Union provides support to Lompoc member who donated kidney to his son
Through the hard work of your bargaining committee and Business Manager Tom Dalzell, IBEW 1245 and PG&E have reached a tentative four year agreement that will provide for the highest wage increases amongst utility locals in the country while maintaining our many hard-fought protections.
Located 90 miles away from the nearest city, deep inside the King Range, Shelter Cove is definitely off the beaten path. But its spectacular charter fishing, giant redwoods, black sand beaches and quaint B&Bs make Shelter Cove a quintessential Lost Coast destination.
Supervisors London Breed and John Avalos have introduced legislation that would allow CleanPowerSF, the City’s Community Choice Aggregation program, to sell unbundled Renewable Electricity Certificates (RECs) as ‘green power,’ ‘clean power’ and ‘greenhouse gas free power’ to San Franciscans. There’s only one problem: RECs are not green power. According to the experts, they are an accounting gimmick that allows buyers to ‘greenwash’ dirty power and sell it as green.
Chris Habecker, IBEW 1245’s long-time recording secretary and one of our brightest lights, died June 30 of a recently-diagnosed illness. Her service to the union, her loyalty to the cause of labor, and her irrepressible good cheer made Chris a good friend to many and a sister to all.
From threats to our generation jobs to microgrids and the rise of new industry players, Business Manager Tom Dalzell gives a comprehensive overview of what we’re up against – and how we’re fighting back.
56 organizing stewards heard from two veterans of the fight for workers’ rights: Congressman George Miller and Culinary Workers Union President D. Taylor.
Gas crews sent the dirt flying in a spirited competition to see which PG&E employees will represent IBEW 1245 at the National Gas Rodeo in Colorado Springs this August. The winning four-person team, Los Jefes, from left: Miguel Loza, Adam Kotko, Sam Barraza and Eman.
This pilot program brought together 54 PG&E workers hired in early 2014 to immerse them for a few hours in what IBEW 1245 is all about.
IBEW Local 1245 is expecting great things from Lonnie Stephenson, the man who becomes the new International President of the IBEW on June 1.
109 bowlers descended on Country Club Lanes at this year's Sacramento Charity Bowl on May 9.