As part of the continued partnership, the Company and Union will participate in a Pilot with a limited number of employees who will perform operations of UAV, drones (Attachment 1 – Pilot Employee Participation List). Use scenarios considered within the scope of this Pilot, include as an added tool in the performance of Transmission and… [Read More]
Archives for October 2020
Members Approve Two-Year Agreement at Hitachi Rail
The IBEW 1245 members at Hitachi Rail have ratified a new two-year agreement. Annual wage increases will be determined based on the CPI, with a minimum of 3.5%, and maximum of 5.5%. Employees will receive 3.5% increase retroactive to June 1, 2020. Negotiations between myself and Hitachi HR Manager Quincy Quintana took place over email… [Read More]
New Three-Year Agreement Approved at Jacobs Technology
The IBEW 1245 members at Jacobs Technology have approved a new three-year agreement, which includes general wage increases of 4.3% first year, 3,5% in the second year and 3.5% in the third year. This amounts to a 1.5% increase over the previous table agreement. The negotiations were conducted on Microsoft Teams, in collaboration with the… [Read More]
PG&E Processing Error on October Pension Payments
We have recently been alerted to the fact that PG&E made a processing error in its October pension payments, and retiree health and welfare premiums were not deducted from the payment. The company has informed us that it will be correcting the issue next month, and pensioners should expect to have two retiree health and… [Read More]
‘Stunning’ Executive Order Would Politicize Civil Service (via GovExec)
President Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order creating a new classification of “policy-making” federal employees that could strip swaths of the federal workforce of civil service protections just before the next president is sworn into office.
Letter Agreement 20-62: JDLOP Division Electric Maintenance
COVID-19 FAQs — Updated (via OSHA)
This page includes frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
2021 Scholarship Applications Now Available
IBEW 1245 offers five different scholarship options each year, and details regarding the processes and eligibility can be found below. Al Sandoval Memorial College Scholarship Eligibility: Applicants must be children of Local 1245 members who have graduated high school, or will graduate in the year that they apply for the scholarship. Application process: This scholarship is offered… [Read More]
More Movement for Tree Trimmers as PG&E Re-bids Routine Contracts / Más movimiento para los podadores de árboles a medida que PG&E vuelve a licitar contratos de rutina
Haga clic aquí para español There has been a lot of movement with the trees this year. Just when things were beginning to settle down somewhat, PG&E had all the contractors rebid all the routine contracts again. This has created uncertainty and nervousness amongst the membership as several contractors who had contracts in specific areas… [Read More]
Labor Authority Abandons Decades of Precedent, Eviscerates Union Bargaining Rights (via Government Executive)
The Federal Labor Relations Authority again overturned decades of precedent this week in a trio of decisions that collectively hamstring federal employee unions’ ability to negotiate with agencies.
- Next Page »