IBEW 1245 has reached an equity agreement with Liberty Utilities that will cover all Journey Lineman positions, Journeyman Substation positions and the Equipment Operator. These classifications will receive equity adjustments of 12% on current wages. Additionally, all overtime for the abovementioned positions will be paid at double-time. Journeyman in both Lines and Substation can opt… [Read More]
Archives for January 2022
Three IBEW 1245 members working for PG&E are featured in this news story about restoring powering in the snowy Sierra foothills.
In December of 2021, Francisco (Cisco) Ferreyra joined the IBEW 1245 staff as a business representative, supporting 1245 vegetation management members (including line clearance tree trimmers, VM inspectors, and pole test and treat) in the central east area. Brother Ferreya has worked in vegetation management for 17 years. He started out as a Groundman with… [Read More]
When were you first introduced to the concept of unionism? My great-grandmother was a union member, and so were all of my grand-parents. What I recall the most are the conversations that the women in my family would have about work. My grandmother and my great-grandmother were treated pretty poorly on the job, but they… [Read More]