Our negotiating committee met with PG&E on October 6 and 7 as scheduled. On October 6, the Company made a proposal for a four-year agreement with a total wage increase of 12.5% over the four years, retroactive to January 1, 2016. The only other issue contained in the Company’s proposal was our tentative agreement on benefits,… [Read More]
Joining a union is a new experience for most workers. In today’s workforce, few people know the benefits of union membership, and even fewer have been union members. For the Communications Specialists who work at PG&E’s Bishop Ranch campus, however, the decision to join IBEW 1245 was informed by past experience in unionized workplaces and, more… [Read More]
Amber Kinetics, Inc. announces it has signed a landmark, multi-year Energy Storage Agreement (ESA) with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for 20 megawatts of storage using its game changing, four-hour duration Gen-2 Flywheel Systems©.
The IBEW Local 1245 and PG&E negotiating committees met on October 6 and 7 in Vacaville. The Company’s proposed settlement of contract issues deferred the issues of the gas and electric service crews to ad hoc negotiations, but conditioned resolution of those issues to ratification of a very straightforward contract proposal. The general negotiating committee… [Read More]
Two years ago, IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell invited PG&E CEO Tony Earley to meet with the IBEW 1245 military veterans’ group. Earley, himself a military veteran, leapt at the chance to meet with 1245 members. He listened to the group’s experiences and shared his own. He also discussed PG&E’s PowerPathway training program for… [Read More]