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


  • CBS News affiliate interviews TCU’s Kevin Loftin on PSR, train safety July 19, 2019
    On Tuesday, Salt Lake City’s CBS News local affiliate (KUTV) published an investigative news piece on Union Pacific’s Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR) model and its impact on safety, including the derailment of several trains in western states.  TCU Carmen National Representative Kevin Loftin was interviewed throughout the program, and highlighted the importance of having adequate […]
  • Congress Votes to Repeal So-Called ‘Cadillac Tax’ July 18, 2019
    The bipartisan middle-class Health Benefits Tax Repeal of 2019, H.R. 748, passed in the House of Representatives with a 419-to-6 vote. This important piece of legislation will now head to the U.S. Senate for a vote. This vital legislation would repeal the 40 percent health benefits tax on employer-sponsored healthcare. Send a letter now urging […]
  • Congress Votes to Raise Wages for 33 million Americans July 18, 2019
    The 2019 Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582), historic legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, passed in the House of Representatives. According to the Economic Policy Institute , gradually raising the minimum wage to $15 would increase wages for up to 33 million people. Once fully phased in, this […]
  • IAM Urges Congress to Act on Behalf of Federal Workers July 18, 2019
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned a lower court ruling blocking the implementation of three controversial Executive Orders taking aim at federal employee unions.The Executive Orders changed rules on federal employee collective bargaining, grievance procedures, office space, due process and official time. IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. sent a letter […]
  • Rep. Visclosky to Join Machinists Union Strike Rally at Regal Beloit in Valparaiso, Indiana July 18, 2019
    Valparaiso, Indiana, July 18, 2019 – Indiana Rep. Pete Visclosky will join more than 130 members of Machinists Union Local 2018 for a strike rally at Regal Beloit Manufacturing on Friday, July 19, 2019. The rally is scheduled to begin at 1:30 pm CST outside the Regal Beloit plant located at 2300 Evans Ave, Valparaiso, […]
  • Machinists’ Part of the First Moon Walk, and Beyond July 18, 2019
    Fifty years ago today, the Apollo 11 crew was speeding through the 240,000-mile space flight, placing the first man on the moon on July 20, 1969. The Machinists Union inked its part in NASA’s epic eight-day mission, which included the first-ever moon steps by astronaut and honorary IAM member Buzz Aldrin. His steps followed astronaut […]
  • IAM Mourns the Loss of GLR Avila July 18, 2019
    The Machinists Union family lost one of its own on July 12, 2019 with the passing of Grand Lodge Representative Y. Steven Avila, 50. “Steve was a good friend and brother to many of us at the Machinists Union,” said International President Robert Martinez Jr. “He was a personal friend of mine and will be […]
  • Regal Beloit Stonewalls Negotiations with Machinists Union Workers on Strike in Valparaiso, Indiana July 18, 2019
    Regal Beloit Manufacturing continues to stonewall negotiations with IAM Local 2018 members on strike in Valparaiso, IN. This after the more than 130 members voted – an overwhelming 99 percent – to strike the company nearly three weeks ago after Regal’s refusal to provide affordable health insurance and better wages. The IAM presented the company […]
  • Enrollment Deadline Approaching for the IAM Retirees Education and Strategy Program July 18, 2019
    There is still time to enroll in the IAM Retirees Education & Strategy Program held September 22-27, 2019 at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Registration deadline is July 26, 2019. The program is designed for retired members, spouses and those ready to retire from across the U.S. and Canada. […]
  • Registration is Open for the Local Lodge History Project, October 13-18 July 18, 2019
    Is the anniversary of your Local Lodge or a significant event in its history coming up? Have you ever wanted to research your Local Lodge’s history and share that history with the membership or your local community? Do you want to learn how to better care for your Local Lodge’s historical records? The Local Lodge […]

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