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


  • Changes to TCU Executive Council April 21, 2017
    Effective May 1st Jack Dinsdale was elected TCU Vice-President by the TCU/IAM Executive Council to replace the position of retiring Vice-President Tom Truhler. Brother Dinsdale began his railroad career on Amtrak in 1974. He was elected District Chairman of TCU Local 2507 in 1994. In 1998 he was elected Vice General Chairman of System Division […]
  • TCU Members are Eligible for UnionPlus Mortgage Program April 20, 2017
    The Union Plus Mortgage program, with financing offered through Wells Fargo Home Mortgage assists union members, their parents and children with buying or refinancing a home while also receiving exclusive union member benefits. Benefits such as mortgage assistance loans and strike assistance grants are available for qualified TCU/IAM members in need of financial support. Members […]
  • Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Calls on MBTA to Negotiate with IAM Local 264 April 20, 2017
    The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation, led by Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, recently expressed their opposition to the outsourcing of bus maintenance at the MBTA in a letter to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack. “Hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents use MBTA bus service every day,” said members of the Massachusetts […]
  • British Columbia Local 692 Welcomes Two New Groups of Members April 20, 2017
    Machine operators and shipping and receiving personnel in Port Coquitlam BC, and forklift operators in Delta, BC, are the newest members of the IAM in Canada. Workers at Port Coquitlam’s Advanced CNC Machining Inc. joined the Machinists after their employer failed to deliver on promised wage increases. “The final straw was when the owner showed […]
  • Organizing As A Team April 20, 2017
    Although you may see an “I” in the word Organize, the sentiment doesn’t match when the IAM is on the job. That’s especially true in the Southern Territory where, at times, organizing can be considered a team sport, with everyone sharing a spot on the starting line. That’s exactly what happened with the workers at […]
  • IAM Transportation Department Rallying Ground Service Workers April 20, 2017
    The IAM has been successful in raising wages and benefits for the one group of transportation workers that have been left out in the cold during the airline industry’s resurgence. More than 2,000 ground service workers have joined the IAM in the past 10 months. Read: Union Says It Organized Ground Service Workers at United […]
  • Picture This: You Could Win the IAM Photo Contest April 20, 2017
    Don’t miss the chance to show your talent and feature your lodge members in the next IAM Calendar. Enter the 2017 IAM Photography Contest. Click here for rules and details. The entry deadline is June 3, 2017. Winning entries receive cash prizes and will appear in the 2018 1AM Calendar. Two dollars from each calendar […]
  • Activate Your Voice at the IAM Communications Conference April 20, 2017
    Technological advancement and social media have greatly changed the way the world communicates. Is your Local or District up to date on the latest trends? Are you communicating with our members and the public in the best ways possible? As Communicators, these are the questions we need to be asking ourselves. Find the answers at […]
  • 141 EAP-Helping Hands Newsletter April 20, 2017
    Click here to read District Lodge 141’s EAP Helping Hands Newsletter. The post 141 EAP-Helping Hands Newsletter appeared first on IAMAW.
  • Unions Make Work Safer! The case of forestry April 19, 2017
    “Unions Make Work Safer!” is the slogan for International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April 2017. Unions Make Work Safer! The case of forestry was written by BWI (Building and Wood Worker’s International)  “Forestry work does not compare to factory or construction work and it presents its own sets of challenges and problems in terms of […]

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IAM Local 1781:1511 Rollins Road,Burlingame, CA 94010
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