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.
Last week, rumors began to swirl after one small, local paper ran a story that alluded to the possibility of Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, being interested in PG&E.
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.
You can tell when people are proud of their work. At the City of Lompoc, you can see it in their faces, hear it in their voices. “It’s commitment to our community. We live here, so we want our community to work as well as possible,” says Jaime Tinoco, a Lineman for the city.
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.
Contrary to the long-held opinions of several members of the SF Board of Supervisors, hiring Shell Oil subsidiary Shell Energy North America to manage our power supply is both unwise and unnecessary. This is encouraging to many advocates who rightly felt that Shell, an environmental and human rights abuser, was never an appropriate partner for San Francisco... But unfortunately, many of the problems that plagued the earlier CleanPowerSF plan remain.
The annual All Sandoval Memorial College Scholarship contest is now open for 2015. The purpose of this contest is to provide a grant in aid for scholarships to colleges and junior colleges, thereby making financial assistance toward the attainment of a higher education.