LOCAL 1245 OPENS BARGAINING WITH DYNEGY Local 1245 and Dynegy began negotiations on April 28 with the exchange of proposals. The negotiations are for a contract covering Local 1245 members at Moss Landing, Morro Bay, and South Bay Power Plants. Representing the union are negotiating team members Caleb McNutt (MLPP), Doug Pasley (MBPP), Chris Salas… [Read More]
WEAKLEY HALL GOES SOLAR Local 1245 has installed solar panels on Ronald T. Weakley Hall, the union’s Vacaville headquarters. The total capacity of the new system, which has 224 photovoltaic panels, is 45 kw. The installation, which should be completed shortly, is being performed by IBEW Local 180 members working for Napa Electric.
TIMES THAT TRY WORKERS’ SOULS By Tom Dalzell, Business Manager Thomas Paine, the Revolutionary War patriot, wrote a broadside in 1776 called The Crisis that began with these famous words: “These are the times that try men’s souls.” It is no exaggeration to say that today we live in times that try workers’ souls…. [Read More]
Unit 3717, Fort Bragg, has changed its meeting dates. Beginning in June, the unit will meet on Thursday of the first full week of the month. For the rest of 2010, meeting dates are: July 8, Aug. 5, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 9. Ed Dwyer, Business Representative
SPREADING THE NEWS: Interviews with union members at the IBEW Local 1245 Protest against NV Energy 3-25-10 in New York, NY Union members speak their mind about NV Energy DATE UPLOADED: 4/23/10 CREDIT: IBEW 1245 Media
Unit 4721, Fremont, Davey Tree Mission Division, has a new location. The unit will now meet in Newark, CA, at Round Table Pizza, 5544 Thornton Avenue. The meeting is held on the third Wednesday of the month. Start time is 4:00 pm until the 10-hour shifts kick in, when the start time will be 6:00 pm. Junior… [Read More]
United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada met with IBEW Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell in Washington D.C. on April 15. Senator Reid and Dalzell discussed workforce issues around renewable energy, the union’s contract negotiations with NV Energy, as well as efforts to create new jobs in Nevada through smart grid technology…. [Read More]