Evidence that inverse condemnation and regulatory uncertainty impact all IOUs, not just PG&E.
To the extent that California’s heightened flammability is related to climate change, it’s not just PG&E’s problem. A Feb. 19 report from S&P Global found it “entirely possible” that the 2019 fire season would force one of California’s other investor-owned utilities into bankruptcy
BlueMountain Capital, a hedge fund with a significant stake in embattled California utility PG&E, announced Friday that it has nominated 13 candidates for election to the company’s board.
The case of P.G. & E. illustrates the complexity of assigning responsibility in cases where preexisting problems are exacerbated by a changing climate.
Pursuing a career in line work is one of the best decisions Jordan Chene has ever made, and he plans to continue working in the trade to master his craft.
Vacaville, CA – “The union is outraged to learn that the CPUC’s Safety Enforcement Division plans to make the names of many hourly employees public in its upcoming report on how PG&E complies with requests to ‘locate and mark’ underground facilities prior to excavation in the area,” said Tom Dalzell, Business Manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical… [Read More]
In response to the company’s decision to cancel the 2018 STIP payments, IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell sent the letter below to PG&E Interim CEO John Simon today. John, While the number of Local 1245 who are STIP-eligible is dwarfed by the number represented by the ESC and the number of non-bargaining-unit employees, an… [Read More]
On Feb. 22, a misleading opinion article appeared in the Sacramento Bee with the headline, “PG&E says splitting utility would improve wildfire safety, but there’s a downside.” We’d like to take a moment to set the record straight and dispel some misinformation. In the article, columnist Dale Kasler cites PG&E’s latest CPUC filing and erroneously… [Read More]
Last year, IBEW 1245 members at PG&E overwhelmingly approved a two-year extension to the physical and clerical agreements. That extension did not include benefits, so this year, Local 1245’s Benefits Bargaining Committee will have the opportunity to negotiate over the PG&E benefits agreement. As always, these changes begin with you. You can submit your proposals… [Read More]