Tom Dalzell, Business Manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, which represents over 12,000 workers at PG&E, released the following statement today in response to Pacific Gas and Electric’s reported exploration of a gas system sale: “Nobody knows exactly what kind of sale of the gas business is possible, let alone likely…. [Read More]
Facing staggering liability costs for its potential culpability in a series of deadly wildfires, the parent company of California’s largest utility is exploring whether to sell off a major part of the company, NPR has learned.
In 2018, IBEW 1245 worked diligently to incorporate a number of key worker protections in the language of SB 901 (Dodd), the Wildfire Conference Committee bill, which would be triggered in the event of a change of ownership or bankruptcy of a California IOU, including PG&E. In either event, for full-time rank and file employees… [Read More]
This Memorandum of Understanding is to summarize recent discussions between the parties relating to Letter Agreement No. 18-08 and the temporary modification of bidding restrictions of LA R1-17-40, 16-17 and R1-05-17.
Unit #1110, Fresno Clerical (PM), has changed its unit meeting location to Round Table Pizza, 5702 N First St #101, Fresno, CA 93710. The meeting dates and times will remain the same. –Gracie Nunez Clark, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
desplácese hacia abajo para español When PG&E launched its Accelerated Wildfire Risk Reduction plan in September of 2018, upwards of 1,500 line clearance tree workers from 29 different contractors flooded in to IBEW 1245’s jurisdiction to begin work on the massive project, which involves clearing all vegetation within 12 feet of the conductor on more… [Read More]
Some days at work are tough. But other times, the job is as smooth as can be. It was one of those glorious days for a three-man PG&E line crew in Atascadero when the Utility Reporter caught up with them in late October. The weather was clear, the conditions were favorable, and their transformer replacement… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 member Eric Zimmerman just started working as a PG&E Gas Service Rep in July of 2018, and with just a few short months on the job, he has already learned to expect the unexpected. Zimmerman had been applying for full-time jobs at PG&E for quite some time, and was absolutely thrilled when he… [Read More]