecting the company’s contract offer. The strike took effect just after midnight Saturday, December 8, 2018. Silgan is the largest metal food packaging company in the country. The Machinists members are striking for better […]

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