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Local 1245 team from TID wins Muni Division for the second straight year
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For golf aficionados, nothing compares to a morning out on the links, which is why IBEW 1245’s annual Perry Zimmerman Golf Tournament continues to be one of the union’s most popular events year after year.
The general negotiations committee met on Tuesday, October 11, and reviewed the entire agreement. At the end of that meeting they agreed that Local 1245 would counter the Company proposal with a proposal for double-time instead of time-and-a-half in the three situations set forth in paragraph 12(a), (b) and (c) of LA 16-07.
For the Communications Specialists who work at PG&E’s Bishop Ranch campus, the decision to join IBEW 1245 was informed by past experience in unionized workplaces and, more importantly, by positive experiences as union members.
With the United States Supreme Court, Right To Work (for less) laws, and the founding principles of labor, civil and human rights hanging in the balance, IBEW 1245 kicked off the general election season with a rally that blew the roof off of Weakley Hall!
Question 3, which will be on the ballot in Nevada this year, would dismantle Nevada’s utility consumer and worker protections. This could mean big trouble for working people and retirees, while
providing yet another giveaway to billionaires.
Over the past two months, each IBEW 1245 unit was tasked with voting on two amendments to the Local Union Bylaws related to new and improved accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) and death benefits available to members and their families. The amendments were overwhelmingly approved by every unit, and the vast majority voted unanimously in favor of these changes. After adding up the votes from all of the unit meetings, the bylaws amendment ultimately passed by a vote of 1,096 YES to 10 NO.
The 2016 National Gas Rodeo was held August 27 at the Jefferson County fairgrounds, just outside of Denver, Colorado. The competition was fierce, with 55 teams from all across the country vying for the title.
In one of the most blatant examples of the potential challenges that California utilities are facing, SolarCity has publicly announced that it is seeking to take over some of PG&E’s energy distribution functions. As part of IBEW 1245’s ongoing effort to track and combat competitive threats to the energy industry, the union is speaking out against SolarCity’s efforts to cut into utility operations and Local 1245 jobs.
"I’m dedicating the next three years of my term to doing everything I can to improve the economic security of our members. I am open to every suggestion and every idea," said Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell. "And I look forward to working with all of you to secure a bright future for our members and their families."
When summertime starts baking Nevada, you can count on the entire population turning on their air conditioners. You can also count on members of IBEW 1245 ratcheting up NV Energy’s Frank Tracy Power Plant just east of Reno to help meet the demand.