“Throughout the state, significant work is underway by thousands of IBEW members who are working around the clock to harden our electrical infrastructure to not only make the system more fire resistant but also ensure our members can continue to safely deliver increasing amounts of clean power,” said Tom Dalzell, Business Manager, IBEW Local 1245. “Adequate… [Read More]
Unit #1112, Bakersfield, has moved its meeting time from 6pm to 5pm. The meeting dates and location will remain the same. –Mark Rolow, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Electricity is something that most Americans take for granted. When we go home at night, we know that we’ll be able to turn on the lights, charge our cell phones, take a hot shower, grab some food from the fridge and heat it up in the microwave. But for the 300,000 individuals who live on… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 Assistant Business Manager Hunter Stern appeared on a ClimateOne panel entitled “How Climate Broke California’s Biggest Utility.” In the excerpt below, he discusses the future for PG&E workers. Listen to the full recording here.
IBEW 1245 members and PG&E Linemen Jordan Chene, Jacob “Floppy” Hunt and Dustin Curry took second place overall at the San Diego Gas & Electric Rodeo, and third place overall at the LADWP Lineman‘s Rodeo. Way to make us proud!
The IBEW 1245 delegation at the Alameda CLC’s Labor Convergence on Climate On April 13, the Alameda County Central Labor Council hosted “Labor Convergence on Climate.” a one-day summit focused on the impact that climate change is having on working families. The solutions-oriented event featured a number of notable speakers and presenters, including IBEW 1245… [Read More]
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of former IBEW 1245 Business Rep Frank Hutchins, who passed away on May 6 at the age of 76. In 1980, then-Business Manager Jack McNally brought Hutchins on staff upon the recommendation of longtime staffer Vern Loveall (who passed away in 2017). Hutchins served… [Read More]
I just wanted to take the time to thank all of the members of IBEW 1245 for contributing to the Camp Fire Fund. I lost my dream home in Paradise and everything that my husband and I had worked so hard for in 33 years together. I really appreciate my union brothers and sisters coming… [Read More]
Unit #3515, Rocklin, has rescheduled its May unit meeting to Friday, May 10. The time and location will remain the same. –Dave Sankey, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Event to honor the memory of IBEW 1245 member Tim Gillaspie, who was shot and killed at a dinner party in Santa Rosa while trying to protect his friends and family from the gunman. Proceeds will go to AMVETS and the Gillaspie family.