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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  • Louisiana VA Medical Professionals Vote to Join IAM July 9, 2020
    Despite COVID-19 and logistics associated with the pandemic, the IAM Organizing Department has won a campaign for 47 medical professionals at the Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Monroe, LA. The group includes doctors, nurses, dentists, podiatrists, physical therapists, lab technicians, social workers, and dieticians, who now look forward to the benefits and security of a union contract. […]
  • IAM, Allies Secure Help for Laid-Off Members at Alcoa Intalco Works July 9, 2020
    After petitioning the government and lobbying Congress, the IAM has successfully secured additional federal assistance for at least 700 union members at Local 2379 (District 160) who will be laid-off at the Alcoa Intalco Works aluminum smelter production plant in Ferndale, WA. The company, which has operated in Whatcom County for a half-century, announced on […]
  • Bradken Foundry Workers Win Fight for a Fine First Contract Out West July 9, 2020
    In June 2019, Bradken Foundry workers in Tacoma, WA, reached out to District 160 Business Representative/Organizer Steve Miller to join the IAM. Now a year later, these 188 workers have ratified a fine first contract. Directing Business Representative Paul Miller, the head negotiator, successfully took this private sector unit through hard-fought bargaining sessions against an […]
  • Machinists Applaud Biden Manufacturing Plan to Bring Jobs Home July 9, 2020
    Joe Biden, the IAM’s endorsed candidate for president, has laid out a strong and comprehensive plan to bring back hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs to the United States by building, investing and innovating in America. IAM members voted to endorse Biden in March after a first-of-its-kind membership vote for the union’s endorsement. In multiple […]
  • TCU Vice President Matt Hollis – Disney has to get Florida Reopening Right July 8, 2020
    TCU Vice President Matt Hollis is the head of the group of unions representing 43,000 Walt Disney World service workers (STCU) said that Disney “has to get it right” in regard to its phased Florida reopening Saturday. He said that Disney was responding with robust measures to protect employees following worries over safety. He acknowledges […]
  • June 2020 Wrench & Wood Newsletter July 8, 2020
    View your copy of the June 2020 Wrench & Wood Newsletter. The post June 2020 Wrench & Wood Newsletter appeared first on IAMAW.
  • IAM, Congressional Allies Secure Extra Assistance for Laid-Off District 751 Boeing Members July 7, 2020
    The IAM has successfully secured additional federal assistance for approximately 5,000 recently laid-off IAM District 751 members at Boeing locations in Washington state and Oregon. The benefits fall under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program, which protects U.S. workers who lose their jobs due to outsourcing. The program offers extended unemployment benefits for up to […]
  • So-Called ‘Right-to-Work’ Laws Hurt Wages, Study Confirms July 7, 2020
    A Georgia Tech study has found that so-called “right-to-work” laws lead to a decrease in worker wages, confirming what labor unions have known for decades. A study published in the Journal of Financial Economics examined more than 19,000 collective bargaining agreements in the United States between 1988 and 2016 and asserts that it is the […]
  • Help Guide Dogs of America in District 160’s Virtual ‘Run for the Dogs’ July 7, 2020
    IAM District 160 is taking its annual Run for the Dogs fundraiser virtual! Instead of the traditional motorcycle fun run, which has been a staple of previous years, participants will have multiple options to get involved in 2020. This year, it’s all about the miles, whether they be on a motorcycle, on a bicycle, in […]
  • Happy Independence Day July 3, 2020
    This weekend Americans proudly celebrate our independence and ability to self-govern. We must also acknowledge that not every American is able to enjoy our freedoms equally. Our country has come a long way since 1776, but there is clearly much work to be done before everyone in this country truly has the same protections and […]

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