Four-year IBEW 1245 member Candace Koff, who works as a Police Records Technician at the City of Lompoc, describes her experience as an essential worker on the job during COVID 19.
COVID-19 and Coronavirus News and Updates
For more than three months, we have been working with our members and signatory employers on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis. After several encouraging weeks, we are seeing record numbers of new infections in California and Nevada. It is not a disease to be taken lightly. Transmission of the mutated virus is frighteningly easy, and there is… [Read More]
After months of weathering management’s aggressive anti-union campaign, a group of Enel Green Power workers in Nevada and Utah won their election to become represented by Local 1245. The company’s union-busting efforts created a tense atmosphere of division and fear, but when the ballots were counted on June 23, the victory went to IBEW by… [Read More]
The Company and Union have agreed to extend a temporary work schedule for all System Operators and temporary assignment of some System Operators to an alternate temporary headquarters (Vacaville) as detailed below…
37-year IBEW 1245 member Lewis Pence, who works as a maintenance crew leader (hydro) at PG&E in Tiger Creek, describes his experience on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Five-year IBEW 1245 member Richard Porter, who works as a welder at Sunoptics, describes his experience on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Company and Union have agreed to a temporary work schedule for all System Operators and temporary assignment of some System Operators to an alternate temporary headquarters (Rocklin Grid Control Center) as detailed below:
Outside line dispatch operating hours: 7am – 9am and 1pm – 4:30pm Application requests received after 4:30 pm will be sent out the next business day IBEW 1245 outside line dispatch has instituted new procedures during COVID 19. Please be prepared to complete the following steps if you wish to sign the books at IBEW… [Read More]
Elon Musk told Tesla workers in a March email that they could stay home if working amid the coronavirus pandemic made them uncomfortable. Now, two workers say they were fired after doing just that. Musk’s standoff with local officials and defiant return to production eventually resulted in multiple cases of COVID-19 within Tesla’s ranks.
A list of general COVID-19 resources grouped by agency, a section with resources on reopening workplaces, and additional industry-specific COVID-19 resources grouped by industry. It includes a table of contents. As with previous versions, it is intended as a resource and is not comprehensive.