Local 1245 members are on the ground in Florida, helping fight state legislation that threatens public sector union members. Local 1245 member Charley Souders offers this first-hand account of what’s going on. The IBEW Local 1245 team in Tampa consists of myself and Erika Barron. The team started off with a strategic overview meeting… [Read More]
Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to serve on the California Citizens Compensation Commission. The Commission sets wages and benefits for the legislature. In announcing the appointment, Gov. Brown’s office noted that Dalzell “has served as the business manager for IBEW Local 1245 since 2006, after serving as… [Read More]
Local 1245 members are traveling to Florida to help public employee unions there defeat anti-union legislation that would privatize thousands of union jobs and crush the labor movement in Florida. “Utilities sometimes help each other deal with storm damage through their ‘mutual aid’ agreements,” said Local 1245 Organizer Fred Ross Jr., who helped put together… [Read More]
LAWYERS LOCK UP COPS AS CLIENTS Local firm gaining stature in labor disputes The following story by Kathy Robertson appeared recently the Sacramento Business Journal. She profiles the law firm of Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller & Johnsen, who have represented Local 1245 members in Workers Comp and other matters for nearly 40 years. Corrections… [Read More]
The World’s Greatest Electrician. Well, somebody thought so, anyway, judging by this photo found on the Internet.
In this photo found on the Internet, we can see that the dragonfly made it to the top of a post. Could it be practicing for the really big trip waiting in the background?
Unit 3514, Plumas Sierra REC, will hold a special union meeting on April 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm. The location of the meeting is the Grange Hall in Vinton. Randy Osborn, Business Representative
In a race that wasn’t even expected to be close until Scott Walker and the Republican-controlled legislature rammed through anti-worker legislation last month, progressive challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg leads conservative incumbent David Prosser in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race. With 100% of precincts reporting, Kloppenburg leads by 204 votes out of nearly 1.5 million cast. This… [Read More]
More than 200 Local 1245 members swelled attendance at “We Are One” rallies at 14 locations across California and one in Nevada in a vivid demonstration that workers are fighting back against political attacks on their rights and their livelihoods. Local 1245 members–unmistakable in their fluorescent lime green t-shirts emblazoned with the IBEW 1245 logo–stood… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245 Business Representatives Randy Osborn and Pat Waite will be swapping assignments over the next couple of months. Waite presently represents multiple entities in California and Nevada. A portion of his California responsibilities will be transferred prior to beginning the NV Energy transition. This will happen in conjunction with changes being made with… [Read More]