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.
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]
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]
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]
As part of the ongoing effort to expand and improve lines of progression in both Gas and Electric while also ensuring safety and reliability, IBEW local 1245 and PG&E have signed four historic new Letter of Agreements which establish several new classifications in Gas T&D, GC Gas and Electric Distribution M&C. Electric Service Crews Background:… [Read More]