IBEW 1245 member endorsed for Reno City Council IBEW Local 1245 member Dennis Romeo could use support from IBEW Local 1245 members in his pursuit of a position on the Reno City Council. Dennis is a former Sierra Pacific Resources employee who transferred to Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) during the divestiture. He is a… [Read More]
Archives for May 2012
IBEW Local 1245 member Dennis Romeo could use support from IBEW Local 1245 members in his pursuit of a position on the Reno City Council. Dennis is a former Sierra Pacific Resources employee who transferred to Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) during the divestiture. He is a 17-year Local 1245 member and was the first… [Read More]
Members ratify pact with City of Fernley Members of Local 1245 have ratified the agreement reached with the City of Fernley. The vote, on May 8, was 20-0. Highlights include: 1-year term 7-1-2012 through 6-30-2013. Change language to allow Annual Leave to be counted as hours worked when computing overtime. Enhanced temporary assignment. Reduced 3… [Read More]
Members at South Feather Water and Power endorse new four-year MOU IBEW Local 1245 members at South Feather Water and Power voted overwhelmingly to approve new agreements with the agency on May 7. The vote came after a member meeting on May 7, when IBEW 1245 Assistant Business Manager Ray Thomas and South Feather Water… [Read More]
Tea Party vs. Occupy Sandoval Competitive Scholarship Jaycee Dean accepts a plaque after reading her prize-winning essay at the Advisory Council meeting on April 29. From left: Former Business Manager Jack McNally (who served as judge), Jaycee Dean, President Mike Davis, Cindy Dean, Bob Dean, and Business Manager Tom Dalzell. Jaycee Dean, daughter… [Read More]
By Jennifer Huffman Approximately 45 AT&T U-verse technicians at the Napa AT&T yard were asked to leave work Wednesday after they came in wearing union-themed stickers. According to AT&T technician Larry Dudley, managers told the workers if they wore the stickers, they would not be allowed to work. “We said, no, we are not going… [Read More]
IBEW Bowlers benefit Shriners’ Hospital for Children The union’s lime green shirts lit up the alley. Angie Rarey and Roland Rubio give a thumbs up. Eric Sunderland is a member of the organizing committee Raj Baines-Sohal with her kids Jennifer Gray and Steve Gallow serve on the organizing committee. Allan Yip is an IBEW member… [Read More]
Roseville City Council approves new MOU with IBEW The Roseville City Council on May 2 voted 5-0 to approve a new Memorandum of Understanding with IBEW Local 1245. The agreement was approved by IBEW members on April 18 by a vote of 100-16. The major provisions of this one-year MOU can be seen here.
Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell met with senior leadership from PG&E on May 3 to seek a way forward in the stalled contract negotiations. The parties have agreed to meet again on May 11. Further information will be posted as it becomes available.
Calif. Young Workers Initiative Trains Tomorrow’s IBEW Leaders April 30, 2012 Vacaville, Calif., Local 1245 member Jennifer Gray, left, works as a political organizer. The one-two punch of a crippling recession and widespread anti-worker legislation has left many working families in the U.S. and Canada battered and on the ropes. But many young IBEW members… [Read More]