We are deeply saddened to report that three-year IBEW 1245 member and line clearance tree trimmer Miguel Flores sustained fatal injuries while driving from Eureka to Fresno on Dec. 30.
Archives for December 2021
IBEW 1245 On the Scene As Winter Storms Slam California and Nevada
While most families hunkered down amidst the winter storms that have walloped much of IBEW 1245’s jurisdiction over the holiday season, thousands of IBEW 1245 members have been working tirelessly alongside other first responders on the massive storm response operation.
Celebrating the Grand Opening of the New Cal-Nev JATC Training Center in Woodland
On a crystal clear, chilly winter day in December, hundreds of labor, management and government leaders, as well as IBEW members and California-Nevada JATC trustees, came together to celebrate the grand opening of the Cal-Nev Joint Apprentice Training Center (JATC)’s state-of-the art facility in Woodland, California. Attendees gathered in the JATC’s brand-new equipment building known… [Read More]
Vegetation Management Inspector Agreements
The agreements below are in their generic form, meaning the only thing different on the agreement your employer signed is the effective dates and the name of your employer on the agreement. Vegetation Management Inspector Agreement 1 2021-2025 Vegetation Management Inspector Agreement 2 2021-2025 It is important to point out that there are 2 different… [Read More]
COVID-19 News and Updates
In recent weeks, there have been some significant changes regarding COVID-specific workplace rules on both the federal and state levels.
California to shorten COVID quarantine, isolation times following new CDC guidance (via SF Chronicle)
The new guidance shortens the isolation time from 10 days to five days for people infected with COVID-19 who are asymptomatic or who are no longer symptomatic.
Retiree Perspective: Enrich Your Retirement With a Hobby
The measure of our life can be summed up by the richness of our retirement years. In our youth, many of us struggled for self-sufficiency. Our goal back then was to find a job, buy a home, raise our children and improve our job skills. Most of us did not have the time nor the… [Read More]
Letter Agreement 21-60: Stockton Material Temp HQ Relocation Agreement
The Company and Union recently met to discuss the need to temporarily relocate Materials employees within the Warehouse Distribution department, as identified on Attachment 1 of this agreement, who are headquartered at 4101 South Airport Way, Stockton. This facility is scheduled for renovations which are expected to begin in January 2022 and anticipated to be… [Read More]
Dec. 27, 2021: COVID-19 Mandate and Testing Update from Business Manager Bob Dean
Over the past two weeks, there have been some significant changes regarding COVID-specific workplace rules on both the federal and state levels. Click here for a brief summary, courtesy of IBEW 1245’s legal and bargaining teams.
Letter Agreement 21-61: 2021 Holiday Standby Staffing
The temporary Holiday stand-by provisions will: Provide enhanced prearranged overtime coverage to support crew availability to perform work on the electric distribution system if emergencies arise: o After regularly scheduled work hours on Friday, December 24, 2021 and Friday, December 31, 2021 o On Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, 2021 and Sunday, December 26,… [Read More]