IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area


Membership Meeting 2nd Wednesday of the Month 4:00pm


  • IAM on TPP Signing: 'A Corporate Driven Rigged Economic System' February 4, 2016
    The IAM immediately responded to the Obama administration's signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in New Zealand this week. The deal remains deeply flawed and bad for workers around the world, IAM International President Bob Martinez said in a statement. Congress still has to approve the TPP for the U.S. to officially sign on to […]
  • IAM District 15 Answering NYC Uber Drivers' Call for Dignity February 4, 2016
    New York City Uber drivers are taking their fight for dignity to the one place they know they can find help â€" the union. In the mid-90s, when New York City Black Car drivers â€" deemed "independent contractors" and thus not eligible for traditional employee protections â€" were looking for a voice on the job, […]
  • Big Week for Southern Territory: Back-to-Back Wins, Over 300 New Members February 4, 2016
    Grand Lodge Representative Joe Greaser (left) and District 74 Directing Business Representative Larry Young (right) bookend NAS Norfolk workers who voted to join the IAM. The Southern Territory doubled down with a one-two organizing punch when 111 aircraft workers and mechanics at NAS Norfolk, VA joined the IAM just days after 210 workers at NAS […]
  • IAM Members Getting Union-Made Degrees at Winpisinger Center February 4, 2016
    IAM members listen closely during a general education cohort for the ESC/IAM Partnership Program at the William W. Winpisinger Education Center. From left: Robert Breaux, Communicator/Educator, Local 850, Oklahoma City, OK; Joan Cox, President, Local 350, La Grange, NC; Frances Finau-Stepp, Local 1782, San Jose, CA; Gurjinder Singh Grewal, Chief Steward, Local 16, British Columbia, […]
  • IAM-TCU, New Jersey Transit Rail Labor Coalition Continues to Negotiate as Strike Date Looms February 4, 2016
    Talks between the 11 unions, including the IAM and TCU-IAM, in the New Jersey Transit (NJT) Rail Labor Coalition and negotiators from NJT continue, but no agreement has been reached. Both sides are pledging to continue negotiations. The talks were the first since Presidential Emergency Board 249 selected the unions' final offer as the "most […]
  • Campbell Appointed Western Territory Education Representative February 4, 2016
    Melissa Campbell, left, is congratulated by IAM Western Territory General Vice President Gary Allen after being sworn in as the territory's new Education Representative. IAM International President Bob Martinez announced he has appointed Melissa Campbell as the Western Territory Education Representative. The appointment was effective February 1. Campbell, a 28-year member of Sky Harbor Lodge […]
  • Deadline Approaching: Enroll Now for 2016 Spanish Programs February 3, 2016
    Members of the June 2015 Spanish Leadership Working Group. Front row, from left: Paula Cardenas, Adriana Picasso, Geny Ulloa and Anne Wiberg. Second Row: Javier Almazan, Macario Camorlinga, Abby Lau, Calixto Tapia and Danny Arreola. Back Row: Jorge Bonilla, Angel Perez, Cesar Alvarado, Jose Perez, Joel Ochoa and Armando Arreola. The William W. Winpisinger Center […]
  • Pickthall to Succeed Ritchie as Canadian GVP February 2, 2016
    Stan Pickthall Dave Ritchie IAM International President Bob Martinez announced that, effective May 1, 2016, Canadian Chief of Staff Stan Pickthall will succeed Dave Ritchie as Canadian General Vice President. Martinez made the announcement at a meeting of IAM District 250 in Vancouver, BC. A 42-year member of the IAM, Ritchie has served in leadership […]
  • IAM to Boeing: Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Move Aerospace Jobs Out of Washington State February 2, 2016
    IAM District 751 President Jon Holden speaks at a press conference in favor of a bill that would require Boeing to maintain jobs in Washington state after receiving an $8.7 billion tax break. The IAM and District 751 are urging Washington state legislators to pass a bill requiring the Boeing Co. keep its promise to […]
  • Virginia Aviation Mechanics Vote IAM 'Yes' February 2, 2016
    Aviation workers and mechanics at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA voted overwhelmingly to join the IAM. The IAM Southern Territory scored another big win when 210 aviation workers and mechanics at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA voted overwhelmingly for IAM representation. The workers are employed by AECOM, a contractor […]

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