14-year IBEW 1245 member Marty Marshall, who works as a gas serviceman for NV Energy, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
IBEW 1245 has agreed to a six-month contract extension for members working at Frontier Communications in Elko. The contract was set to expire on May 9, 2020, and has now been extended to Nov. 9, 2020. The letter agreement includes a 90-day cancellation by either side as well as options to meet and discuss bargaining… [Read More]
Over the past week and a half, the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers has yanked America from our fixation with COVID 19 – and rightfully so. What happened to George Floyd was not the result of a rogue cop or a deviation from the normal. It was the absolutely predictable consequence of… [Read More]
IBEW 1245’s new COVID-19 tee shirts can now by purchased online by clicking here. Inventory and sizes may be limited. Other popular union-branded tee shirts are also available for purchase here and here.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the IBEW 1245 Day at the Ballpark event that was scheduled for Jun 7 has been cancelled (the Oakland A’s have postponed all 2020 games indefinitely). The union is currently working with the stadium on refunds, and all members who have purchased tickets should expect to recieve their refunds… [Read More]
19-year IBEW 1245 member Rafael Burgos, who works as a stationary engineer at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s with great sorrow that we announce the passing of two IBEW members — IBEW Local 676 Journeyman Lineman Jimmy Wasdin, age 41, and IBEW Local 1245 Fourth Step Apprentice Lineman Travis Shull, age 29 — who lost their lives in a workplace accident near Fairfield, CA on June 2, 2020. Details are still emerging,… [Read More]
19-year IBEW 1245 member Kay Joy Hardiman, who works as an operating clerk for PG&E, describes her experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
5-year IBEW 1245 member Bernard Ware, who works as a journeyman lineman for Alvah Contractors, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement in reaction to the death of George Floyd: “The men and women of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers stand with the millions of Americans demanding a full investigation into the death of George Floyd, an African-American pinned down by a white Minneapolis police officer who kneeled… [Read More]