With California’s next fire season just a few months away, companies are scrambling to install rooftop solar panels and electricity-storing batteries at customers’ homes to help them keep their food cold and their phones charged during the power shutoffs to come. But with most economic activity shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, solar firms… [Read More]
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The Company is taking additional steps to ensure that emergency and critical work continues during this crisis at the Bishop Ranch Gas Control Center. The Company and Union have agreed to extend a temporary work schedule for all System Operators and temporary assignment of some System Operators to an alternate temporary headquarters (Vacaville) as detailed… [Read More]
A list of general COVID-19 resources grouped by agency and additional industry-specific COVID-19 resources grouped by industry. This is intended as a resource and is not comprehensive.
Members who own PG&E shares may have received a package and ballot concerning PG&E’s plan for reorganization in bankruptcy. We believe that the plan is well-balanced and good for our members. We encourage our members who are sent a ballot to vote ‘yes’ and return the ballot. If you have any questions, you may send… [Read More]
Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic began, IBEW 1245 member Kim Camatti learned that one of her neighbors — whose wife works as a nurse at a nearby hospital — had started sewing homemade masks because he was concerned that his wife might not have the proper PPE. Camatti decided that she wanted to help, so… [Read More]
Due to health and safety concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, all of IBEW 1245’s unit meetings for the month of May have been cancelled. UPDATE 4.24: The Service Awards/Pin Dinners scheduled through the spring and summer will be postponed to a later date TBD. The July Advisory Council meeting, originally planned to take… [Read More]
PG&E Corporation announced on Wednesday that its chief executive officer and president, William D. “Bill” Johnson, has decided to retire from the company. His retirement will become effective on June 30, which is expected to be after the company’s reorganization plan confirmed by the bankruptcy court.