IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell issued the following statement in response to San Francisco’s offer to buy the electric grid in the City from PG&E: “IBEW 1245 opposes the proposed takeover of PG&E electric system by the City and County of San Francisco because it hurts both the residents of San Francisco, as well… [Read More]
Good leaders become great leaders by learning from other great leaders. On August 17, 2019, more than 100 up-and-coming IBEW 1245 member-leaders volunteered to spend their Saturday learning from other outstanding leaders at a unique union-sponsored workshop. The day-long training, which was held at the IBEW 1245 union hall, featured two notable special guest speakers… [Read More]
In any situation, the winning ingredient is not necessarily right or wrong. The party that wields the greatest power usually prevails. Many of us 1245 retirees, either due to a lack of interest or because we just don’t understand our importance, do not get involved. If retirees understood the power they possess to influence change,… [Read More]
Should city government focus on fighting homelessness, reducing traffic gridlock and building more affordable housing – or should politicians spend $6 billion buying PG&E and running our local utility?
This summer, IBEW 1245’s Sacramento-area organizing stewards partnered with the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) Solano Chapter for a pool party fundraiser to benefit both EWMC and the Mustard Seed School, which is a donation-based educational program for homeless youth in Sacramento. The event, hosted by Staff Organizer and EWMC Solano Chapter Vice President Rene… [Read More]
Unit #4911, Outside Construction, has changed its September unit meeting date to the 10th. The meeting time and location will remain the same. –Ralph Kenyon, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Unit #1311, Hinkley, has moved its October unit meeting to the 16th at 2:45pm. Unit #1313, Topock, has moved its October unit meeting to the 17th at 2:45pm. –Mark Rolow, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Unit #1112, Bakersfield, has moved its September meeting to the 18th at 5pm. The location will remain the same. –Mark Rolow, IBEW 1245 Business Rep