IAM Local 1781

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Membership Meeting 2nd Wednesday of the Month 4:00pm Location of the Meeting: IAM Local 1781:1511 Rollins Road,Burlingame, CA 94010

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  • Biden Administration Strengthens Buy America — Pass the PRO Act — Funding for U.S. Navy DDG-51 Destroyers Approved by House Panel July 30, 2021
      MAJOR VICTORY FOR IAM AS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION STRENGTHENS BUY AMERICA RULE: IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. sent out a statement regarding the Biden administration’s Buy American proposed rule, ensuring our nation’s future is made in America by all of America’s workers. “President Biden’s proposed rule increasing domestic content requirements, narrowing the use of waivers […]
  • Employment/Unemployment Summary July 2021 for the United States July 30, 2021
    Employment – Summary of Department of Labor July Jobs Report According to the United States Department of Labor June Jobs Report, the unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.9 percent which was above the consensus forecast of 5.8 percent June unemployment rate.  The rise can be attributed to more people looking for better jobs where workers […]
  • July 30th is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons July 30, 2021
    July 30th is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Established in 2014, the purpose of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is to raise awareness about human trafficking and to promote and protect the rights of trafficking victims. What is Human Trafficking? The formal definition in the dictionary of human trafficking is “the unlawful act […]
  • IAM Local 811 Makes Donations to Houston Women’s Group July 29, 2021
    The IAM Local 811 Women’s Committee recently donated toiletries and hygiene products, as well as a check of $500 from IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes to The Women’s Home in Houston. The Women’s Home was established in 1957 to help women during an economic hardship. The group’s mission is to building communities that strengthen women and support families as […]
  • IAM Applauds Panel Approval of Rep. Golden’s Multi-year Procurement Amendment for U.S. Navy DDG-51 Destroyers July 29, 2021
    The IAM recently sent a letter to the House Armed Services Committee strongly supporting U.S. Rep. Jared Golden’s (D-ME) amendment to the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for a new multi-year procurement (MYP) contract for Flight III DDG-51 destroyers. This week, the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee approved the Golden amendment that […]
  • IAM Transportation Department Participates in Aviation Labor Recovery Roundtable July 29, 2021
    Chief of Staff to the International President Richard Johnsen, along with a coalition of aviation labor leaders, recently participated in an Aviation Labor Recovery Roundtable call with Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Steve Dickson and U.S. Transportation Department Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg. The main topics discussed were airline workforce shortages that result in flight cancelations, delays, […]
  • Machinists Celebrate National Whistleblower Appreciation Day July 29, 2021
    National Whistleblower Appreciation Day, an annual celebration honoring the contributions of whistleblowers around the world who have bravely stepped forward to expose waste, fraud, and abuse, will be recognized on Friday, July 30, 2021. In commemoration of the event, the U.S. Department of Labor participates in the National Whistleblower Center’s all-day virtual event, featuring speeches from whistleblowers, […]
  • IAM Members Set to Launch ULA Atlas V Rocket and Boeing Starliner Spacecraft July 29, 2021
    IAM Local 610 members at United Launch Alliance (ULA) in Cape Canaveral, FL are scheduled to launch the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket and Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft on its Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch is scheduled for Friday, July 30. The 197-foot tall […]
  • IAM Local 811 Makes Donations to Houston Women’s Group July 29, 2021
    The IAM Local 811 Women’s Committee recently donated toiletries and hygiene products, as well as a check of $500 from IAM General Secretary-Treasurer Dora Cervantes to Women’s Home in Houston.   The Women’s Home was established in 1957 to help women during an economic hardship. The group’s mission is to building communities that strengthen women and support families as […]
  • Machinists Union Praises Biden Administration’s Buy American Expansion   July 28, 2021
    WASHINGTON, July 28, 2021 – Robert Martinez Jr., International President of the 600,000-member International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the largest aerospace and defense union in North America, released the following statement regarding the Biden administration’s Buy American proposed rule, ensuring our nation’s future is made in America by all of America’s workers. “President […]

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