Electric vehicles are quickly gaining popularity in California, with hundreds of thousands of these high-tech, environmentally friendly cars already on the road, and millions more expected in the coming years. In fact, Governor Brown has set a lofty objective of five million EVs in California by 2030. Given the fact that transportation contributes to over… [Read More]
Archives for August 2018
When a group of anti-union lawmakers decided to impose so-called “Right to Work” in Missouri in order to weaken unions in both the public and private sectors, the working people of the “Show Me State” decided to fight back. They quickly collected more than 300,000 signatures to place Right to Work on the ballot as… [Read More]
In early August, IBEW 1245 conducted its annual public-and-private-sector shop steward training series. Approximately 60 stewards from Nevada employers came together for a training in Reno on August 8, and the following day, the union held another shop steward training at the IBEW 1245 hall in Vacaville for over 100 stewards who work at public… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Executive Board has referred a series of proposed bylaws amendments to all Local 1245 units. These amendments affect the process of nominating officers for election, and would also return to a workgroup-oriented method of aligning the officers with the membership they represent. The proposed amendments can be viewed here (changes are highlighted… [Read More]
September 10 to October 26, 2018 PG&E’s annual employee and retiree charitable giving drive, Campaign for the Community, kicks off on Monday, September 10 and runs through Friday, October 26. Whether it’s your child’s school or an environmental organization, your donation can go a long way to helping the communities where we live and work…. [Read More]
Photos from the IBEW 1245 Pin Dinner in Reno on July 27, 2018
As California’s brutal wildfires devour forests, destroy homes and leave thousands of people without power in suffocating heat, the welcome sight of IBEW linemen is never far behind.