Local 1245 stewards employed by tree trimming contractors met at Weakley Hall in Vacaville on May 16 for updates on a variety of key issues facing employees in the workplace.
Among the issues reviewed at the Line Clearance and Vegetation Control Shop Stewards Training Conference were:
- Workers’ Compensation
- Family and Medical Leave Act
- California Paid Leave Act
- Weingarten Rights
- Heat Illness Prevention Act
- Grievance Handling and Shop Steward Etiquette
IBEW 1245 Money Purchase Pension Plan Administrator Derek Hobbs updated attendees on the current investment market.
Attending the conference were:
Juan Cervantes, David Chapman, Brian Clarke, Jose Duarte, Advisory Council Representative Pete Ely, Dale Evenson, Miguel Gonzalez, Timothy O’Connor, Virgil O’Neal, Steven Peeples, John Simms, Juan Cruz, Jim Lococo, Miguel Iniguez, and Roberto Hernandez, along with IBEW staff members Carl Lamers, Junior Ornelas and Ray Thomas.