Cancels and supersedes R2-85-137-PGE
For too long, the interests of labor and environmental groups have cleaved through the Democratic Party. The transition to clean energy has stressed this relationship further: as carbon-based sources of power come under fire, the union jobs that go along with them (workers at power plants) are being replaced by low-wage, non-union positions (think solar… [Read More]
Over the past several years, IBEW 1245 has been working diligently to keep Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) open and protect the jobs of the 600 Local 1245 members who work there. As part of this effort, we spent the better half of 2016 lobbying the members of the State Lands Commission — the body that… [Read More]
The State Lands Commission approved a lease allowing Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to continue operating the Diablo Canyon twin-reactor plant through August 2025, a date the company and environmental groups agreed to last week. Members turned down a proposed environmental impact assessment, which can take years, in part to meet the earlier termination date.
The full IBEW 1245 Bargaining Committee met today to plan out the next steps in the negotiating process. The Committee created a schedule to consider all the issues, both economic and non-economic, that are on the table. They will be meeting three days a week for the entire month of July to discuss non-economic issues… [Read More]