Part 5: The Longshore Strike To view previous installments of the history video series, click here.
The third installment of our “Fist Full of Lightning” history video series is here! Watch and learn all about the monumental 1913 strike at PG&E. If you missed the first two installments, you can find them at www.ibew1245.com/historyvideos.
In 2016, IBEW Local 1245 released a comprehensive history book, entitled “Fist Full of Lightning.” As a companion to that book, the Local is also producing a series of short videos that highlight the unique and storied history of the local union from its earliest days. The first installment of the “Fist Full of Lightning”… [Read More]
Question 3 is a handout to billionaires at our expense. If Question 3 passes, utility rates would go sky high, and we’ll lose important consumer protections for low income and rural Nevadans. Vote NO on Question 3!
Diablo Canyon Power Plant is the largest generator of greenhouse-gas-free power in CA, and one of the biggest economic drivers in San Luis Obispo county. It plays a vital role in our state’s clean-energy future and provides thousands of quality jobs. But right now, the plant is under attack, and IBEW 1245 is taking action… [Read More]
In fall of 2015, a group of IBEW 1245 members joined the Suriname American Brotherhood Initiative mission to help train linemen in Suriname. This “highlight” reel was produced by the Suriname utility company, EBS, and is shared here with permission.