Archives for February 2016
Letter Agreement 16-07 (Electric Service Crew) A total of 907 ballots were mailed, and 494 ballots were returned. YES: 149 (30.2%) NO: 344 (69.6%) BLANK: 1 (0.2%) Letter Agreement 16-08 (Gas First Responder Crew) A total of 808 ballots were mailed, and 325 were returned. YES: 114 (35.1%) NO: 211 (64.9%) BLANK: 0 “In light of the… [Read More]
When the City of Vallejo declared bankruptcy in 2008, the city’s municipal workers and their union, IBEW Local 2376, were among the hardest hit. They struggled for nearly a decade to regain footing without much traction. “We’ve had a lot of challenges under the bankruptcy,” said Local 2376 Business Manager Eleanor Brown. “Our members haven’t… [Read More]
The deadline to apply for an IBEW 1245 academic scholarship is coming up on March 7, 2016. Several new scholarship options have been added this year, and all members in good standing and their families and welcome and encouraged to apply. To learn more and apply, visit //ibew1245.com/scholarships/.
Unit #1111, Fresno Physical, presented a $500 donation from the Community Fund to the Boys and Girls Club of Del Rey last fall. This photo depicts some of the younger children who have benefitted from the donation.
IBEW Local 1245 member Steve Marcotte was awarded the “Editor’s Choice Award” for his submission to the IBEW’s annual photo contest. The image, taken at the Sacramento Veterans Day Parade, depicts Local 1245 members and veterans Pam Pendleton and Walter Carmier, as they share a smile along the parade route. “Local 1245 showed up to… [Read More]
PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant has been under assault for years from a variety of state and federal agencies, as well as a handful of committed opponents. Last year, IBEW 1245 succeeded in fending off a legal effort seeking to close the plant, but the threats to Diablo Canyon’s continued operation have continued to mount, and IBEW Local 1245… [Read More]
Shop stewards play a pivotal role when it comes to defending the rights of union members at work. IBEW 1245 prides itself on ensuring that our shop stewards receive the training and resources they need to be the best stewards they can be, and the union holds periodic conferences and trainings to help the stewards… [Read More]
Unit #3011, Sacramento Regional Transit, has changed its unit meeting date. Effective March 2016, the unit meeting will now be held on the third Thursday of the month, instead of the third Wednesday. The start time will remain at 4:30pm, and the location is unchanged (Espanol Restaurant, 5723 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento). –Sheila Lawton, IBEW 1245 Business Rep