Last year, IBEW 1245 members at PG&E overwhelmingly approved a two-year extension to the physical and clerical agreements. That extension did not include benefits, so this year, Local 1245’s Benefits Bargaining Committee will have the opportunity to negotiate over the PG&E benefits agreement.
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In a major development in the PG&E bankruptcy case, and a significant move to help protect our membership, IBEW 1245 has secured a spot on the unsecured creditors committee.
In the wake of recent wildfires, there’s lots of talk about hardening the electric grid as a protective measure to make the system more resilient and less susceptible to future fires. But what, exactly, does “grid hardening” look like?
Enthusiasm is contagious – and union activism is the kind of enthusiasm that spreads at a breakneck pace. For a prime example, look no further than the 2019 class of IBEW 1245 organizing stewards.
2018 was an action-packed year for IBEW 1245. In this new video, Business Manager Tom Dalzell details some of Local 1245’s toughest fights and biggest victories from the past year.
Tyler Traynor is among the 89 members of Local 1245 who lost their homes in the devastating fire. The young towerman captured this photo from the fire zone that ended up being selected as the winning entry in this quarter’s photo contest.
In the coming months, IBEW Local 1245 will have nominations and elections for all elected leadership positions within the union. The election process will begin in March of 2019 for Officers, Executive Board, Advisory Council and Examining Board, with balloting in June of 2019 for new
three-year terms. Click here for details.
With half a foot of snow on the ground, everything becomes a bit trickier, and time is of the essence.
Local 1245 members who work at the National Full-scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC), which is located at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, play key roles in the testing of newly designed airplanes, choppers and rockets -- but many of them are currently being denied access to their worksite due to the federal government shutdown.
California has seen more than its fair share of horrific wildfires, but none can compare to the Camp Fire, now the largest and most deadly fire in California history. The fire claimed at least 85 lives, demolished entire towns, sent tens of thousands of residents fleeing, and left many of them – including 86 members of IBEW 1245 – homeless right before the holidays.
If someone in your family is planning to pursue higher education in 2019, now is the time to apply for one of IBEW 1245’s five scholarships!
The times, they are a-changing, and the way we communicate is changing as well. We are urging each and every member to make sure that the union has all your current personal contact info – particularly your personal email address and cell phone number – correct in our files.