More than 100 IBEW 1245 members and supporters descended on the State Capitol on April 4 to deliver an important message – Keep Diablo Canyon Power Plant Open. A busload of Local 1245 members who work at Diablo Canyon traveled up to Sacramento for the rally, where they were joined by elected officials, union leaders,… [Read More]
Cancels and supersedes LAs 08-23, 14-33, and 15-09
Diablo Canyon Power Plant is the largest generator of greenhouse-gas-free power in CA, and one of the biggest economic drivers in San Luis Obispo county. It plays a vital role in our state’s clean-energy future and provides thousands of quality jobs. But right now, the plant is under attack, and IBEW 1245 is taking action… [Read More]
Soon, Californians will learn whether state leaders’ commitment to achieving 50 percent renewable energy by 2030 is backed by a willingness to make hard choices, or whether they remain subject to politics as usual. The State Lands Commission is scheduled to consider extensions for leases set to expire in 2018 and 2019 at the Diablo Canyon… [Read More]
An important message from IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell “It is our position that all issues that affect a limited number of members should be addressed in ad hoc negotiations, and that includes electric and gas service crews, two-man rubber-gloving and sick leave in the call centers. This has been our stance for quite… [Read More]
We have just received word that the ESC members at PG&E have overwhelmingly ratified a new agreement, with 85% of those who cast ballots voting “Yes” on the contract. The final tally was YES — 1542 NO — 285 Details of the ESC agreement can be found here.
Letter Agreement 16-07 (Electric Service Crew) A total of 907 ballots were mailed, and 494 ballots were returned. YES: 149 (30.2%) NO: 344 (69.6%) BLANK: 1 (0.2%) Letter Agreement 16-08 (Gas First Responder Crew) A total of 808 ballots were mailed, and 325 were returned. YES: 114 (35.1%) NO: 211 (64.9%) BLANK: 0 “In light of the… [Read More]
PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant has been under assault for years from a variety of state and federal agencies, as well as a handful of committed opponents. Last year, IBEW 1245 succeeded in fending off a legal effort seeking to close the plant, but the threats to Diablo Canyon’s continued operation have continued to mount, and IBEW Local 1245… [Read More]