Casi 400 miembros del sindicato, amigos y familiares acudieron a Livermore el 21 de mayo para disfrutar del Primer Torneo de Futbol “Gold Cup” del Local 1245. Ocho equipos, conformados principalmente por Podadores de íƒrboles para el Despeje de Líƒneas del IBEW, compitieron en el torneo de cuatro partidos, al tiempo que sus amigos y… [Read More]
THE CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF THE TEA PARTY By Tom Dalzell, Business Manager Brothers and Sisters: Wisconsin worries me. I hope that it worries you. Free societies have free unions. Totalitarian societies don’t. It is that simple. Look at the historic role that unions played in freeing Poland in the 1980s. At the time, President Reagan… [Read More]
Union members rally in support of Wisconsin public workers on Feb. 26, 2011 in San Francisco. Local 1245 members rally in support of Wisconsin public workers on Feb. 22, 2011 in Sacramento. DATE UPLOADED:2/28/11 CREDIT: IBEW 1245 Media
LOCAL 1245 APPOINTMENTS JANUARY 2011 CONFERENCES AND CONVENTIONS IBEW Construction Conference Mike Cottrell Aaron Elmore Dean Evans AFL-CIO Young Worker Advisory Council Lorenso Arciniega FEBRUARY 2011 CONFERENCES AND CONVENTIONS CLUW NEB Meeting and Leadership Development Academy Anna Bayless-Martinez Cecelia De La Torre Chris Habecker Natalia Jonas … [Read More]
MACHINISTS ON STRIKE IN FAIRFIELD COULD USE SOME SUPPORT Machinists Union Local 1173 has been forced to strike against Steve Hopkins Honda/Acura in Fairfield, CA. They have been without a contract since April, 2010 (9 months)! Management agreed to come to terms then has done nothing in the passing months to resolve this issue with… [Read More]
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE UNIT HAS NEW NAME: CAL-PECO Unit 3314, South Lake Tahoe, is now Unit 3314, CalPeco. The name change, approved by the Executive Board at its February meeting, is in response to CalPeco’s purchase of NV Energy’s California properties.
LOCAL 1245 JOINS 3,000 UNION MEMBERS AT CAPITAL TO SUPPORT WISCONSIN PUBLIC WORKERS Fourteen members of IBEW Local 1245 made it to Sacramento on short notice on Feb. 22 to join approximately 3,000 people rallying in support of Wisconsin’s public workers. Wisconsin workers, who have organized as many as 70,000 demonstrators in recent days to occupy… [Read More]
“LIVE AMMUNITION” AND “DEADLY FORCE”: IS THIS WHAT WE’VE COME TO? Colonel Gaddahi, Libya’ brutal dictator, isn’t the only one who wants to kill protesters. An Indiana assistant attorney general over the weekend advocated the use of “live ammunition” and “deadly force” on demonstrators in Wisconsin. Who were these demonstrators? Public workers and their families…. [Read More]