The IBEW 1245 members at Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) voted to approve a new four-year collective bargaining agreement. 104 of the 117 eligible members cast votes; 84 voted Yes, and 20 voted No. TMWA’s Board of Directors voted unanimously on May 18 to accept the ratified agreement. General wages increases include 1% upon ratification;… [Read More]
June 17: SMUD Women in Skilled Trades Event
A day of activities to learn how you can have a future in the skilled trades at SMUD. You’ll have the opportunity to perform different tasks, learn about requirements for trade careers, interact with supporting partners and meet with our employees. Children ages 15+ can participate with a guardian present. Free childcare provided for ages… [Read More]
Job Opportunity: Vegetation Work Planner, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Minimum Pay Rate: $51.63 /hr Maximum Pay Rate: $51.63 /hr Apply by Date: Posting Type: Open This posting intends to fill a 24-month limited term position in SMUD’s Vegetation Management group and will be used to create an eligibility list for future opportunities.
Support for IBEW 1245 Member Battling Stomach Cancer
IBEW 1245 member JD Luevano was recently diagnosed with stage 3 stomach cancer, and will be off work for at least nine months while he pursues treatment and recovery. Brother Luevano, who works for SMUD, is the father and sole provider of five young children, and he and his family could use our support during… [Read More]
Support for IBEW 1245 Retiree Undergoing Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
In December of 2021, IBEW 1245 member Larry Christopher retired from his career as a Journeyman Lineman after 33 years in the trade. He and his wife moved to Alaska and bought a rustic cabin in the woods, with plans of transforming it into their dream home. Three months later, in July, Brother Christopher began… [Read More]
Kelseyville Little League Thanks IBEW 1245 For Community Fund Donation
In October of last year, Unit#3710, NCPA, voted to donate $500 from the IBEW 1245 Community Fund to support the 2023 Kelseyville Little League team. NCPA employee Stephen Gleason from sent in this photo from the League’s opening day, where the team expressed their appreciation for the union’s contribution. –Kim Camatti, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
May Unit Meeting Cancelled for City of Redding
Unit #3217, City of Redding, has cancelled its May 8 meeting. –Dominic McCurtain, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Sister Spotlight: IBEW 1245 Member Brianna Harrison Becomes First Woman to Complete Sac RT Mechanic Apprenticeship
The ten-year IBEW 1245 member recently became the first woman to complete Sacramento Regional Transit’s new state- and federally-recognized apprenticeship for journey-level mechanics.
City of Oakland Unit Meeting Rescheduled for May
Unit #2211, City of Oakland, has moved its monthly meeting to Wednesday, May 10. The time and location will remain the same. –Charley Souders, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
Oakland City Workers Unite in Support of Mayor Sheng Thao’s Balanced Budget Proposal (Press Release)
Oakland city workers represented by SEIU Local 1021, IFPTE Local 21, IAFF Local 55, and IBEW Local 1245 are united in support for Mayor Sheng Thao’s two-year balanced budget proposal released on Monday, May 1.
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