The key to success is eliminating natural gas as an electricity resource, stakeholders told Utility Dive.
Archives for May 2019
2019 Redding Service Awards
Photos from the IBEW 1245 Pin Dinner in Redding on May 10, 2019
New Agreement Ratified at Shelter Cove Resort Improvement District 1
The IBEW Local 1245 membership at the Shelter Cove Resort Improvement District 1 unanimously ratified a four-year successor agreement with the District, which was subsequently approved and adopted by the District in Mid-May. The agreement will be in effect from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2023, and includes annual wage increases based on CPI… [Read More]
Press Release: IBEW 1245 Strongly Supports PG&E Wildfire Victims Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rebecca Band, IBEW 1245 (510) 326 0897 RGB1@IBEW1245.com VACAVILLE, CA — As the union representing thousands of workers employed by PG&E and its contractors, IBEW 1245 strongly supports the establishment of a special fund to provide critical assistance for the individuals who have been impacted and displaced by the wildfires. IBEW… [Read More]
Notice from IBEW 1245 Election Committee Regarding Ballot Mailing Notification & Observer Process
This notice is to inform you that on Thursday and Friday, May 23rd and 24th, 2019 @ 9:00am, UniLect Election Services and Local 1245’s Election Judge will be overseeing the mailing of the Official Ballot Packets to Local 1245’s Members at Roadrunner Quick-Sort Mailing in San Ramon, CA. Any candidate running for office, or an IBEW member designated by the candidate as an observer, may be present at the preparation and mailing of the… [Read More]
Congressman LaMalfa Announces Wildfire Recovery Funding to Rebuild California (Press Release)
Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1.5 billion to states impacted by major disasters last year. California will receive $491,816,000 for wildfire recovery, including areas impacted by the Carr Fire and Camp Fire.
PG&E caused Camp Fire, Cal Fire says (via SF Chronicle)
The deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history, which killed 85 people and wiped out almost an entire town of 27,000, was caused by PG&E power equipment, state officials announced Wednesday.
IBEW 1245 Joins Broad New Coalition to Urge Meaningful Legislative Action to Address Increased Frequency and Severity of Wildfires in California
“Throughout the state, significant work is underway by thousands of IBEW members who are working around the clock to harden our electrical infrastructure to not only make the system more fire resistant but also ensure our members can continue to safely deliver increasing amounts of clean power,” said Tom Dalzell, Business Manager, IBEW Local 1245. “Adequate… [Read More]
San Francisco eyes purchase of PG&E grid assets (via UtilityDive)
A report released Monday from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) concludes public ownership of San Francisco’s electric grid “has the potential for significant long-term benefits relative to investment costs and risks.” The city has been trying to reduce its reliance on PG&E for more than two decades.
EWMC Hosts Bowling Night Fundraiser
The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Solano Chapter hosted a bowling fundraiser on Friday, March 22 at the Starz Recreational Center in Vacaville. Twenty-none union members and family participated in the event, which raised $288 for the EWMC. EWMC-Solano plans to do more events in the future to bring awareness to the organization and local…. [Read More]