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.
Fourteen-year IBEW 1245 member Dion Bailey is no stranger to serving the public. He’s made civil service his career, and currently works as an airport duty manager at the Port of Oakland. For the past five years, he’s also sat on the planning commission for the town of Hercules. And on Nov. 6, 2018, he… [Read More]
At the November meeting of the IBEW 1245 Santa Rosa Retirees Club, retiree Greg Kestel presented Club President Art Fahrner with a plaque that hung on the wall of the PG&E Guerneville Service Center, a relic from his days as a part of the “Guerneville Gang” back in the mid-80s. Fahrner recently returned to his… [Read More]
We are thrilled to announce that IBEW Local 1245 has won an astounding 13 awards and three honorable mentions from the International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) in 2018. First Place: Writing – Best Electronic Content – Local/Regional/State Unions, Federations, Central/Area Labor Councils & Allied Organizations IBEW 1245 website First Place: Electronic Media – Best Use of Social… [Read More]
Crediting member-to-member outreach, Vacaville, Calif., Local 1245 reports that less than 1 percent of the 2,400 public employees it represents have stopped paying the agency fees that support bargaining unit work.
As the Camp Fire continues to burn across Butte County, we wanted to take a moment to provide our members with a brief update. State officials have declared this to be the deadliest and more destructive wildfire in California history, with many once-beautiful communities now reduced to rubble. Our deepest sympathies go out to everyone… [Read More]
Members of IBEW 1245’s Hold the Pull peer safety committee took an opportunity to speak to a group of Local 1245 members who were meeting at a Union Network Member Experience (UNME) conference on Oct, 24, 2018. The HTP committee took a break during their bi-monthly meeting and shared their thoughts on the reasons they joined… [Read More]
On Oct. 22, 2018, Local 1245 members from the City of Vallejo ratified a table agreement, with a 96% voting yes out of the 94 votes that were cast. The City Council subsequently adopted the agreement on Nov. 13. The two-year agreement, which was reached after seven months and 16 positive and productive bargaining sessions,… [Read More]