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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  • IAM Volunteer Firefighter Rescues Trapped Children August 23, 2016
    IAM Local 1746 member Regan Toomey, a volunteer firefighter, charged into a home to save four children trapped after an explosion. Regan Toomey is no stranger to volunteering. The IAM Local 1746 (East Hartford, CT) member gives countless hours as an IAM Organizer and Training Representative at Pratt & Whitney. But for the last 10 […]
  • Iowa Members at American Ordnance Strike for Fairness August 23, 2016
    IAM Local 1010 members employed at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown, IA, walked off the job Tuesday as they continue negotiations with American Ordnance for a fair contract. In a move to save their health care, wages and pensions, more than 230 IAM Local 1010 members employed at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant […]
  • IAM Files Fresh Round of Labor Charges at Virginia Shipyard August 23, 2016
    Workers at the Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Newport News, VA join IAM leadership before beginning negotiations with the company in February 2016. From left: IAM Southern Territory General Vice President Mark Blondin, Latasha Greene, Aaron Lawrence, Shannon Briscoe, John "Tony" Polisk, District 74 Directing Business Representative Larry Young and Grand Lodge Representative Joe Greaser. Hardened […]
  • IAM President Martinez Receives LCLAA Service Award August 23, 2016
    International President Bob Martinez, with IAM members attending the 2016 LCLAA National Membership Convention in Orlando, was this year's recipient of the Montemayor-Barraza Distinguished Service Award. IAM International President Bob Martinez received the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement's (LCLAA) Montemayor-Barraza Distinguished Service Award at its conference-closing gala in Orlando, FL this weekend. Each year […]
  • Williams, Kratzer Appointed to Ohio Machinists Board August 23, 2016
    Jack Williams Eric Kratzer IAM members Jack Williams and Eric Kratzer will become vice presidents of the Ohio State Council of Machinists, effective September 1, 2016. The move comes alongside an announcement from Council President T. Dean Wright, Jr. that the West Virgina State Council of Machinists will merge into the Ohio State Council of […]
  • Houston Airport Freight Handlers Vote for Change, Go IAM August 18, 2016
    Freight Handlers at Houston International Airport celebrate after learning they had successfully voted to join the IAM. Approximately 250 Freight Handlers for a United Airlines contractor in Houston are the newest members of the IAM. Seeking improved working conditions, a better quality of life for their families and fairness on the job, approximately 250 SM […]
  • Rep. John Lewis to Labor Department Contractor: Negotiate with the IAM August 18, 2016
    A U.S. Department of Labor contractor has drawn the attention of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) â€" and not in a good way. Lewis recently penned a letter to Labor Secretary Tom Perez to raise his concerns about Office Remedies, Inc. (ORI), a federal contractor that employs workers at the Atlanta branch of the Bureau […]
  • NFFE-IAM Forest Service Workers Win Groundbreaking Anti-Harassment Protections August 18, 2016
    NFFE-IAM U.S. Forest Service (USFS) workers and their representatives have a new tool to fight workplace harassment and bullying. A soon-to-be-implemented master agreement with the USFS will include a definition of workplace bullying, prohibition of such behavior and requirements that management investigate allegations. "The contract language to stop workplace bullying that the NFFE Forest Service […]
  • Donations Needed as Floods, Wildfires Wreak Havoc August 18, 2016
    Two communities on opposite ends of the country are each being devastatedâ€"one by flood and the other by wildfireâ€"leaving behind a trail of devastation of a magnitude rarely seen. You can help IAM members in these communities by donating to the IAM Disaster Relief Fund. What's being called the worst natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy, […]
  • Enroll Now for Basic Newsletter, Communicator Classes August 18, 2016
    Registration is now open for the Basic Newsletter Development Class and Communicator Class, both offered by the IAM Communications Department. Get signed up today for an opportunity to help your local or district improve communications with your brothers and sisters. The Basic Newsletter Development Class will be held November 13-18, 2016 at the William W. […]

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