The PG&E Ballot Committee today announced that IBEW 1245 Gas Service members at PG&E have voted to ratify Letter Agreement R1-14-17. A total of 458 ballots were returned. The final vote tally was
YES — 252
NO — 206
Letter Agreement R1-14-17 expands the GSR line of progression to include the new beginning level position of Utility GSR, as well as the advanced classification of Lead GSR. The existing workforce will benefit from the opportunity to fill 67 new positions at a higher rate of pay: 50 Lead GSRs and 17 additional Service Mechanics. Lead GSRs will be paid $48.55/hour, for a base yearly wage of $100,984, a 7.2% increase over the existing GSR wage.