After more than eight months of bargaining, the IBEW 1245 members at the City of Berkeley ratified a tentative agreement for a 16-month extension to the Memorandum of Understanding by a vote of 6-2. The IBEW 1245 negotiating committee consisted of bargaining unit members Greg Marwick, Tom Hartman, and Chris Kaldunski and Local 1245 Business… [Read More]
In the wake of last year’s devastating fires, storms, floods and landslides, IBEW Local 1245 has been working diligently to pressure state lawmakers to take action on climate-related disasters.
On Friday, March 9, while on his way to work, PG&E GC Gas Utility Worker Trevor Flavin was seriously injured in an auto accident that took place just east of Oakdale. Brother Flavin has been an IBEW 1245 member since 2015, and works to support his young family in Sonora. He is facing a long recovery that… [Read More]
On Monday Feb. 26, as the United States Supreme Court began to hear arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, union members all across the country hit the streets to demonstrate the importance and value of a strong and united Labor Movement. The anti-union interests behind Janus have pushed this case to the nation’s highest court in… [Read More]
Due to a scheduling conflict, unit #3710, Middletown/NCPA, has rescheduled its March meeting from the 21st to the 28th. This meeting will be held at Mount Saint Helena Brewing & Pizzeria, 21167 Calistoga Rd., Middletown, CA. The unit meeting will return to its usual time and location next month. –JV Macor, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Photos from the 2018 Pin Dinner in Stockton on March 2, 2018
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re sharing stories of the women of IBEW 1245. Join the conversation on social media with the hashtags #InternationalWomensDay, #IWD2018, #PressForProgress and #WomenofIBEW.
Unit #3715, Lakeport, has changed its unit meeting location back to Lakeport Senior Center, 527 Konocti Ave, Lakeport, CA 95453. The meeting time and dates will remain the same. –Mark McCrea, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
“I strongly believe that this special session must not only focus on protecting every resident of our state from the growing wildfire threats driven by a changing climate, but also should work to protect the middle-class jobs that utilities provide in every corner of our state, particularly in many economically challenged communities.”
When armies are under attack, each and every soldier must be ready and willing to fight back. Right now, the workers’ army – the union – is under attack. But instead of tanks and bombs, our opponents are coming at us with a heavy-duty legal weapon known as Janus vs. AFSCME, a U.S. Supreme Court… [Read More]