We deeply regret to announce the passing of former IBEW 1245 Business Rep Bill Brill, who passed away at the age of 70. “Bill was one of the most dedicated union activists we’ve ever had at 1245,” said IBEW 1245 Business Manager Bob Dean. “Everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him could see that… [Read More]
It is with an extremely heavy heart that we announce the sudden passing of IBEW 1245 Advisory Council member Cole Dorsey. Brother Dorsey had recently returned from the IBEW International Convention, where he served as a 1245 delegate, and passed away a few days later. As of this writing, the cause of death is unknown…. [Read More]
An IBEW 1245 crew from SMUD went out to Navajo Nation to turn the lights on for families who have lived far too long without power.
It is with a very heavy heart that we announce the passing of James Cory Dunne, a nine-year member of IBEW 1245 and PG&E Working Foreman B, GC Gas T&D out of Petaluma. Brother Dunne was involved in a serious workplace accident in late April that left him in a coma, and he tragically passed… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 member Pam Pendleton was featured in a new “My IBEW Story” video series from IBEW International. The video premiered at the 2022 IBEW International Convention in Chicago.
In April, the IBEW 1245 Executive Board approved a motion to establish a new Petaluma Unit #3709. The unit will begin meeting in June on the second Tuesday of the month at 4pm. Meetings will take place at Beyond The Glory, 1371 N McDowell Blvd #130 Petaluma, CA. –Garrett Markwood, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
IBEW 1245 remains focused on identifying and backing candidates who understand and support our positions on labor and energy policies. We are a single-issue organization, and the well-being of our members at work is our single issue.
Ballots will be mailed to members on May 24, 2022, and will be counted on June 29-30, 2022.
At the IBEW’s annual 9th District Progress Meeting, Local 1245 was once again recognized for its exceptional membership growth and commitment to organizing. 1245 received the coveted Henry Miller Award for excellence in organizing in 2021, marking the eighth consecutive year that the local has taken home this award. Additionally, 1245 was recognized for growing… [Read More]
DCPP is California’s largest source of clean and safe baseload energy, and our long-standing position is that operating Diablo Canyon into the future is the right thing to do for our communities and our economy.