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


  •  Juana Belén Gutiérrez Chavez (later de Mendoza) March 6, 2021
    Juana Belén Gutiérrez Chavez (later de Mendoza), from Mexico was an advocate for worker’s in Mexico, Indigenous rights, and the founder of a group that advocated for better working conditions for women. She later became a teacher, translated numerous classic anarchist texts into Spanish, and contributed prolifically to revolutionary publications, and more mainstream ones on working […]
  • Congressional Leaders meet with Amazon Employees in Support of Union Vote March 5, 2021
    A group of House Democrats met with Amazon workers in Alabama, the latest move to support union drives as it tries to get pro-labor legislation through Congress. Organized by Rep. Andy Levin of Michigan, a labor lawyer who worked for years with the AFL-CIO, the delegation will include Rep. Terri A. Sewell of Alabama and […]
  • Machinists Union to Conduct Grand Lodge Officer Election on April 24 March 5, 2021
    The IAM will hold an election for General Secretary-Treasurer on Saturday, April 24, 2021. All members in good standing are encouraged to vote either in person or absentee. VOTE ABSENTEE It is critical that members are aware of their right to request an absentee ballot and the process for doing so. Note that it IS […]
  • Malala Yousafzai March 5, 2021
    Malala Yousafzai, from Pakistan, not only the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, Malala is a global symbol of the fight for female education and advancement, and more broadly, human rights advocacy. After the Taliban occupied the region in which she lived, and banned many things, including schooling for girls, Malala continued going to school and advocated […]
  • Machinists Union Mourns Passing of Bobbye Jo Martinez, Mother of IP Martinez March 4, 2021
    Bobbye Jo Martinez, loving mother of IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr., passed away on March 1, 2021. She was with her sons and continues to be surrounded by the love, prayer and well wishes from family and friends. Bobbye Jo was a Christian and a mother, wife, sister, daughter, grandmother, great-grandmother and much more […]
  • Faith and Fairness: Chaplains Organizing Win is Historic First for IAM March 4, 2021
    Last week, 14 Hospice Chaplains from the CHI Franciscan Hospice Care Center in University Place, WA voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM, becoming the first group of Chaplains to be organized by the IAM. Hospice Chaplains, who provide counseling and emotional and spiritual support to patients, families and staff throughout King, Pierce and Kitsap Counties, […]
  • Machinists Call for Job Security for Service Contract Workers March 4, 2021
    The IAM is calling on the Biden administration to reinstate critical job security protections for Service Contract Act (SCA) workers, many of whom work at military bases across the country. Service Contract workers are private sector employees who work under federal contracts, primarily at military bases and other federal installations. The IAM represents nearly 40,000 […]
  • Women’s History Month: The Rise of IAM Women during the Mid-1900s March 4, 2021
    Facing routine discrimination, women workers in the U.S. proved detractors wrong in the 1940s as they competently filled vacant jobs that were left open as millions of men left to fight in WWII. Female labor participation during this time was highlighted by Rosie the Riveters, thousands of women manufacturing workers, including Machinist Members at District […]
  • Hodan Nalayeh March 4, 2021
    Hodan Nalayeh, from Somalia, was born in Los Anod, Somalia in 1976 and died in her beloved country on July 12, 2019.  She died in the Asasey Hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia. She was pregnant at the time with her first child to her new husband, and was also a mother to two beautiful boys. […]
  • What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine March 3, 2021
    COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days.   The post What to Expect after Getting a COVID-19 […]

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