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


  • TCU Fights for Jobs, Calls out Amtrak over Furloughs and Insufficient Funding Request May 28, 2020
    Amtrak recently requested nearly $1.5 billion in supplemental funding from the federal government in fiscal 2021 to maintain “minimum service levels,” anticipating ridership will not recover to pre-pandemic levels in fiscal 2021. Amtrak also announced a reduction of up to 20 percent of its staff. The reductions will come to about 3,700 jobs. Amtrak is […]
  • 2020 IAM Scholarship Winners May 28, 2020
    The IAM is pleased to announce the 2020 Scholarship winners. An impartial committee of educators selected 16 recipients for this year’s awards. We congratulate the winners and thank all those who participated in the competition. The post 2020 IAM Scholarship Winners appeared first on IAMAW.
  • Machinists Stand Against Roll Back of Paycheck Protection Job Provisions May 28, 2020
    The IAM, the Transportation Communications Union (TCU-IAM) and 14 other unions are pushing Congress to drop a corporate-backed proposal to roll back job retention requirements in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The PPP, a small business loan program created by the CARES Act, was created to keep people working by protecting their paychecks and benefits. […]
  • NASA’s Return to Space Rescheduled for Saturday May 28, 2020
    The IAM, the largest union at NASA, will have to wait a few more days to witness the first launch of NASA astronauts into space from U.S. soil in nearly a decade. Wednesday’s launch was scrubbed due to weather, but the mission, dubbed Launch America, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 p.m. […]
  • IAM Photo, Newsletter, and Website Contest Deadlines Extended May 28, 2020
    Due to the unforeseen circumstances we are all facing, the deadlines for the 2019 IAM Newsletter and Website contests and 2020 Photo contest have been extended to Friday, July 3, 2020. The IAM is encouraging all IAM district and local lodge communicators to take part in the contests. This is a great opportunity to highlight […]
  • TTD Release – Joe Biden is the Best Candidate for Transportation Workers and their Families May 27, 2020
    In a recent release from the Transportation Trades Department AFL-CIO (TTD), of which TCU is a member: The past three years have shined a spotlight on two vastly different Americas. In one, the richest among us continue to amass wealth and influence, seemingly unaffected by economic and political crises. In the other, working-class people struggle […]
  • IAM Mourns the Loss of Kaulana Pakele May 27, 2020
    The IAM is saddened to report the passing of DL 141 Hawaiian Airlines Safety Director Kaulana Pakele, who died Monday after he was found unresponsive in the water off Makaha Beach in Oahu, Hawaii. He was just 47 years old.   “Brother Pakele was a beloved member who tirelessly fought to ensure our members’ safety,” said General Vice […]
  • UPDATE: BNSF Petitions FRA to Expand its Wayside Detector Pilot Program May 27, 2020
    On April 12, 2019, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) granted the BNSF Railway (BNSF) a test waiver to conduct a pilot program on the carrier’s Southern Transcon trains between Chicago, IL, and California to “demonstrate that the use of wheel temperature detectors to prove brake health effectiveness (BHE) will improve safety, reduce risks to employees, […]
  • Congress Tells Treasury to Protect Airline Workers Pay and Benefits Under CARES Act May 27, 2020
    WASHINGTON, May 27, 2020 – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today applauded a letter written by 75 members of Congress, led by U.S. Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Chuy Garcia (D-Ill.) and Katie Porter (D-Calif.), to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that presses Treasury to issue CARES Act guidance that prohibits reducing hours, pay and benefits. […]
  • Virtual Town Halls to Showcase Working People During COVID-19 Crisis May 26, 2020
    No one knows better than union members that working people have been hit hard during this pandemic, as they remain on the front lines to ensure this country continues running. The hardest hit have been the most marginalized workers: women, LGBTQ workers, workers of color – citizens and non-citizens alike. The AFL-CIO is holding a […]

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