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Archives for July 2022
Learn About Prop 30: The Clean Cars and Clean Air Act
A coalition of labor, environmental groups, firefighters, public health advocates and businesses – including California State Association of Electrical Workers (IBEW), California Environmental Voters, the Coalition for Clean Air and CAL-FIRE Local 2881 – are sponsoring Proposition 30, the Clean Cars and Clean Air Act on the November ballot this year.
How to Overcome Safety Complacency in the Workplace (via EHSToday)
Successfully combatting complacency starts by understanding that the root cause of complacency is how the brain handles repetitive behavior. In other words, complacency is a by-product of habit.
Local 1245 Members Approve Five-Year Agreement at Paradise Irrigation District
The IBEW 1245 members at Paradise Irrigation District have approved a new five-year agreement, with a 5% general wage increase on July 1 of 2022, and 2.5% increases on July 1 of each subsequent through June 30, 2027. The union and and the district agreed to a reopener based upon the results of a comparable pay… [Read More]
Three-Year MOU Approved at City of Oakland
IBEW 1245 members at the City of Oakland have approved a tentative agreement on a three-year successor MOU with a 92% yes vote. General wage increases of 5% in the first year are effective July 2022. Year two general wage increases will be 5%, and year three general wage increases will be 4%. The agreement also… [Read More]
Jennifer Rhinebeck Wins Quarterly Photo Contest
Congrats to IBEW 1245 member Jennifer Rhinebeck, winner of the Local 1245 quarterly photo contest! Rhinebeck, who joined IBEW 1245 last year, works for PG&E in M&C as a T200 night electric transmission and distribution assistant out of Antioch. Due to a family obligation, Rhinebeck was unable to accept her award in person at the… [Read More]
“Rig It Down” — Local 1245 Line Clearance Tree Trimmers on the Job in North Fork / “Bajando ramas con las sogas” — Podadores de árboles para el despeje de líneas del Local 1245 realizando su trabajo en North Fork
haga clic aquí para español At a worksite located in the exact geographical center of California, nestled amongst the groves of North Fork, a hard-working IBEW 1245 vegetation management crew from ArborWorks, Inc. was dispatched to remove several hazardous trees on a hot day in mid-July. Dead or dying trees within ten feet of overhead… [Read More]
August Unit Meeting Venue Change for Fresno Clerical
Fresno Clerical Unit 1110 has changed its venue for the August meeting. It will now take place at: American Legion Post 147, 508 4th St, Clovis, CA 93612. The date and time will remain the same. –Eddie Moreno, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Suicide Prevention: 5 Things You Should Know (via OSHA)
Suicide is a leading cause of death among workingage adults in the United States. It deeply impacts workers, families, and communities. Fortunately, like other workplace fatalities, suicides can be prevented. Below are 5 things to know about preventing suicide.
“I’ve Seen Death, But It’s Crazy Bringing Life Back” — IBEW 1245 members at NCPA save the life of their co-worker
It was the beginning of the workweek at NCPA’s Lodi Energy Center, which began like any other typical Monday in May for the IBEW 1245 members who work at the plant. Combustion Turbine Specialist Scott “Scotty” Aistrup was outside doing some switching; Lead Relief Operator James “Jim” Meyer, a 1245 Shop Steward, was outside by… [Read More]