It has been less than a week since states and major cities began instituting quarantines along with stay-home and shelter-in-place directives to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The full impacts on electricity usage are not yet known, but grid operators say demand is both shifting and falling. Data from overseas may give an indication of… [Read More]
COVID-19 and Coronavirus News and Updates
The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced updated special tax relief for all California taxpayers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to health and safety concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID 19 outbreak, all of IBEW 1245’s unit meetings for the month of April have been cancelled. The April 25 Advisory Council meeting has also been cancelled, and the Service Awards/Pin Dinners scheduled for the month of May have been postponed to a later date TBD…. [Read More]
The uncertainty surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been deeply unsettling to nearly every industry, and the IBEW and its partners at the National Electrical Contractors Association have signed an emergency agreement to help construction workers and contractors navigate these turbulent times.