In the coming months, IBEW Local 1245 will have nominations and elections for all elected leadership positions within the union. The election process will begin in March of 2019 for Officers, Executive Board, Advisory Council and Examining Board, with balloting in June of 2019 for new three-year terms.
For more than a century, the Paradise Irrigation District has been providing water and related services to residents and business in the quaint, mountain town of Paradise, CA – a place that was relatively unknown to most Americans before the Camp Fire leveled the town in early November. In a matter of hours, the town… [Read More]
At the intersection of La Rue and South Virginia on the south side of Reno’s midtown district, NV Energy Gas Ops Working Foreman Mark Hicks and his crew were busying offsetting a gas main. “Our gas main is in the way of a storm drain that they’re running through, so we’re going to lower the… [Read More]
“For the good of our state, we must focus on how we can safely adapt our systems to what Jerry Brown described as “the new abnormal.” If we don’t, every Californian will be paying the price for policies that don’t match our priorities,” IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell writes in CalMatters.
Unit #1511, San Jose, has changed its meeting location to Sherwood Inn, 2988 Almaden Expressway, San Jose, CA. The meeting dates and time will remain the same. –Casey Salkauskas, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Before any newly designed airplane, chopper or rocket can take flight, it must first go through extensive testing in a simulated environment — and the only place in the U.S. where a full-size plane can go through that sort of test is at the U.S. Air Force’s National Full-scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC), an Arnold Engineering… [Read More]
On January 14, PG&E gave notice as required by the wildfire bill from last summer that it intends to file for bankruptcy protection in 15 days. What is the notice? As part of the wildfire legislation that passed in California last summer (SB 901), we included language protecting workers. One of those protections is the… [Read More]
An important message from IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell: Many of our members are asking about Saturday’s report by Bloomberg News that PG&E might post a notice on Monday telling employees that it intends to file for bankruptcy protection. Local 1245 does not make decisions or even comment on speculation. If PG&E files a… [Read More]
During his long career at Pacific Gas & Electric and with IBEW Local 1245, Mike Davis didn’t have to raise his voice to make himself heard. His knowledge of electric operations earned him high regard as a system operator in San Jose, while his deep commitment to labor’s cause won the respect of his union… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 members at the City of Berkeley recently voted to approve a tentative agreement on terms for a new MOU, effective October of 2018 through June of 2020. Upon City Council approval, members will receive a 3% cost-of-living adjustment and a lump sum of $2,000. Effective October 21, 2019, there will be an additional… [Read More]