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


    The National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust (the “Trust”) issues a Quarterly Update to provide current information on the Trust’s operations and activities relating to its investment operations. This update reports on the Trust’s activities for the quarter ending March 31, 2019. Copies of the Trust’s Annual Management Report and each Quarterly Update are available on […]
  • ASWC Rally to Stop the Anti-Worker Policies of Amtrak CEO Anderson April 19, 2019
    The Unions that make up the Amtrak Service Workers Council (ASWC) will be holding a rally/press event in Chicago on April 24th to oppose Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson’s cutting and outsourcing of on-board service workers. We will not stand for Richard Anderson to take any more of our jobs away! We encourage any-and-all to attend […]
  • Have You Followed the IAM on YouTube? April 18, 2019
    The Machinists Union just passed 1,000 subscribers on YouTube and we want you to help us grow even more. Click the red “subscribe” button and the bell on the Machinists Union YouTube page to be notified every time we post a new video. Our videos, produced by the IAM Communications Department, highlight the issues and […]
  • RRB Release – Comparison of Benefits Under Railroad Retirement and Social Security April 18, 2019
    Employers and employees covered by the Railroad Retirement Act pay higher retirement taxes than those covered by the Social Security Act, so that railroad retirement benefits remain higher than social security benefits, especially for career employees who have 30 or more years of service. The Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has released a questions and answers […]
  • TCU Member Allen Lowe Fatally Injured at the Wauhatchie Rail Yard April 17, 2019
      On April 13, 2019, a locomotive at the Wauhatchie Rail Yard in Chattanooga, TN fatally struck Carman Allen C. Lowe, member of TCU Local 6673. This accident is still under investigation by the NTSB. Allen C. Lowe was 46 years old and resided in Erwin, TN. He is a member of the TCU Carmen […]
  • New York Aviation Workers Say Union Yes April 16, 2019
    More than 60 remote pilot operators and air traffic control instructors at the Washington Consulting Group (WCG) in New York voted overwhelmingly in favor of IAM representation last week. “These individuals play a critical role in keeping our skies safe,” said IAM Grand Lodge Representative Mike Evans, who led the campaign. “They’ve earned the right […]
  • No Vote Until NAFTA is Fixed April 16, 2019
    For more than a quarter-century, North America’s working families have raised their voices for better trade policy. The defenders of corporate-dominated trade rules too often portray trade as an end in itself. But trade is not an end, it is a means. Trade policy must be judged by whether it leads to a just, inclusive and sustainable […]
  • Ohio IAM Local 912 Authorizes Strike at General Electric April 16, 2019
    As they head in to negotiations, IAM Local 912 members sent a strong message to General Electric last week with a nearly unanimous strike authorization vote. “Right now is our time,” Aerospace General Vice President Mark Blondin told members and representatives prior to the vote for IAM Local 912 in Evendale, OH. “In the past […]
  • Last Chance to Enter the IAM Photo, Newsletter, Website and Video Contests April 16, 2019
    There’s still time for IAM district and local lodge communicators to take part in the 2019 IAM Photo Contest and the 2018 IAM Newsletter, Website and Video contests. The deadline to submit has been extended to Friday, April 19, 2019. Click here for entry registration, rules and information for the 2018 IAM Newsletter and Website Contest, […]
  • Don’t Miss the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference April 16, 2019
    Take up the fight in our nation’s capital for policies that actually benefit working people and their families. The deadline to register is Wednesday, April 17. Join hundreds of your fellow IAM members at the 2019 IAM Legislative Conference May 6-8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001. […]

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