This notice was provided to IBEW Local 1245 by PG&E PG&E is transitioning to a new Flame-Resistant (FR) clothing supplier. It’s important for leaders and their employees who wear FR clothing to understand the new procurement processes to ensure they are able to acquire the appropriate FR clothing to safely perform their work. The… [Read More]
Member questions have continued to come in, even after the ratification of the agreement with PG&E. We have posted these additional questions and answers at the bottom of this page. Why are we bringing our members a medical package with so much change? PG&E proposed to increase the portion of the premiums we pay from… [Read More]
Dear Local 1245 Member at PG&E, Inside this special edition of the Utility Reporter you will find the complete text of our tentative agreement with PG&E for a new three-year Physical agreement and a new three-year Benefits agreement. You will also find summaries of the two agreements. On approximately June 20th we will mail you… [Read More]
The union is holding meetings around the PG&E jurisdiction to explain the new tentative agreement with the company. Details are now available about the exact location of the meetings: Monday June 4th – 2:00 p.m. Oakland Service Center 4801 Oakport/Conference Room A&B Oakland Tuesday June 5th – 7:30 a.m. Harrison Yard Service Center 2180 Harrison… [Read More]
Following negotiations on May 11 and May 15, IBEW Local 1245 has reached a new table agreement with PG&E. The IBEW Local 1245 Bargaining Committee and Business Manager Tom Dalzell are recommending a “Yes” vote on the new tentative agreement. The new agreement provides for a 2.75% general wage increase in 2012 (retroactive to Jan…. [Read More]
On May 11, IBEW and Pacific Gas and Electric returned to the table to continue efforts to reach a new agreement. The parties made substantial progress. Important details remain to be worked out and the federal mediator asked that specific details of the discussions be limited at this time. Discussions will continue next week. Further… [Read More]
Local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell met with senior leadership from PG&E on May 3 to seek a way forward in the stalled contract negotiations. The parties have agreed to meet again on May 11. Further information will be posted as it becomes available.
The IBEW Local 1245 Executive Board on April 28 authorized the expenditure of $5 million for a publicity campaign in support of Local 1245 members at PG&E, “with respect to staffing, overtime, safety and contract negotiations.” The vote was unanimous.
Union, PG&E agree to “cooling off” period IBEW Local 1245 and PG&E negotiators met in Vacaville on Friday, April 20, with a federal mediator present to continue bargaining for Physical and Benefits agreements. When it appeared that an agreement was beyond reach and that negotiations would break off, the mediator asked the parties to agree… [Read More]
PG&E, union meet for mediated negotiations Negotiators for Local 1245 and PG&E met on April 12 and 13 to resume contract bargaining. A federal mediator attended the negotiations. PG&E came into the negotiations on April 12 with a proposal, and the union offered a counter-proposal that afternoon. On April 13 the company said it needed… [Read More]