IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area

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Membership Meeting 2nd Wednesday of the Month 4:00pm Location of the Meeting: IAM Local 1781:1511 Rollins Road,Burlingame, CA 94010

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  • Chicago-Metro Retirees Local Chapter Meeting April 28, 2017
    Attend an Illinois Alliance local chapter meeting. We will be sharing important information on key state and federal issues and planing local strategies on these issues. This meeting is open to all Alliance members in the Chicago area. The meeting is Monday, April 24th at 10:30 AM at SEIU Healthcare, 2229 S Halsted St., Chicago, IL. […]
  • Growing Gap in Life Expectancy Will Affect Your Earned Retirement Benefits April 28, 2017
    The growing gap in life expectancy will affect your retirement benefits under the Social Security and Medicare programs and the policies meant to protect them. A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) found that older Americans have experienced dramatic gains in life expectancy in recent decades, but most of the gains […]
  • GOP’s Latest Health Care Plan Takes Aim at Americans with Pre-existing Conditions While Protecting Members of Congress and Staff April 28, 2017
    Still Contains the Unsavory Parts of the Previous Attempt at “Reform” The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to media reports on the House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “The House Republicans have succeeded in making a very bad health […]
  • Edie Fishman April 28, 2017
    Edie Fishman Edie Fishman, 95, relies on Medicare to maintain her quality of life. Legally blind and living with osteoporosis, she depends on Medicare for doctor visits as well as treatments. Thanks to her guaranteed coverage, Edie can continue to reside comfortably and independently in her home. “Without Medicare, I wouldn’t be able to continue […]
  • Marie and Donald Pinkin April 28, 2017
    Marie and Donald Pinkin Marie and Donald have Medicare to thank for their home and health. Donald underwent back surgery after a year of excruciating pain and three cortisone shots that had no impact. Fortunately, Medicare and supplemental insurance covered all the costs. However, only a few months later, Donald developed pneumonia from an infected […]
  • New Office of Accountability to be Created at VA April 28, 2017
    The VA is expecting President Trump to sign and executive order creating an Office of Accountability and Wistleblower Protection within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump, who made improving veterans’ care a prominent issue as he campaigned for office, was to issue the order while visiting the VA. It will create a new Office of […]
  • TTD’s Ed Wytkind Pens Amtrak Op-Ed in Wall Street Journal April 27, 2017
    On Sunday, Ed Wytkind, the President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, wrote a letter-to-the-editor of the Wall Street Journal in response to their previous editorial that largely bashed Amtrak. The article is behind a paywall so we’ve pasted the text of the letter below. Give Amtrak the Resources It Needs to Be Great We need […]
  • Health Care Benefits Under Attack Again April 27, 2017
    Your health care benefits are coming under attack again. Extreme Republicans in Congress are trying to take away health care coverage from millions of working families. This newly proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) would take away protections for those with pre-existing conditions and allow big insurance companies to opt out of providing basic essential […]
  • Watch Live: IAM Workers’ Memorial Day Ceremony April 27, 2017
    Each year on April 28, we remember our fallen brothers and sisters on Workers’ Memorial Day. The IAM Safety and Health Department will honor members who were killed on the job with a Workers’ Memorial Day observance ceremony at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. At 11:30 a.m. Friday, watch […]
  • Boston “Pins for Pups” Raises $10K for GDA April 27, 2017
    Boston IAM air transport Local 1726 held its second “Pins for Pups” bowling charity event and raised approximately $10,000 for Guide Dogs of America. This is the second year for the event, which was held at the Town Line bowling center just north of Boston. With help from District 141 and several other IAM districts […]

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