IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area

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    2017 IAM Journal – She’s Ready To Fight. Are You?

NMB Certifies IAM as Representative for Alaska Airlines

The NMB today certified the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) as the representative for the entire Clerical, Office, Fleet and Passenger Service Employees craft or class at Alaska Airlines, Inc.  The NMB certification confirms that the post-merger Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are now functioning as a single transportation system for representation […]


scholarship The officers and staff of District #142 are proud to announce one (1) award of $2,500 and five  (5) awards of $1,000 each for the 2017 scholarship competition.   The First Prize awardee of $2,500.00:    Local Lodge 1725 – Alyssa Burleson   The $1,000.00  awardees are: Local Lodge 1776  –   Fasanya O. Phillip […]

Making a Difference! Union working together.

  Our local supporting IBT on their ULP Strike for the animal care and control workers at the peninsula humane society.  Our thanks goes to Chris, Roberto and Tony!!

Our local brothers!

This Week our Brothers  Bill (OJ) and Chris attended the Train the Trainer class at Winpisinger Center in Maryland. Brother Tony and Greg attended the Local Election Program Class. Knowledge such as this is critical to improving our local lodge!!

IAM / Alaska Airlines – Virgin America Transition Agreement Details

Sisters and Brothers, On February 18, 2017, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and Alaska Airlines announced the reach of a transition agreement that will provide improvements to the working conditions and benefits for Clerical, Office and Passenger Service (COPS) employees. This agreement spells out how Virgin America employees will transition to […]

Transition Agreement Reached with IAM, Alaska Airlines Agrees to Bring Work “In-House”

On Saturday February 18th, the IAM and Alaska Airlines agreed to terms on a Transition Agreement merging VX workers into the IAM Clerical, Operational and Passenger Services CBA. See the attached release by District Lodge 142 Transition-Agreement-Alaska-final


Special Meeting Saturday February 11, 2017 6:00am – 8:00am & 6:00pm-8:00pm VOTE!! VOTE!! VOTE!! Grand Lodge Endorsement Vote 1511 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA (650) 697-8716

65 year Service Pin

Service pin was presented to : Toshi Okada for 65 years of IAM membership and Service. (Toshi is pictured below with his wife) Olu Ajetomobi and Troy Rivera were the presenters

50 Year Service Pin

Service pins were presented to : George Bachmann, Robert Berninghausen, Dave Herring, Gerard Nelson, John, Zenk for 50 years of IAM membership and Service. (some of the recipients are pictured below) Olu Ajetomobi and Troy Rivera were the presenters

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