The Rodeo showcases the unique, exceptional skills that lineman utilize in the field every day — but in this case, they’re in simulated environment with hundreds of spectators cheering them on.
Archives for May 2022
IBEW 1245 Members Ratify Three-Year Extension at Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Co-Op
The IBEW 1245 members at Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Co-Op have approved a three-year extension to their current agreement. The extension includes a 4% general wage increase in each year, and all overtime to be paid at 2X for all classifications, including pre-arranged OT. The Bargaining Committee — consisting of Kristen Attama, Rob Azevedo, Darrel… [Read More]
Reno-Sparks Retirees Support Needy Seniors With 7th Annual Fan Drive
The IBEW 1245 Reno/ Sparks Retirees Club held its seventh annual fan drive for Washoe County seniors this spring, collecting a total of 135 fans to donate to those in need. Club President Ron Borst started the fan drive back in 2015 after hearing a radio ad about low income seniors in his area are… [Read More]
DTE Workers Vote to Join IBEW 1245
Employees of DTE Energy Services at the UC Berkeley Cogeneration Plant are now represented by IBEW 1245 – a victory for a group who have long sought stability and positive change at work. Their NLRB election took place on April 19 and was decided by a 7-2 vote. There were 10 eligible voters. UC Berkeley… [Read More]
Job Opportunity: Parks Lead Worker, Greater Vallejo Recreation District
Pay Range: $31.19 – $37.92 This position is responsible for completing skilled maintenance, purchasing parts, planning maintenance activities, scheduling repairs, and supervising maintenance staff. This is a lead and technical journey level class in the Parks series.
“Rekindling the Spark That Drives Us” — IBEW 1245 Organizing Steward Training Focuses on Why Politics Matters
On Saturday May 14, 2022, more than 65 IBEW 1245 Organizing Stewards met in Stockton, CA to learn about the union difference, hear from labor leaders about the huge political stakes for all working families in the upcoming midterm elections, and double down on our commitment to educate and mobilize the vote. The theme of… [Read More]
Job Opportunity: Customer Service Clerk, Bella Vista Water District
The District is seeking two full time Customer Service Representatives. If interested, please complete an application attached below. a Complete job description is also attached below. The starting hourly rate of pay is $23.64 and currently recognizes a 9/80 workweek (every other Friday off). The District is a member of CalPERS and has a generous benefits… [Read More]
Outside Line Agreement Ratified
The IBEW 1245/47 Outside Line agreement has been ratified by the members, with 86% voting YES, 13.75% voting NO and .25% contested/voided ballots.
Members Approve Four-Year MOU Extension at City of Fernley
The IBEW 1245 members at the City of Fernley have approved a four- year extension to the MOU. The extension includes a 2% increase effective the first day of the pay period including July 1 of each subsequent year; 3% GWI on the employee’s anniversary date; and another 2% GWI on the anniversary date for… [Read More]
Support IBEW 1245 Member Whose Infant Son Has a Serious Heart Condition
Seven-year IBEW 1245 member Chris Rodriguez’ infant son was recently diagnosed with a serious heart condition. Baby Santiago has been hospitalized for the last month in Madera, and may need a heart transplant in the near future. In order to receive more specialized care, Santi is being transferred to Stanford Hospital, which many hours away… [Read More]
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