On Wednesday, the A.C. Transit Board of Directors became the first East Bay government body to approve a resolution supporting labor in advance of the high court’s ruling.
Archives for May 2018
Twelve-year IBEW member Ricardo V Perez, who works as a tool repairer for SMUD, is reeling from an unexpected and devastating tragedy. His 18-year-old daughter, Jennifer, suffered head trauma after falling from her bicycle.She was taken to the hospital where she was expected to get better, but she quickly slipped into a coma and was… [Read More]
Not all subforemen are men. At PG&E’s Green Valley Substation, 11-year IBEW member Nickey Dillard works as a subforeman A, where she oversees the large-scale upgrade and modernization of the Watsonville plant. “Right now we’re doing our first phase of our breaker-and-a-half. We have three bays that we’re building, Bays 4, 5 and 6. This… [Read More]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 Contact: Rebecca Band, 510 326 0897 VACAVILLE, CA — Today, CalFire issued a press release regarding its completed investigations of four wildfires that occurred in October of 2017. Three of these fires have been referred to the respective county’s District Attorney’s offices for further review. At this point, the… [Read More]
For the third year in a row, the IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club held its annual Spring fan collection drive to benefit Washoe County Senior Services. “This year, we matched our goal of 60 fans for seniors who can not afford air conditioning during the hot summer days in Washoe County,” said Reno/Sparks Retirees Club… [Read More]
The rapid changes to the utility industry have unleashed new forces that threaten our members’ jobs like never before. As a result, IBEW 1245 is focused on finding political leaders who support out priorities, and are committed to protecting our work, jobs and wages. We understand that there are many other issues that matter to Local… [Read More]
If I am no longer under the bidding lock for the remainder of 2018, will I be under the lock again on 2019? No, the bidding restrictions will not be placed on those employees again after 1/1/2019. I top out after January 1, 2019, will I be under a bidding lock? That will depend on… [Read More]
The retirees and seniors of Nevada owe big thank yous to Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Congresswomen Dina Titus and Jacky Rosen for standing up for us in in Washington. Nevada retirees will not forget in November.
IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell, Senior Assistant Business Manager Bob Dean and Business Rep Hunter Stern, along with representatives from IBEW 47 and IBEW 465, met with California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon in Sacramento to discuss wildfire issues and the related legislation that is currently moving through the State Legislature. “Speaker Rendon was… [Read More]