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


  • Final Preparations Underway for Grand Lodge Convention September 1, 2016
    IAM members, leadership and staff are arriving in Chicago putting the final touches on preparations for the 39th Grand Lodge Convention. Union electricians, riggers and stage hands are busy turning the Chicago Hilton into the IAM's home for its quadrennial gathering. More than 1,200 delegates will be in attendance on Sunday, September 4, when International […]
  • Enroll Now for Basic Newsletter, Communicator Classes September 1, 2016
    Registration is now open for the Basic Newsletter Development Class and Communicator Class, both offered by the IAM Communications Department. Get signed up today for an opportunity to help your local or district improve communications with your brothers and sisters. The Basic Newsletter Development Class will be held November 13-18, 2016 at the William W. […]
  • IAM Salutes Retiring Controller David Cramer September 1, 2016
    David Cramer After a 26-year IAM career, David Cramer, the union's top accountant, will leave the Machinists Union to enter into a well-earned retirement. The move is effective September 1, 2016. "The last few months have been particularly rewarding for me as I had the opportunity to work with a budget committee that analyzed the […]
  • Local 568 Car Show Raises Big Bucks for Guide Dogs September 1, 2016
    The annual Stansbury Days Car Show has become a staple fundraiser for Salt Lake City Local 568. This year's show raised $6,500 for the IAM's favorite charity, Guide Dogs of America. Local Lodge 568 recently held its 8th annual Stansbury Days Car Show in support of Guide Dogs of America (GDA). Over 80 cars participated […]
  • Alabama Members Will Launch Next NASA Mars Mission August 30, 2016
    IAM Local 44 members from Decatur, AL employed by United Launch Alliance will build the massive Atlas V launch vehicle for the Mars 2020 mission. (Photo: United Launch Alliance) NASA has selected IAM members at United Launch Alliance (ULA) to build and launch the reliable Atlas V rocket to carry its next robotic science rover […]
  • Spanish Train-the-Trainer Program Debuts at Winpisinger Center August 30, 2016
    Fifteen IAM members made history last week by completing the first ever Spanish Train-the-Trainer Program at the Winpisinger Education and Technology Center. It's part of a growing effort to expand learning opportunities to Spanish-speaking IAM members. "I am incredibly proud of the members who completed this historic program, the members of Spanish Leadership Working Group […]
  • Entrenar-al-entrenador en español debuta en el Centro Winpisinger August 30, 2016
    Quince miembros de la IAM hicieron historia la semana pasada, en el Centro de Educación y Tecnología Winpisinger, completando el primer programa de Entrenar-al-entrenador en español. Es parte de un esfuerzo cada vez mayor para ampliar las oportunidades de aprendizaje a los miembros de habla hispana de la IAM. "Estoy increíblemente orgulloso de los miembros […]
  • Amtrak's Next Generation Trains to be Built by IAM Members August 30, 2016
    Vice President Joe Biden announces a $2.45 billion Amtrak project that will create approximately 500 IAM jobs in Hornell, NY. Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) looks on. You'll soon be able to take Amtrak up and down the northeast corridor in plush high-speed trains. The best part? They'll be made by IAM members. The proposed $2.45 […]
  • DOL Levels Playing Field with New Rule for Federal Contractors August 30, 2016
    The U.S. Department of Labor released a new rule this week that will limit government contractors who cheat or endanger workers by making them disclose labor violations when bidding on a job. The new rule will begin phasing into effect on October 25, 2016. The new rule, known as the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces […]
  • Longtime IAM Mechanic Gets Special Send Off August 30, 2016
    From left: Mercedes-Benz of Buffalo owner Robert LaMastra, Local 447 member Leo Shonitsky, and Local 447 Business Representative Norman Shreve. Shonitsky was presented his 35-year certificate from the IAM, a memorial clock etched in glass from District15/Local 447, and two round trip tickets anywhere Southwest flies from Robert LaMastra. After a 35-year career as an […]

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