Archives for September 2017
Member Perspective: What Has the Union Done for You Lately?
I am a third generation IBEW 1245 member. I am a Shop Steward. My father was a Shop Steward. My step-mother was a Business Rep. I’m in my 21st year as a union member. The Union has been a part of my life as long as I can remember. And for as long as I can… [Read More]
Local 1245 Members Stand in Solidarity with Striking Spectrum Workers in NYC
More than 1,700 workers at Spectrum (a division of Charter Cable) in New York City have been on strike since March, and are still fighting tooth and nail to secure a fair contract in the face of an increasingly hostile and dishonest employer. The workers, who are members of IBEW Local 3, report that the… [Read More]
Letter Agreement 17-22: Computer Field Analyst Classifications, Job Definitions, Wages Rates and Lines of Progression
PG&E Computer Field Analysts Unanimously Approve New Agreement
In August, IBEW 1245 concluded negotiations with PG&E for the Computer Field Analyst workgroup, which voted to join Local 1245 in 2015. The tentative agreement provided for enhanced job security, significant wage increases for most members, general wage increases going forward, and four classifications within the newly created Computer Field Analyst department. The agreement was… [Read More]
Local 1245 Keep the Clearance Committee Members Receive Tree Safety Professional Certificate /Miembros del Comité “Mantenga la Distancia” del Local 1245 Reciben el Certificado Profesional en Materia de Seguridad para el Cuidado de Árboles
Keep the Clearance peer safety committee members Rosario Garcia and Jose Pedro Paredes received the Tree Care Industry Certified Tree Safety Professional certificate after participating in a two-day class and passing the safety professional test. The Tree Safety Professional training focuses on developing leadership skills, hazard and incident control prevention and adult learning. The class, which… [Read More]
IBEW-Represented Job Opportunities at the City of Santa Clara
The City of Santa Clara currently has openings for several IBEW-represented classifications, including: Journey Lineworker Electrician Electrical Estimator Electric and Water System Operator Learn more and apply at https://agency.governmentjobs.com/cityofsantaclaraca/default.cfm.
IBEW Linemen Race to Restore Power in Irma’s Wake
What is being described as the largest power restoration workforce in U.S. history was being deployed across southern Florida Monday morning — tens of thousands of lineworkers and tree-trimmers in total, including many IBEW brothers and sisters.
Sept 26: TeleTownHall for All Clerical Members at PG&E
Automation and technology are impacting all sectors of our economy – and unfortunately, we are not immune. As change comes to PG&E, we want to keep you up to date on what we know and how we are working to get ahead of these challenges.
Third Time’s a Charm for PG&E’s Revenue Assurance Representatives
On Thursday, August 24, PG&E’s Revenue Assurance Representatives voted to join Local 1245 in a mail-in ballot election. The final result was 13 Yes to 4 No, with 17 out of 19 eligible voters participating. This was the third organizing effort in recent years for this classification, which investigates discrepancies in energy consumption (such as… [Read More]