23-year IBEW 1245 member Garrett Smith, who works as an Electric Troubleman for NV Energy, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Archives for June 2020
Californians must immediately begin wearing masks outside the home when they cannot safely distance from other people to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, state health officials ordered Thursday, a day after reporting the largest number of new cases in a single day. The order issued by the California Department of Public Health outlines nearly… [Read More]
27-year IBEW 1245 member Dale Brewer, who works as an Electronic Technician for AC Transit, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The decision sets PG&E on track to resolve billions of dollars in liabilities from wildfires it caused in Northern California and emerge from bankruptcy. But the guilty pleas, which were part of a settlement with the Butte County district attorney’s office, could have a slew of implications for the company and state, including affecting its… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Winnemucca Retirees Club presented a $250 community fund donation to the Battle Mountain High School Sober Grad Night. “The Sober Grad Night program provides our high school graduating class with an alcohol-free, ‘job well done’ party,” Hinton said. “The seniors are provided games and refreshments, and there is a raffle with prizes… [Read More]
17-year IBEW 1245 member James Barry, who works as a Gas Crew Foreman ARC for PG&E, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
California utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company pleaded guilty Tuesday to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of unlawfully starting the Camp Fire, the deadliest blaze in the state’s history.