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


  • AAFES to Open Online Exchange Benefits in November: ‘Lone Survivor’ Duo Wants You to Enroll July 19, 2017
    This November, the Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) will offer online shopping to all honorably discharged veterans. The Navy Seal who wrote Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell, and the actor who played his role in the movie, Mark Walberg teamed up for a video to help spread word about the new benefit affecting over […]
  • Martinez, Gruber Visit IAM Members at Boeing in St. Louis July 19, 2017
    IAM International President Bob Martinez recently joined IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber in a visit with IAM Local 837A and 837B members who work at the Boeing Integrated Defense Systems facility in Hazelwood, MO. The visit was a part of a three city, three-day tour of the Midwest Territory. The International […]
  • Martinez, Gruber Visit IAM Members at John Deere and Mercury Marine July 19, 2017
      IAM International President Bob Martinez and IAM Midwest Territory General Vice President Philip J. Gruber recently took part in a three city, three-day tour of the territory, visiting members of IAM Local 873 at John Deere and IAM Local 1947 at Mercury Marine. The tour started at Local 873 in Horicon, WI, where Martinez […]
  • Massachusetts Working People Stand with MBTA Bus Mechanics. Does the Governor? July 18, 2017
    IAM Local 264 Bus Mechanics and a coalition of public transit riders and community supporters are ramping up their campaign against the outsourcing of bus maintenance garages. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is pushing to privatize MBTA, or “T,” bus maintenance work done by more than 400 IAM Local 264 members. Baker had previously promised to […]
  • Renegotiation of NAFTA Cannot Be TPP 2.0 July 18, 2017
    The office of the U.S. Trade Representative released its objectives for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “To begin with, any renegotiation that starts off with the current trade template found in TPP is unacceptable,” said IAM International President Bob Martinez. “Labor provisions, rules of origin, special corporate courts that undermine important food […]
  • Keep up the Pressure: No Repeal July 18, 2017
    The developments taking place on Capitol Hill over health care the past few weeks have been swift and confusing. One thing is certain: your phone calls, letters, emails and social media pressure are shaping the policy decisions of the lawmakers elected to represent you. The Senate failed to garner enough support to repeal and replace […]
  • No Matter Where You Live, You Can Now Tip Your Uber Driver July 18, 2017
    Uber riders can now tip their drivers nationwide. That means millions of dollars in the pockets of Uber drivers across the country. The Independent Drivers Guild (IDG), a Machinists Union affiliate, was largely responsible for this victory after pressuring the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission to require a tipping option for all for-hire drivers […]
  • Southern States Conference of Machinists: We are the Southern Voice July 18, 2017
    ‘We Are the Southern Voice’ was the theme that drew more than 200 delegates from the 14 Southern States, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to Nashville, TN. Together, they sat with their union brothers and sisters to look at the challenges that lie ahead and the successes available to build […]
  • Machinists Union: Working People Must Come First in NAFTA Negotiations July 17, 2017
    IAM International President Robert Martinez, Jr., issued the following statement ahead of Monday’s release of the U.S. Trade Representative’s objectives for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement: When NAFTA was passed in Congress, over our strong objections 24 years ago, workers in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico were told that it would be good […]
  • President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Ronald L. Batory to be the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration July 14, 2017
    Ronald L. Batory  has more than 45 years of diverse leadership in the railroad industry. In his last capacity with Consolidated Rail Corporation, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was President of the Belt Railway Company of Chicago. Mr. Batory earned his B.A. from Adrian College and his M.A. […]

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