The IBEW 1245 members employed at Paradise Irrigation District have ratified a new bargaining agreement, with 87% voting in favor of the contract.
The one-year agreement includes a general wage increase of 2.5%, retroactive to July 1, 2018. Other improvements include additional spouse and dependent life insurance coverage options, and new cell phone reimbursement provisions. The health care plan will remain as is, with an option to opt out in 2019.
The bargaining committee was comprised of members Jeremy Gentry, Laura Capra, Rick Stier and Clint Stanley, along with IBEW 1245 Business Reps Charley Souders and Dominic McCurtain.
–Charley Souders, IBEW 1245 Business Rep