Jack McNally served as the Business Manager of IBEW Local 1245 for 21 action-packed years. To honor and commemorate McNally’s numerous contributions to the union, Local 1245 recently unveiled a new showcase at Weakley Hall, featuring a wealth of union memorabilia from McNally’s tenure, including photos, pins, plaques and awards. Local 1245’s Executive Board… [Read More]
Archives for January 2017
More than a dozen retired Business Reps and former PG&E executives came together to celebrate the memory of Frank “Dad” Saxsenmeier, a longtime Local 1245 staffer who passed away in 2016. They we joined by Frank’s widow, Sondra, and son, Gary. “Frank was one of a kind,” Business Manager Tom Dalzell said. “He really believed… [Read More]
Flanked by eighty-three newly minted Organizing Stewards, the IBEW 1245 Advisory Council and Executive Board, a delegation of Salvadoran Electrical Workers Union (STESEC) joined together with a room filled with Local 1245 members to cement a newly launched sister relationship between IBEW 1245 and STESEC. STESEC is the utility union in El Salvador that represents… [Read More]
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After nearly a year of bargaining, including 25 often-contentious sessions, the IBEW members at the City of Vallejo celebrated a momentous contract victory in late 2016 when they finally secured a new agreement that included their first general wage increase in more than eight years. At the January Advisory Council meeting, IBEW 1245 Business Manager… [Read More]
About six-in-ten adults today have a favorable view of labor unions (60%) and business corporations (56%), according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Views of both have grown more positive since March 2015, when roughly half of adults (48%) expressed a favorable view of each.
As usual, work slowed just a little as we closed out the previous year, with most of the membership and contractors taking a little time off after a busy 2016. The series of storms that swept through in January of 2017 changed that a bit, although we didn’t really see a big increase in man-hours,… [Read More]
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From its picturesque snow-covered vistas to its epic ski slopes, Lake Tahoe is the quintessential winter-time tourist destination. A big blizzard is generally a celebrated event in the Tahoe area, especially given the fact that the past few years have brought little snow to the mountains. But this winter, the extreme drought finally ended, and… [Read More]
The times, they are a-changing, and the way we communicate is changing as well. Email, cell phones and text messages are quickly replacing land lines and paper mail, and in order to ensure that the union is able to reach you in the quickest and most effective way possible, we need to have your current,… [Read More]