Contact Center Overtime guidelines have been updated in a recently signed Letter Agreement. You can read the full text here.
A recently signed Letter Agreement stipulates that the 2015 allowance for fire retardant clothing will be $500 for full-time users and $250 for part-time users. The Agreement creates four allowance groups with refresh dates corresponding to last names, as below. You can read the full text of the Letter Agreement here.
A new PG&E Letter Agreement allows employees to voluntarily sell up to 40 hours of their vacation time and transfer the proceeds to the Red Cross to support relief efforts in Nepal. Employees who choose to make this donation will have their donated vacation hours converted to cash and paid directly to the Red Cross…. [Read More]
Registration is now open for the 1st Annual PG&E/IBEW 1245 Gas Rodeo! The event will be held at the Livermore Training Center on Saturday, May 30, and the winners will go on to represent PG&E at the National Gas Rodeo this August in Colorado Springs. Click here to download a registration form, and check out… [Read More]
A new Letter Agreement with PG&E has been signed that recognizes the efforts of Towermen and creates a new career path for Towermen to move into the Electric T&D Line of Progression. Read the full Letter of Agreement here.
The Pre-Bargaining Committee met Feb. 19 at Weakley Hall to prepare for IBEW 1245’s general negotiations with Pacific Gas & Electric. The committee will be officially convened after proposals from members are received during March. In addition to proposals received in March, the committee will examine all proposals received during this same time last… [Read More]
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued a proposal by President Michael Picker that would penalize PG&E $1.6 billion in connection with the investigations of PG&E’s operations and practices related to gas transmission, including the pipeline rupture in San Bruno, Calif., in 2010.
As part of IBEW 1245’s ongoing effort to save more than 600 jobs at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the union, in conjunction with the Coalition of California Utility Employees (CUE), succeeded in blocking a legal petition that had the potential to needlessly close down Diablo Canyon. The environmental organization Friends of the Earth filed… [Read More]
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