In the wake of last year’s devastating fires, storms, floods and landslides, IBEW Local 1245 has been working diligently to pressure state lawmakers to take action on climate-related disasters.
An NRG official confirmed that its subsidiary GenOn has informed the California ISO of its intention to shut down the plants for economic reasons. The NRG subsidiary filed for bankruptcy protection in June 2017.
The build quality of the early Model 3 we tested in late February was, in a word, appalling.
“I strongly believe that this special session must not only focus on protecting every resident of our state from the growing wildfire threats driven by a changing climate, but also should work to protect the middle-class jobs that utilities provide in every corner of our state, particularly in many economically challenged communities.”
IBEW Local 665 member Randall Margraves, the father of three victims who testified that they were sexually assaulted by former USA Gymnastics National Team doctor Larry Nassar, was tackled when he attempted to lunge at Nassar during court proceedings.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national average salary for linemen in 2016 was $68,010 ($32.70/hr). BUT in California, the average annual salary for linemen is nearly 30% higher — $94,730 ($45.55/hr), making our linemen the best-paid in the nation!
Crews prepared to head to Florida Wednesday afternoon to help restore power to those affected by Hurricane Irma as the category 5 hurricane makes its way to the U.S. mainland.
The federal department charged with protecting workers erased data on workplace deaths from the home page of its website Friday — and changed its policy to disclose fewer fatal accidents in the future.