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


  • Hurricane Florence Resources from Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan September 21, 2018
    The Railroad Employees National Health and Welfare Plan insurance companies are again offering emergency resources to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. They released a flyer that provides details and contact numbers for affected individuals in need of emotional support, prescription supplies, vision wear, medical care and more. Telemedicine services and free sessions with registered nurses […]
  • TTD: Freight rail safety, jobs must not be jeopardized in pursuit of profits September 21, 2018
    The following is an article by Transportation Trades Department (TTD, AFL-CIO) President Larry Willis. TCU/IAM is an affiliate of TTD’s Rail Labor Division.   SEP 20, 2018 MOVEAMERICA BLOG, RAIL FREIGHT RAIL SAFETY, JOBS MUST NOT BE JEOPARDIZED IN PURSUIT OF PROFITS By Larry I. Willis There is little disagreement among lawmakers, frontline workers, government agencies, and even […]
  • Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Benefits Will See Slight Increase Under New Sequestration Rate September 20, 2018
    Starting October 1, 2018, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will reduce railroad unemployment and sickness insurance benefits by 6.2 percent, down from the current 6.6 percent reduction, as required by law. The adjusted reduction amount is based on revised projections of benefit claims and payments under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. It will remain […]
  • Connecticut Local 62A on Strike for Fairness at UTC September 20, 2018
    About 200 members of IAM Local 62A(District 26) at United Technologies Corp., in Cheshire, CT are striking for a fair contract. Pay at the plant is among the lowest for UTC aerospace plants, said IAM Local 62A President Mary White. The company also failed to budge on its proposal to raise health insurance costs.  Read: Pay, health […]
  • Support GDA with a Charity Banquet Program Ad September 20, 2018
    Guide Dogs of America’s annual Las Vegas charity weekend is on the horizon and arrives November 15-17, 2018. Purchase an ad in the official William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet program for your organization, district or local lodge today. The deadline for program ads is October 31, 2018, so don’t delay. It is a great way to have […]
  • New Economic Data Tool Available for IAM Members September 20, 2018
    IAM members, officers and staff now have a central location to find economic data in sectors important to our union. The IAM Strategic Resources Department built an interactive map showing data from every U.S. or Canadian state, province, territory and major city. Visit the website here. The site contains information on how jobs and wages […]
  • Help Needed for IAM Members Affected by Hurricane Florence September 20, 2018
    Just days after Florence slammed into the North Carolina coast, the monstrous storm’s havoc continues to spread across much of the eastern United States. With a toll of more than 30 lives lost and floodwaters rising, it will take months to assess the brunt of its impact. Hurricane victims include Machinists Union members and they […]
  • Deadline Approaching for Advanced Communicator Program September 20, 2018
    The registration deadline for the December 2-7 Advanced Communicators Class held by the IAM’s Communication Department is quickly approaching. Do not miss the opportunity to secure your spot by registering before the October 5, 2018 deadline. This course is designed to expand on the basic communication aspects covered in the Basic Communicator class and upgrade skills to […]
  • IAM Members are Taking Advantage of Free College Benefit September 20, 2018
    Having a college degree is more important than ever, and IAM members around the U.S. and Canada are taking advantage of the Free College Benefit offered to members and their families. Since October 2017, IAM members and their families have been eligible to earn an associate’s degree from Eastern Gateway Community College at no cost. […]
  • New Jersey Machinists Fight Proposed $20 Million Tax Hike September 19, 2018
    Members of Local 914 based at Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) along with IAM Members and Officers from District 15, Local 447 and from the NJ State Council of Machinists descended on New Jersey’s State House in Trenton to express their opposition to a proposed bill that targets their employer, United Airlines, for an increase in […]

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IAM Local 1781:1511 Rollins Road,Burlingame, CA 94010
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