The union and LMUD began bargaining on January 9, reaching a tentative agreement on January 12, which was then ratified by the members on January 19. The agreement was approved by the LMUD Board on January 24. There were no concessions, and improvements include the following: GWI of 5% effective 03/01/23. (Members received a 5.6%… [Read More]
The following unit meetings are cancelled for February due to preparation for upcoming negotiations at Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) in Reno: Unit #3315 Mt. Wheeler Power, Ely 02/07/23 Unit #3319 Wells R.E.C. 02/08/23 Unit #3318 Frontier Communications, Elko 02/09/23 –Mike Venturino, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Members of the IBEW 1245 Reno/Sparks Retirees Club rallied in front of the Reno VA Medical Center to address severe staffing shortages within the VA system. Retirees and Organizing Stewards Rita Weisshaar and John Wilson, together with their spouses, demonstrated their solidarity with members of AFGE and other labor organizations to bring awareness to a… [Read More]
The Company proposes to amend the provisions of Section 111.15 of the Physical Agreement and Section 8.15 of the Clerical Agreement. This amendment will allow employees to voluntarily sell vacation and have the proceeds sent to support the family of Edgar Castillo who was fatally injured during the January 2023 Atmospheric River event.
The IBEW Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) held its 33rd annual leadership conference in Denver during MLK Jr weekend
CalNev JATC Apprentice and one-year member Cole Pickett was recently involved in a non-work related accident which has left him hospitalized with a potentially life altering spinal cord injury. His family could use our support as they embark on this difficult journey. Please donate what you can using the link below.
Two-year IBEW 1245 member Nicola Quirke is the winner of IBEW 1245’s quarterly photo contest! Sister Quirke, who works as a traffic control utility worker for PG&E, is unable to attend the 1245 Advisory Council meeting in January, so her $500 prize check was issued to her by mail. All IBEW 1245 members in good… [Read More]
Delegates proudly represented IBEW 1245 at the 25th annual conference held in Washington D.C.
President Joe Biden arrived in storm-torn California on Thursday to assess the catastrophic damage caused by relentless winter weather that has pounded the state over the past three weeks.
The IBEW 1245 bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with AC Transit District on a three-year successor MOU. The tentative agreement was ratified by the membership with a 79% approval vote. The agreement provides for 3.4% general wage increases in year one, 3.4% in year two, and 3.2% in year three. Also included in the… [Read More]