IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area


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


  • Last Chance to Register for Intermediate Web Development Class November 24, 2015
    Are you looking to take your District or Local's website to the next level? The IAM's Intermediate Web Development Class, to be held February 14-19, 2016 at the Winpisinger Center, will give you the tools you need to reach your membership online like never before. The deadline to register is Friday, December 4. Prospective participants must […]
  • District 19 Dedicates Historic Bell to Buffenbarger Library November 24, 2015
       IAM District 19 members restored a historic locomotive bell to be displayed at the R. Thomas Buffenbarger Library at the Winpisinger Center. A relic of American railroad history now has a home at the R. Thomas Buffenbarger Library at the IAM's Winpisinger Center in Hollywood, MD. A locomotive bell, possibly from as far back […]
  • Guide Dogs Hit the Jackpot in Las Vegas November 24, 2015
    Graystone Consulting Executive Director John Granger II (second from left) and former IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Robert Roach, Jr. (second from right) were the recipients of the 2015 Gift of Sight awards. Guide Dogs of America President and Director Dale Hartford (left) and IAM International President Tom Buffenbarger (right) presented the pair with their awards. (Photo […]
  • Winpisinger Center Now Offers Master's Degree Through the IAM's Empire State College Partnership November 24, 2015
    IAM members kicked off the first cohort of students to pursue labor studies degrees through a partnership between the IAM and SUNY's Empire State College. That partnership has now expanded to include a master's degree track, as well as a bachelors and associates. IAM members can now earn a master's degree in labor studies through […]
  • Long-Awaited Win for Virginia Shipyard Workers November 24, 2015
    After more than six years of company delay and politically-inspired stalling, 220 Huntington Ingalls Shipyard workers in Newport News, VA will soon be able to negotiate an IAM collective bargaining agreement. The workers, known as Radiological Control Monitors Techs (RCTs), originally held a union representation election in 2009 while employed by Northrup Grumman. After the […]
  • Connecticut Local Delivers Thanksgiving for Needy Families November 24, 2015
    IAM Local 1871 members marked their 25th year of providing Thanksgiving dinners to needy families in the Groton, CT area. From left: Rick Ravenelle, Steward; Jon Papski, Secretary-Treasurer; Snuffy Smith, Retired President; Andy Miller, Recording Secretary; and Jim Underhill, Vice President. A food pantry run by IAM Local 1871 in Groton, CT, marks its 25th year […]
  • IAM Retirees Build Power at 2015 Conference November 19, 2015
    IAM Local Lodge 63 member Sam Beekman, right, was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, in 2013. He spoke to delegates at the 2015 IAM Retiree Conference about living with a life-threatening disease. Retired IAM members don't just leave the fight to their working brothers and sisters when they call it a career. Take […]
  • Congressional Pressure Builds to Repeal Middle-Class Health Insurance Tax Hike November 19, 2015
    Democrats and Republicans from both houses of Congress are urging the president to work with them to rapidly repeal the Affordable Care Act's excise tax that will affect many middle-class worker health insurance plans. In a letter to President Obama, Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Dean Heller (R-NV) and Reps. Joe Courtney (D-CT) […]
  • District 751 Machinists Honored for Saving Life of Co-Worker November 19, 2015
    IAM District 751 members Mark McGarrity, Anthony Alsted and Darren Gremmert pose with Brad Davis (second from right), whose life they saved. Two members of IAM District 751 have received the Governor's Lifesaving Award for quick actions that saved the life of a Boeing Co. co-worker. The incident occurred early one morning in August 2014, […]
  • Maine Machinists Take Stand Against Domestic Violence November 19, 2015
    IAM Local S6 Women's Committee member Pauline Roderick prepares items to be donated to Maine domestic violence shelters. The Women's Committee of IAM Local S6 hosted its third annual Domestic Violence Awareness Collection last month, raising nearly $1,400 in cash and more than $200 worth of donated items. Members of Local S6 are employed at […]

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