The Company and Union recently met to discuss California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (CAL/OSHA) License Requirements for Crane and Derrick Certification and the Utility Exemption which allows utilities the ability to self-certify equipment. This self-certification requires the need to have a highly trained and competent professional crane surveyor workforce, licensed by the state of… [Read More]
Archives for November 2022
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers issued the following statement: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers President Lonnie R. Stephenson is retiring, effective Jan. 4, bringing an end to a nearly five-decade active career in the union. “It’s been the honor of my life to serve the members of the greatest union in the world and… [Read More]
A message from Business Manager Bob Dean on the passing of Fred Ross, Jr.: It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of our union brother Fred Ross, Jr. He died at home surrounded by his family and friends after a valiant battle with cancer. A legend in labor organizing circles, Brother Ross… [Read More]
The City and Union came to a tentative agreement, took it to a vote and ratified on November 2nd. The agreement was approved by City Council on November 15th. The agreement included the following: Year 1 – A 14% wage increase for all classifications, except for the Mechanic I, Mechanic II, and Working Supervisor –… [Read More]
This Letter Agreement supersedes LA 22-19 whereby the parties agree to extend the below Pilot agreement until December 31, 2022.
A Message from PG&E: Effective January 1, 2023, Optum Financial is replacing HealthEquity | WageWorks as the health account and FSA administrator for Anthem members and waived coverage participants. Be sure you file all claims for reimbursement from HealthEquity | WageWorks by December 31, 2022. You’ll receive your new Optum Financial payment card by the… [Read More]
This letter agreement cancels and supersedes Letter Agreement 16-23 and clarifies who would be responsible for the direct supervision of ground to ground helicopter long line work methods.
The Company and IBEW Local 1245 recently discussed the parties’ shared commitment toward worker safety and security. Specifically, the discussion focused on a joint agreement of a pilot program utilizing the Blackline Worker Safety Technology in Gas Operations.