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


  • National Agreement Ratified January 23, 2018
    By an overwhelming vote TCU Carmen and Clerks have ratified the National Agreement. Carmen voting 78.85% in favor. Clerks voting 93.92% in favor. “ A solid vote of confidence by the membership in this overwhelming vote to approve the Agreement. The Carriers will now begin implementing the wage increases and processing the back pay.” Said […]
  • OSHA Penalty Amounts Increase for 2018 January 22, 2018
    Civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards increased by two percent from last year. New penalties for willful and repeat violations are $129,336 per violation; serious, other-than-serious, and posting requirements are $12, 934 per violation; and failure to correct violations is $12,934 for each day the condition continues. States that operate […]
  • Seniors and the Disabled are the Victims of GOP’s Inability to Govern January 20, 2018
    Statement of Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, on the government shutdown: “For Republicans to be unable to pass a bill to fund the government when they control the House, the Senate, and the White House is unacceptable. Their inability to govern will affect not only federal workers, but seniors and […]
  • Wrench & Wood December 2017 January 19, 2018
    View your copy of the December 2017 Wrench & Wood newsletter. /su_pdf_shortocde_non] The post Wrench & Wood December 2017 appeared first on IAMAW.
  • KHN – Analysis: Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill January 19, 2018
    By Susan Jaffe Kaiser Health News is a national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Colin Campbell needs help dressing, bathing and moving between his bed and his wheelchair. He has a feeding tube because his partially paralyzed tongue makes swallowing “almost impossible,” he said. Campbell, 58, […]
  • Responses to the Pension Crisis (2017) January 19, 2018
    Day 1 Opening Remarks: Alliance President Robert Roach   PBGC 101 Officials from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) discussed bankruptcy, the Early Warning Program, and multiemployer plans. Presenters: Anne Henderson, Management & Program Analyst Connie Markakis, Assistant General Counsel Amy Viener, Senior Policy Actuary Chuck Finke, Deputy General Counsel PBGC Followup: Alliance President Robert Roach Alliance […]
  • Stop Alex Azar’s Confirmation January 19, 2018
    The Senate Finance Committee approved President Trump’s HHS secretary nominee, Alex Azar, paving the way for him to get full clearance from Senate. His ties with Big Pharma and his positions on Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act make him a dangerous candidate. Call your lawmaker at 866-828-4162 to tell them he is an unacceptable choice! […]
  • AMTRAK AGREEMENT UPDATE January 19, 2018
    As previously reported — after three long and contentious years of negotiations, TCU Carmen, Clerks, On-Board Service Workers and Supervisors have reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with Amtrak, together with our coalition partners, IAM, IBB, IBEW, SMART Mechanical, NCFO, TWU and UNITE-HERE. Subsequently, SMART-Transportation (formerly UTU) has also initialed a similar agreement. The TA now […]
  • Machinists Unveil Bold New Strategy to Grow Union January 18, 2018
    The most significant shift in strategy to grow the Machinists Union is now being taught to members and staff. The new plan, approved by the Executive Council last year, is the culmination of a top-to-bottom review of the union’s organizing tactics. Each Territory reviewed and advised in formulating the new strategy. “The time for talk […]
    For the National Agreement covering freight railroads (not Amtrak), there is still time to vote. Any member who has not received a ballot for any reason, can obtain one via TCUTA@tcunion.org. A ballot will be emailed directly back to you. Since time is getting short, members may email their ballots to TCUTA@tcunion.org. Thousands of dollars […]

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