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On Thursday, October 19, PG&E’s aerial patrollers voted to join IBEW 1245 in a secret ballot election. All members of the unit participated, and the vote was a unanimous Yes.
This Proposed decision will be voted on by the CPUC on Dec. 14 at their normal business meeting. On Nov. 28, the CPUC will hear oral arguments on this issue, which we — as well as many others — will be involved in.
IBEW 1245 offers five different scholarship options each year. Applications are now being accepted for 2018, and must be postmarked by Monday, March 5, 2018 to be considered.
The IBEW Local 1245 members who work at Sacramento Regional Transit (SRT) ensure over 1.5 million residents can safely travel to and from work, home, and school throughout Sacramento County each year.
Many IBEW 1245 members are accustomed to working in areas hit by fires, but few were prepared for what they encountered in the North Bay.
While hundreds of thousands of Floridians raced to evacuate their homes in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, more than 100 members of IBEW Local 1245, including PG&E line crews, operators and field support staff, headed directly into the path of the storm.
The IBEW Local 1245 members who work at NV Energy’s Fort Churchill Generating Station in Yerington, NV know what it means to work safe – and now they hold the national record to prove it. In August, the team at Fort Churchill surpassed two million work-hours without a single lost-time accident, which is the longest safety record of any fossil-fueled generating station in the United States.
When it comes to ideas for continuous improvement, there’s no better resource than the workers themselves. Their collective experience and know-how makes them the single best resource for innovative recommendations. Union members at PG&E are positively brimming with easy-to-implement, no-nonsense suggestions to improve the company. But up until now, they’ve been unsure as to how to put their ideas out there, which is what prompted IBEW Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell to host a unique seminar focused specifically on worker-driven process improvements.
PG&E has launched a large-scale proactive endeavor to re-coat all of its lead-based painted towers with a new, environmentally friendly acrylic-based paint.
The times, they are a-changing, and the way we communicate is changing as well. We are urging each and every member to log on to our secure web portal right away 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.