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


  • Former TCU Unit 3 General Secretary-Treasurer Terry Lee Lucas, 73, Passed Away on October 14, 2020 October 19, 2020
    Terry Lucas began his railroad career in June of 1973. He was elected as District Chairman of TCU Local 284 in 1995 and elected as TCU Unit 3 Assistant General Chairman in 1997. In 2003 Brother Lucas was elected as Unit 3 General Secretary-Treasurer a position he held until he retired. Terry was a beloved […]
  • Broken Promise: United Technologies in California October 19, 2020
    In July of 2018, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) informed IAM Local 755 they were going to lay off approximately 300 members from their Chula Vista, CA facility. IAM members have been making aerospace components at that location since 1941. “They’ll go to the cheapest corner of the world to make a profit,” said Juan Villalobos, […]
  • Machinists Union: Reported U.S.-Brazil ‘Mini’ Trade Deal is Another Example of Trump’s Broken Promises October 19, 2020
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2020 — Machinists Union International President Robert Martinez Jr. released the following statement regarding a reported “mini” U.S.-Brazil trade deal: “If recent reports are true, the Trump administration is working on a trade deal that will send more U.S. jobs out of our country, this time to Brazil. As reported today, in […]
  • Machinists Union Strikes for Fair Contract at AstenJohnson in Appleton, Wis. October 16, 2020
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2020 – Eighty-nine Machinists Union (IAM) Local 1855 members at AstenJohnson in Appleton, Wis. began striking for a fair contract today at 7 a.m. CT. The striking IAM members at AstenJohnson, who produce specialty fabric for the paper industry, are seeking reasonable healthcare expenses and cost sharing. IAM Local 1855 members rejected […]
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 16, 2020
    Domestic violence—particularly against women and girls—was already an epidemic before COVID-19; the global pandemic has only made the situation worse. The global health crisis has caused an unprecedented spike in incidents of domestic abuse. Even before   the COVID-19 pandemic began, 1 in 3 women experienced violence mostly by an intimate partner. While women are […]
  • Broken Promise: Prince Hydraulics in Iowa October 15, 2020
    Shortly before 2 p.m. on an otherwise normal day on January 18, 2019, Prince Hydraulics corporate executives called IAM Local 1426 (District 6) members into a breakroom. Management read a brief statement informing employees that the plant, which had roots in Sioux City, IA since 1941, would be closing. “Pack your stuff and get out,” […]
  • Texas District 776 Raises $100K for Guide Dogs October 15, 2020
    IAM District 776 raised more than $100,000 for the Machinists Union’s favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America/Tender Loving Canines, in the 8th annual Bob Martinez Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament brought together 120 golfers and dozens of volunteers on Saturday, October 10 at Squaw Creek Golf Club in Willow Park, TX. All proceeds benefit GDA/TLC. […]
  • Machinists Union Begins Video Series Highlighting Trump’s Broken Promises to Stop U.S. Plant Closings October 13, 2020
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today began a video series exposing the human cost of President Trump’s broken promises that U.S. workers “won’t lose one plant” and declarations that “[plants] are all coming back.” The first video highlights workers at Transportation Communications Union (TCU/IAM) Local 6016 in […]
  • Michigan Local 435 Members Reach Agreement to Retain Pension, End 3 Week Strike October 13, 2020
    Nearly 20 members of IAM Local 435, District 60 voted to protect their retirement and accept a one-year contract this week, bringing an end to a three week strike with Miller Tool and Die in Jackson, MI. Their employer was attempting to cancel their pension contributions and withdraw from the pension fund, forcing the group […]
  • Biden Campaign’s ‘Made in America’ Tour Visits Closed Iowa Siemens Plant Where IAM Members Lost Jobs Under Trump October 13, 2020
    Last week, the Joe Biden for President “Made in America” tour kicked off with a press conference in Burlington, IA, where 92 IAM Local 1010 members who worked at the former Siemens plant lost their jobs to India and Europe in 2018. The press conference highlighted Biden’s plan for re-investing in good-paying union jobs, while […]

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