On February 15, 2022, 15 newly appointed, first-time organizing stewards from Sacramento, Fresno, Nevada, and the East Bay met at the IBEW 1245 union hall in Vacaville for a half-day training and orientation. For several of them, this was their first opportunity to visit the union hall, and they appreciated the opportunity to connect with… [Read More]
Archives for February 2022
May 21: PG&E/IBEW West Coast Lineman’s Rodeo
Watch some of the world’s best Linemen and Apprentice Linemen show off their skills. Rodeo events include pole climbs, hurt-man rescues, and live-line tool expertise.
Notice of Local Union Election
The election process will begin in March of 2022 for Officers, Executive Board, Advisory Council and Examining Board, with balloting in June of 2022 for new three-year terms. Complete information on nominations, elections, duties, and qualifications of officers, the Executive Board, Advisory Council and Examining Board are found in the Local Union Bylaws and the… [Read More]
In Memoriam: Robert Anderson
We deeply regret to announce the passing of IBEW 1245 member Robert Anderson, who worked as a lead electrical technician with PG&E’s Protection, Test and Automation team. “Robert collapsed Tuesday morning while working at the FMC Substation in San Jose. He was rushed to O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, where he unfortunately passed away. At… [Read More]
Letter Agreement R1-22-05: Drone (UAV) Expansion
The Company and Union have been working collaboratively on opportunities to explore utilizing IBEW Local 1245 represented employees for the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles/systems, hereinafter referred to as “Drones”, in PG&E’s service territory. This Letter Agreement cancels and supersedes Letter Agreement 20-75.
Kim Camatti Joins IBEW 1245 Staff
Seventeen-year IBEW 1245 member Kim Camatti has joined the IBEW 1245 staff as a Business Rep. She will be working with public sector members in the North Bay and North Coast areas, taking over for longtime Senior Business Rep JV Macor, who will be retiring from the union this summer. Sister Camatti began her career… [Read More]
2022 San Francisco Pin Dinner / Service Awards
Photos from the IBEW 1245 San Francisco Pin Dinner in San Francisco, CA on Feb. 18, 2022
1245 Yerington Retirees Club Supports Mason Valley Fire Dept
Yerington IBEW 1245 Retirees’ Club President Tom “T” Bird presented a donation to Mason Valley Fire Department Fire Captain Amy Dodge, to purchase volunteer equipment. Pictured, from left: IBEW Local 1245 retiree and retired Firefighter Jim Hill, EMS Captain Patrick Watson, Yerington High School exchange student Filip Rajpert, EMS Fire Fighter Ron Durst, MVFD Captain… [Read More]
Study: Union Apprenticeship Rivals College Degree
A new study by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute found that a union apprenticeship may be a better ticket to the middle class than a traditional four-year degree.
Letter Agreement 22-08: Billing Operations Delayed Bill Project
The Company and Union recently met to discuss the increasing backlog of delayed bills resulting from unforeseen metering asset failures. The parties recognize the critical nature of the current backlog and the direct impact it has on our hometown customers. The Company anticipates the delayed bills to exceed 90,000 if extraordinary measures are not taken… [Read More]