March is the month for IBEW 1245 members at PG&E to submit proposals for bargaining. This year the union will bargain changes in all three major PG&E agreements: Physical, Clerical and Benefits. As always, these changes begin with you.
Calling all artists and aspiring designers -- IBEW 1245 needs your help creating a new logo for our union! We want the logo to brand an image and make it stick in your head. Winner will receive a prize of $1000.
It started off as an ordinary work day for the PG&E General Construction line crew out of the North Bay. Little did they know that their CPR training was about to pay off in a big way for one terrified family and their tiny baby.
This week, the System Dispatchers and Senior System Dispatchers who work at PG&E facilities in San Francisco and Vacaville voted to join IBEW 1245. The election was certified by the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, February 10.
For the second year in a row, IBEW Local 1245 will be hosting the Utility Safety Operations Leadership Network’s Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) Training on July 21 & 22, 2015 at Weakley Hall in Vacaville.
For the first time ever, PG&E’s bundled customers will have the option of getting solar power without putting panels on their roofs. The CPUC has finally approved PG&E’s Green Tariff program (and programs for SCE and SDG&E). Under the program, for a small additional charge per kwh, all of PG&E’s customers will be able to get 100% renewable power.
IBEW 1245’s ground-breaking “Organizing Steward” program has only been in effect for 18 months, but it’s already making a remarkable difference in the culture of activism in the union.
Ron Weakley, the founder of IBEW 1245, would have turned 100 on January 24, 2015. We celebrate the centenary of his birth with this remembrance, originally published in the Utility Reporter in 2007.
Due to the growing popularity of the annual shoot, arrangements have been made at two locations to run simultaneously! Both locations have overnight RV parking available and plenty of local hotels to choose from. Mark your calendar for a Saturday of fun!
IBEW 1245's "Control the Pressure" Peer Safety Committee seeks to create a safety culture that motivates IBEW gas workers to promote safety through mutual support and protection on the job.
IBEW 1245 crews for Pacific Gas & Electric worked around the clock restoring service to customers in the wake of the major storm that pummeled northern California in mid-December.