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


  • Maine Lobstering Union Wins in Court to Protect Lobster Fishermen, Communities October 18, 2021
    Portland, Maine, Oct. 16, 2021 – The Maine Lobstering Union (MLU) has won emergency relief to stop the impending closure of productive lobster waters off the coast of Maine. Injunctive relief was granted by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine on Saturday, Oct. 16. The closure would have impacted a large area of […]
  • IAM Delegates Elected At Coalition of Labor Union Women Convention October 15, 2021
    Machinists Union members elected new delegates at the Coalition of Labor Union Women’s 21stBiennial Convention earlier this month. Terri Myette of Local 751F, Jessica Deming of Local 63 and Kristi Kidrick of Local 751A were chosen to represent the IAM at upcoming meetings of CLUW’s National Executive Board (NEB). Alternate delegates include Bridgette Hardy of […]
  • COS Johnsen Addresses Unruly Passengers in USA TODAY Op-ed October 15, 2021
    Richard Johnsen, Chief of Staff to the International President, wrote an op-ed in today’s USA TODAY addressing unruly passengers and understaffing issues in the airline industry.   There has been a lot of news lately about air rage. You’ve probably seen the viral videos: violent passengers, many angry about mask policies, throwing punches at flight crews and putting other passengers […]
  • Machinists Union Members at Sulzer Pumps in Barboursville Successfully Protect Job Security, End Strike October 14, 2021
    BARBOURSVILLE, W. Va., Oct. 14, 2021 – Fifty members of Machinists Union Local 598 (District 54) who had been on a two week strike for a fair contract at Sulzer Pumps in Barboursville have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new, improved collective bargaining agreement. Machining and foundry workers will return to work on the night […]
  • Southern Territory Wins Multiple Organizing Campaigns Totaling 200 New Members October 14, 2021
    Organizing campaigns initiated by the Southern Territory came to fruition last week as three separate groups, totaling approximately 200 workers overwhelmingly voted to join the IAM. Flight Instructors from the Flight Safety Service Corp, NAS Whiting Field in Milton, FL, the Helicopter Maintenance H53 Rest Unit from Vertex Aerospace MCAS New River, North Carolina and […]
  • Machinists Union Applauds Social Security Benefit Increase October 14, 2021
    Millions of Social Security beneficiaries, including many IAM members, will receive a 5.9 percent cost-of-living increase in 2022. The average retired worker can expect to receive an additional $92 per month. Active and retired IAM members have long called for an increase to earned Social Security benefits and for measures that secure the solvency of […]
  • Scabs at Ashcroft Plant may be Health and Safety Hazard Says IAM Rep October 12, 2021
    Ashcroft, B.C. – More than 40 IAM members of Local Lodge 692 have been locked out by their employer, IG Machine and Fibers since 12 July, 2021 – that means they’ve been locked out for 73 days as of today. “Our members have faced difficulties, but they are not going to back down,” says a combative […]
  • Machinists Union Makes Big Gains in the 2022 NDAA October 12, 2021
    The IAM successfully lobbied for the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to fund military programs. Together, the programs support more than 100,000 IAM aerospace, defense, and shipbuilding jobs. The final version of the NDAA included Buy American House-passed language, championed by the IAM and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ). This provision will strengthen Buy […]
  • IAM’s Wood, Pulp and Paper Council Virtual BBQ Raises $26K for Guide Dogs October 12, 2021
    The Machinists Wood, Pulp and Paper Council (MWPPC) held its second annual virtual barbeque competition to help raise money for Guide Dogs of America / Tender Loving Canines (GDA/TLC). The successful event, which followed all safety protocols, brought in more than $26,000. “Despite some obstacles we raised a lot of money for a great cause,” said MWPPC […]
  • IAM Transportation Leaders Meet with Members at Honolulu Airport October 12, 2021
    The IAM Transportation leadership recently visited with members at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Hawaii, the latest stop in an ongoing station visit program implemented by the department’s new leadership to visit the airline and railroad members across the United States. The delegation of Richard Johnsen, Chief of Staff to the International President, Edison Fraser, […]

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