10-year IBEW member Oni Brown, who works as a utility supervisor at the City of Vallejo’s water department, compares his experience during Hurricane Katrina with his experience working during COVID-19.
The IBEW 1245 members at the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) have approved a two-year extension to their current agreement. General wages increases, which were agreed to separately, will be 3.27% effective Oct. 1, 2020, and 3.12% in October of 2021, with no other changes to the agreement. –Lou Mennel, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
IBEW 1245 has agreed to a one-year contract extension for members working at the Lassen Municipal Utility District (LMUD). The contract was set to expire on June 30, 2020, but will now be extended to June 30, 2021. The extension includes a 3% general wage increase, with no other changes to the agreement. –Mike Venturino,… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 members who work at South Feather Water and Power’s Water Treatment and Distribution Unit have ratified a one-year extension to their existing collective bargaining agreement, with a 3% general wage increase effective Jan. 1, 2020. The South Feather Board has also approve the agreement. The bargaining committee was made up of members… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 members at Sacramento Regional Transit have approved a one-year extension to the current collective bargaining agreement. The extension includes a 3% general wage increase, with no changes to the terms and conditions of the CBA. –Sheila Lawton, IBEW 1245 Business Rep
The IBEW 1245 members at the City of Shasta Lake have unanimously ratified a new four-year agreement, which was also approved by the City Council. The new agreement includes wage averaging as outlined in Section 2.1 of the current MOU, effective July 1, 2020, July 1, 2021, July 1, 2022, and July 1, 2023, expiring… [Read More]
19-year IBEW 1245 member Rafael Burgos, who works as a stationary engineer at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, describes his experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Four-year IBEW 1245 member Mary Holte, who works as a vegetation work planner for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), describes her experience as an essential worker on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic.
18-Year IBEW 1245 member Michael Patterson, who works as an electrician for the City of Oakland, shares his experience as an essential worker during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The single sheet of paper, hung on a bulletin board among operating rules and invasive weed awareness posters, announced that Tahoe- Truckee Sanitation Agency management interfered with employee rights. Required to be displayed where employee notices are posted and sent in electronic form as well, the paper summarizes a 69-page report from California’s Public Employment… [Read More]