In November, IBEW 1245 members at the Northern California Power Agency ratified a three-year agreement with the Agency, which was subsequently adopted by the NCPA Commission. The agreement, which runs from Dec. 23, 2018 through Dec. 18, 2021, includes 2.7% general wage increases, along with 2.5% labor market adjustments, in each year of the agreement… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 retiree Chip Chadwick is featured in this new “CNN Heroes” segment, which aired on December 9. Learn more about Chadwick’s work as a therapy dog handler here.
Every day since November 8th when the Camp Fire started, members of the labor union which I lead have been working to rebuild the gas and electric systems of Paradise, Magalia, and Concow. In the early hours of the fire they risked their lives to help evacuate those with no way to get out. Since… [Read More]
The Utility Reporter talked with IBEW 1245 member Thomas Mora, a veteran who completed PG&E’s PowerPathway program and now has a career he loves and a brotherhood he can’t imagine life without. Below, Mora shares his personal story, his experience finding a career at the PG&E call center in Fresno, and what motivated him to… [Read More]
California has seen more than its fair share of horrific wildfires, but none can compare to the Camp Fire, now the largest and most deadly fire in California history. The fire claimed at least 85 lives, demolished entire towns, sent tens of thousands of residents fleeing, and left many of them – including 86 members… [Read More]
In what has become an annual tradition, IBEW 1245’s Reno/Sparks Retirees Club stopped by the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Program to deliver a $600 donation check in support of her annual food drive. Mount has been collecting a distributing food to needy families in the Reno area for many years. Pictured above: Reno/ Sparks Retirees Club… [Read More]
International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill, a transformative trade unionist who modernized and shepharded his beloved IBEW through one of the deepest and most painful recessions in history, died Saturday, Dec. 1. He was 81.
Unit #1311, Hinkley has moved its December unit meeting to the 19th, and Unit #1313, Topock, has moved its December meeting to the 20th. The time and locations will remain the same. –Mark Rolow, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
IBEW Local 1245 RETIREES & ACTIVES You and your guest are cordially invited to attend IBEW 1245 Yerington Retiree Chapter’s annual Christmas Party When: Saturday, December 15, 2018 Where: El Superior Banquet Room 121 West Bridge Street Yerington, NV No Host bar 5:30 pm Dinner 6:00 pm Menu $12-$20 Excellent food RSVP: Judy Grush 775-463-3068 Email: … [Read More]
Diablo Canyon’s closure agreement was a result of workers, local policymakers, environmental advocates, utilities and regulators’ understanding that it was in no one’s interest to shut down the plant immediately, and in everyone’s best interest to build a long, seven-year runway.