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


  • New Labor Board Outlook Gives Unions a Fair Shake May 26, 2022
    “Workers everywhere are looking for protections that only a union can give them,” said IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Steve Galloway. “Reaching a first contract is really the ultimate win of an organizing campaign.” Improving lives is at the heart of organizing, fighting for higher pay, better benefits and job security. But, removing barriers […]
  • Leadership II Classes Back On Capitol Hill May 26, 2022
    More than 25 Machinists Union members from the IAM Leadership II program at the William W. Wipinsinger Center lobbied their members of Congress, bringing the voice of working people to the halls of the U.S. Capitol. It was the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic the class was able to lobby in person, making […]
  • IAM-AFT Joint Healthcare Organizing Partnership Program Files for Union Election of 500 New Mexico Healthcare Professionals May 24, 2022
    The IAM and American Federation of Teachers New Mexico (AFT NM) have filed a majority of union recognition cards with the New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board (NMPELRB) for almost 500 frontline healthcare workers at Sandoval Regional Medical Center. The campaign is also unique in that it is the first campaign in New Mexico […]
  • IAM members stand in solidarity with NUHW May 24, 2022
    Honolulu, HI     Western Territory Grand Lodge Special Representative Byron Williams, along with leaders from IAM Local Lodge 1998, were on hand to support striking mental health care providers demanding justice and a fair contract from Kaiser on Maui, Oahu, and Hawaii Island. The unit of about 50 mental health care professionals, represented by the […]
  • Machinists Union Urges American Worker-focused Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) with Binding and Enforceable Labor and Environmental Standards May 24, 2022
    The IAM urges the Biden administration to shape an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, also known as IPEF, that prioritizes benefits for the American worker. This includes transparency in the negotiation process as well as enforceable labor standards. On Monday, President Joe Biden announced the launch of the IPEF, a multi-nation trade strategy intended to solidify U.S. […]
  • A Tale of Two Administrations: A Stark Contrast for Working People and Unions at the NLRB and Beyond May 24, 2022
    Regardless of your personal political beliefs, the facts illustrate how the Trump Administration’s actions weakened union members’ rights, while the Biden Administration has taken steps to empower unions. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is a critical independent government agency that is charged with enforcing U.S. labor law. NLRB members and its general counsel are […]
  • Machinist Might: The Sparkplug Powering the South May 24, 2022
    In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt implemented the New Deal, a congressionally approved infrastructure and public works construction program aimed at getting Americans back to work amid economic devastation caused by the Great Depression. Part of that agenda included the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), which would revolutionize electrical energy production in the […]
  • Joe Gruber Appointed Assistant Director at Winpisinger Center May 24, 2022
    IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. has announced the appointment of Joe Gruber as the next Assistant Director of the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center, effective July 1, 2022. Gruber’s first leadership role in the IAM was as education chair for Local Lodge 837; later he became an educator for District 837 and […]
  • Watch: Why Apple Workers in Maryland are Organizing with the Machinists Union May 19, 2022
    The Apple Coalition of Organized Retail Employees (CORE), a group of Apple retail employees in Towson, MD, filed for an election to join the IAM—and many are taking notice. WATCH: Apple Retail Workers Attempt to Organize First U.S. Union More Perfect Union The group sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook informing him of […]
  • Ohio Local 1581 Members Win Strong Pension, Healthcare Improvements at Akron Brass  May 19, 2022
    Solidarity and preparation have paid off for more than 120 members of IAM Local 1581 (District 54) at Akron Brass Co. in Wooster, OH.   IAM members at the facility proudly produce firefighting equipment used around the world.  The new contract, which was recently overwhelmingly ratified by the membership, makes critical pension and healthcare gains, while adding a […]

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