This holiday season, the Yerington IBEW Local 1245 Retirees Club purchased 10 wreaths for “Wreaths Across America,” an annual ceremony that commemorates fallen soldiers by laying wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,100 additional locations in all 50 states. Yerington Retirees Club President Tom “T” Bird and his wife Sue also purchased an… [Read More]
Archives for December 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown has chosen two of his closest advisors on environmental and climate change issues to fill positions on the California Public Utilities Commission, the powerful state agency that regulates energy companies and the telecommunications industry.
The PG&E Benefits Team has intercepted intelligence leading us to believe that PG&E employees may be using their own money to pay for healthcare expenses when they don’t have to. Your mission, should you choose to accept it… is to save money on healthcare costs and avoid paying out of pocket. Review the videos below… [Read More]
The City of Roseville’s Electric Utility is hiring an Electric Apprentice Line Technician. $82,948 – $114,851 annually. Highly competitive salary and benefits. This job will close at 150 qualified applicants or on January 9, 2017 at 5:00pm, whichever occurs first. Visit: www.roseville.ca.us/jobs to learn more and apply. The City of Roseville, population 126,000, is located approximately 16 miles… [Read More]
After a few months of ad hoc negotiations regarding health insurance costs, IBEW Local 1245 members at the City of Lompoc ratified a two-year extension to the current MOU on December 19, 2016. The final vote tally was 110 “yes” and 25 “no.” The new MOU extension is slated to be approved when the Lompoc City Council goes… [Read More]
On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, IBEW 1245 members at the City of Vallejo overwhelmingly ratified a 30-month agreement by a vote of 145-2. The agreement will be in effect from January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 and contains a 2% General Wage Increase (GWI) effective the first payroll period of January 2017; 2% GWI effective… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 member John Wilson organized a food drive at NV Energy to help needy families in the Reno/Sparks area. With the help of NV Energy volunteers, Wilson collected enough donations from Local 1245, NV Energy and his fellow employees to provide Christmas turkeys and dinners for over 200 families! –Pat Waite, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
State regulators on Thursday approved the nation’s largest expansion of vehicle charging stations through a $130-million project that will be developed and run by Pacific Gas & Electric Co.