16-year IBEW 1245 member Ken Ward, who works as a lineman for PG&E in San Francisco, describes his experience as an essential worker during COVID 19.
On July 8, IBEW 1245 member Dave Worstein was in Corcoran, California at work on a high speed rail project underway there, when his day became anything but ordinary. Worstein has 40 years in the trade at PG&E, and he’s currently contracting for Canus. His job involves inspecting underground vaults and conduits so that overhead… [Read More]
As part of our ongoing effort to keep members and staffers safe and healthy during the COVID 19 outbreak, access to our union hall and dispatch office are limited to the hours of 7am-9am, and 1pm-5pm. Temperature checks will be administered to all visitors and staff before being admitted into the union hall. Face coverings… [Read More]
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all IBEW 1245 unit meetings are cancelled for the month of August. If you have questions or concerns that you would ordinarily raise at your unit meeting, please feel free to contact your Business Rep.
For over a year, the IBEW 1245 organizing team has been hosting monthly meetings for PG&E retirees from northern California. Led by Staff Organizer Fred Ross, the group has grown to upwards of 30 retirees, who have enjoyed gathering at the Hall, sharing their personal updates and learning about the latest new from the union,… [Read More]
Two-year IBEW 1245 member Teresa Olson, who works as a communications supervisor at the City of Vallejo Police Dept, describes her experience on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
13-Year IBEW 1245 member Chris Risley, who works as a Chemical & Radiation Technician at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon power plant, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during COVID 19.
Four-year IBEW 1245 member Candace Koff, who works as a Police Records Technician at the City of Lompoc, describes her experience as an essential worker on the job during COVID 19.
Congratulations to six-year IBEW 1245 member Gary Hoch, who has won the IBEW 1245 quarterly photo contest! Ordinarily, Brother Hoch, who works as a GC Lineman for PG&E out of Antioch, would be invited to the next Advisory Council meeting so that the union leadership can recognize him and present him with his $500 in person…. [Read More]
For more than three months, we have been working with our members and signatory employers on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis. After several encouraging weeks, we are seeing record numbers of new infections in California and Nevada. It is not a disease to be taken lightly. Transmission of the mutated virus is frighteningly easy, and there is… [Read More]