Las Vegas Local 396 and Vacaville, Calif, Local 1245, along with NV Energy, worked together to fight Question 3, a sweeping attempt at energy deregulation that threatened to cut jobs, raise costs and imperil Nevada’s power grid.
Last fall, IBEW 1245 teamed up with IBEW 396 and our shared employer, NV Energy, to oppose Question 3, a deceptive energy deregulation ballot measure that could have had widespread impacts on utility jobs and customers in Nevada. Together, we soundly defeated the measure by a 2-to-1 margin – no small feat, considering the same… [Read More]
Unit #3317, Winnemucca, has moved its unit meeting to The Pig, 1139 W Winnemucca Blvd in Winnemucca. The dates and time will remain the same. –Adam Weber, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
NV Energy is seeking Journeyman Lineman for several of our Northern Nevada locations. As a Journeyman Lineman, you will perform all classes of overhead and underground transmission and distribution line work and the construction, erection and maintenance of substations while working in a crew environment. Candidates, through training and experience, are required to demonstrate their… [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 past decade, IBEW 1245 members at NV Energy have been providing support — in both money and time — to the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Program’s food pantry as well as the annual holiday food drive. This year, the members, in conjunction with the company, raised more than $7,000 for the food drive…. [Read More]
IBEW 1245 retiree Chip Chadwick is featured in this new “CNN Heroes” segment, which aired on December 9. Learn more about Chadwick’s work as a therapy dog handler here.
In what has become an annual tradition, IBEW 1245’s Reno/Sparks Retirees Club stopped by the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Program to deliver a $600 donation check in support of her annual food drive. Mount has been collecting a distributing food to needy families in the Reno area for many years. Pictured above: Reno/ Sparks Retirees Club… [Read More]
Whenever other IBEW locals are under attack, Local 1245 never hesitates to dispatch our own activists to assist our brothers and sisters in their fight. Now, as Local 1245 members in Nevada are facing a massive attack of their own, IBEW locals from all around the country, including many locals that we’ve supported in the… [Read More]
Out of nowhere, it came. Deregulation. Upending our electricity, raising rates, stomping on regulations in a frenzy of chaos and destruction. But never fear, Nevada. We can stop this menace with one simple act. Vote NO on Question 3. Vote to keep our cheap, reliable energy intact. Stop deregulation! Save Nevada’s energy future!