Tentative Agreement Between IBEW 1245 and PG&E

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Through the hard work of your bargaining committee and Business Manager Tom Dalzell, IBEW 1245 and PG&E have reached a tentative four year agreement that will provide for the highest wage increases amongst utility locals in the country while maintaining our many hard-fought protections.

PG&E CCFA Unit Votes 47-5 to Join IBEW 1245

VOC members Alfreda Smith and Braden Warrender proudly don IBEW 1245 hats after the NLRB vote tally

On Friday, August 7, PG&E Computer Client Field Analysts (CCFAs) overwhelming voted to join IBEW 1245. Turnout was a record high. Of the 53 eligible voters, 52 cast ballots in the NLRB sponsored election, with 47 voting yes (90%) and 5 voting no. There were no challenged or voided votes. The vote culminated a five-month… [Read More]

IBEW 1245 Crews Respond to Rocky Fire

The crew works together to replace poles in steep terrain after being destroyed by the "Rocky Fire"

Article by Rebecca Band Photos by John Storey A big, severe drought inevitably leads to a big, severe fire season. The Rocky Fire is the first, but probably not the last, massive fire to sweep through northern California this summer, which means it will be a busy season for the IBEW Local 1245 members at… [Read More]

IBEW 1245/PG&E Linemans Rodeo Represents a Chance to Reach the Holy Grail

Apprentice Cole Siemens

For over 100 lineman and apprentice lineman, The PG&E/IBEW 1245 lineman rodeo, which took place on August 1st, represented a chance to reach the Holy Grail. The goal is the International Lineman’s Rodeo in Kansas City. Only a select few can qualify. This was the fourth annual PG&E/IBEW rodeo, which came back in 2012 after… [Read More]