IBEW Local 1245 News Posted: November 17, 2009 LOCAL 1245 APPOINTMENTS FOR OCTOBER Trees Inc. Bargaining Committee Juan Cervantes
IBEW Local 1245 News Posted: November 17, 2009 MEDICAL CONDITION SIDELINES SENIOR ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGER SAM TAMIMI Senior Assistant Business Manager Sam Tamimi will be off work indefinitely due to a medical condition. Sam has been a fixture on the Local 1245 staff for nearly three decades. He has held many assignments during those years… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 News Posted: November 13, 2009 HEADLINE Unit 1511, San Jose, has delayed its Nov. 11 meeting to Nov. 18. Bill Brill, Business Representative
Rob Harty was sworn in by Local 1245 President Mike Davis as the Advisory Council representative for Stockton-area PG&E and the City of Lodi. Harty, a 23-year member of the local union, took the oath at the Advisory Council meeting on Oct. 24 at Weakley Hall in Vacaville. Welcome to your new position, Rob!
Competing against local unions nationwide, the Utility Reporter captured a half dozen first place awards in the 2009 Labor Media Contest sponsored by the International Labor Communications Association. The awards were presented in September at the ILCA biennial convention in Pittsburgh, PA. “Water War: Members at TMWA Defeat Takeover” by Communications Director Eric Wolfe told the… [Read More]
Local 1245 Apprentice Lineman Aaron Thomas Dineen died Sept. 22 in an on-the-job accident in San Clemente, CA. Brother Dineen had recently been serving his apprenticeship out of Local 47 in southern California. His death is being investigated by Cal-OSHA. Family and friends will hold a celebration of Aaron’s life at The Cotton Wood Ranch… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 Business Representative John Mendoza became responsible for representing members at the South San Joaquin Irrigation District effective Sept. 14, 2009. A complete list of business reps and their areas of assignment can be found under “Ask Your Rep” at the top of the home page.
It’s an article of faith in the labor movement that progress is possible, that you can make things better, that it’s worth the fight. Local 1245 retirees held true to this belief in the years-long battle to get PG&E to pay more toward their medical premiums. They fought the good fight, and no one fought… [Read More]
Unit 1128, Lemoore, has a new meeting location. Going forward, meetings will be held at 788 East “D” St., Lemoore, CA. Meetings will continue to be held on Thursdays at 5:45 p.m. Dates for the remainder of 2009 are: Sept. 10, Oct. 15, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Bob Dean, Business Rep.
Editor’s note: The following e-mail from Local 1245 Retiree Club member Walt Korus Jr. is printed here with his permission. To the Editor: I believe the most important part of health care reform is getting health care for all American citizens. At the last meeting of our retiree club I was really upset at the members… [Read More]