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


  • Reps. Lipinski and Bacon lead bipartisan effort supporting Rail Workers and Retirees March 16, 2018
    Today, Illinois Democrat Dan Lipinski joined with Nebraska Republican Don Bacon to lead a letter supporting additional funding to the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB). The letter had broad bipartisan support from their colleagues in Congress, including 12 Republicans and 23 Democrats. Click HERE to view read the Lipinski-Bacon letter Once secured, this funding will be […]
  • New Jersey Governor Murphy Proposes $242 Million More for NJ Transit March 15, 2018
    Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed $37.4 billion state budget adds $242 million more into NJ Transit. Added funding for the agency’s operations would be in addition to $141 million allocated in the fiscal year 2018 budget for a total of $383 million for NJ Transit operations in fiscal year 2019, according to budget documents released Tuesday.  Murphy […]
  • Woman Suffers Burns after Cellphone Caught Fire in Air Canada Plane March 15, 2018
    The female passenger was burned by her phone, which caused a minor fire on board the aircraft.  She suffered burns to her hands after her cellphone caught fire on an Air Canada flight while it sat on the tarmac in Toronto, the airline said Thursday. The incident happened around 7 a.m. as the plane was […]
  • Machinists Urge Pension Committee to Embrace Butch Lewis Act March 15, 2018
    The Machinists Union is aggressively advocating that the joint congressional committee look to the recently introduced Butch Lewis Act as the best solution to fund insolvent multiemployer pension plans and avert a looming retirement crisis for millions of Americans. “We will urge members of the committee to adopt the principles of the Butch Lewis Act […]
  • Ohio Local 1943 Ratifies Two-Year Contract with AK Steel March 15, 2018
    Members of Middletown, Ohio Local 1943 recently ratified a two-year agreement with their employer AK Steel. The previous contract was set to expire March 15, 2018. The membership voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative agreement, which included a lump sum payment, wage increase, upped funding for future retiree medical benefits, an increase to pension contributions […]
  • Machinists to Remember Fallen Workers on April 30 March 15, 2018
    On Monday, April 30, the IAM will gather at the Winpisinger Center to observe Workers’ Memorial Day and remember those who have suffered and died on the job. We will also commit to fighting until all workers have safe jobs and the freedom to form unions to seek a better future. We will toll a […]
  • Join the IAM at Rolling Thunder 2018 March 15, 2018
    Machinists Union members will ride as a union in Washington, DC’s annual 2018 Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom,” the world’s largest single-day motorcycle event. It is believed to be the first time a national or international union will ride together in Rolling Thunder. The Memorial Day Weekend ride, which dates back to 1988, gives tribute […]
  • Apply Now for Labor-Management Committee Grants March 15, 2018
    IAM Districts and Locals with labor-management committees have until May 31 to apply for grants from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). Click here for grant application material and webinars on how to apply. Grants are awarded by the agency to promote best practices in labor-management cooperation as a way of improving collective bargaining […]
  • Furman Joins IAM Communications Staff March 15, 2018
    International President Bob Martinez has announced the appointment of Michelle Furman as a Communications Representative at Headquarters, effective March 1, 2018. Furman takes over for former graphic designer Mike Mancini, who retired after five years on staff and 19 years as an IAM member. Furman joins the IAM with 18 years of prior experience working […]
  • OSHA Will Enforce Beryllium Standard Starting in May March 14, 2018
    This article was originally published by U.S. Department of Labor on March, 2 2018. “WASHINGTON, DC – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today that it will start enforcement of the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium in general, construction, and shipyard industries on May 11, 2018. This timeframe will ensure that stakeholders […]

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