IAM Local 1781

serving the San Francisco Bay Area

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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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  • Memorial Day 2019 May 24, 2019
    Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in military service. First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War (it is celebrated near the day of reunification after the civil war), […]
  • RRB Release – Medicare for Railroad Families May 24, 2019
    The Federal Medicare program provides hospital and medical insurance protection for railroad retirement annuitants and their families, just as it does for social security beneficiaries. Medicare has the following parts: Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) helps pay for inpatient care in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (following a hospital stay), some home health care services, […]
  • FRA’s Decision on Crew Size Undermines Rail Safety May 24, 2019
    Washington, DC – Larry Willis, president of the Transportation Trades Department, of which TCU is a member, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued a statement in response to the Federal Railroad Administration’s decision not to regulate crew size and to preempt current state laws that require two-person crews: “The FRA’s announcement that it will pull back a proposed […]
  • Congress Turns Up Heat on Boeing for Firing SC IAM Members May 23, 2019
    More than 70 members of Congress, led by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), sent a letter demanding answers from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about workplace procedures and recent terminations of six IAM union supporters at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner production facility in North Charleston, S.C.. Read the complete letter here. “As policy […]
  • IAM, TWU Ask National Mediation Board to Force American Airlines to Bargain May 23, 2019
    The Transport Workers Union-IAM Association at American Airlines is asking the National Mediation Board (NMB) to step in to stop the carrier’s delay tactics that have stalled contract negotiations. “These negotiations have reached the critical end stage with the largest scope and economic issues yet to be resolved,” reads the letter to the NMB. “The […]
  • NAFTA 2.0 Lacks Meaningful Enforcement of Labor Standards, Machinists Say May 23, 2019
    Trade talks between the U.S., Canada and Mexico should be reopened to improve the enforcement of labor standards not included in the current NAFTA 2.0 text, IAM Chief of Staff and Director of Trade and Globalization Owen Herrnstadt told Congress. “For over 25 years, NAFTA has wreaked havoc on hundreds of thousands of U.S. and […]
  • Two More Years for Machinists at Gerber | Nestle’ May 23, 2019
    Gerber – It is one of the most recognizable names, and logo, around the world. And with its parent company Nestle’, the two entities are powerhouses in the food industry. But that wouldn’t be the case without the workers, like the employees from IAM Local 260 in Arkansas who recently ratified a new 2-year agreement. […]
  • District 9 DBR Dave Weaver Named to IAM Law Committee May 23, 2019
    IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. announced the appointment of District 9 Directing Business Representative Dave Weaver to serve on the IAM Law Committee. Weaver will fill the position previously held by retired Law Committee member Mark Conner. “I want to thank Mark Conner for his years of dedicated service to the IAM and for […]
  • Activate L!VE: Summer 2019 IAM Journal Edition May 23, 2019
    This week on Activate L!VE, Communications Department Assistant Director Jonathan Battaglia talks about the latest IAM Journal. The collaboration of inspiring and compelling stories of IAM members across North America is now online and being delivered to members’ mailboxes daily. You can read the online version of the Summer 2019 IAM Journal here. In case […]
  • Congress Demands Answers on Boeing South Carolina Union Supporter Firings; Company’s Refusal to Negotiate with IAM May 23, 2019
    May 22, 2019, WASHINGTON – More than 70 members of Congress, led by U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wisc.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), sent a letter demanding answers from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about workplace procedures and recent terminations of six IAM union supporters at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner production facility in North Charleston, S.C.. The members of Congress […]

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