“Paul and I join Californians and all Americans in mourning the loss of Fred Ross, Jr. – a relentless leader in the fight to secure justice, collective strength and a voice on the job for working people, both in our country and abroad under the Neighbor to Neighbor initiative.”
A message from Business Manager Bob Dean on the passing of Fred Ross, Jr.: It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of our union brother Fred Ross, Jr. He died at home surrounded by his family and friends after a valiant battle with cancer. A legend in labor organizing circles, Brother Ross… [Read More]
Fearless Union Leader at NV Energy It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our union brother, Ron Borst, on Sunday, September 4, 2022 of Labor Day weekend. Adam Weber, IBEW 1245 Business Representative currently representing IBEW 1245’s members at NV Energy wrote, “On Sunday, the world not only lost a… [Read More]
IBEW Local 1245’s Yerington Retirees Club presented the Helping Hands organization with a $500 donation towards their program. Helping Hands currently has 160 seniors or disabled clients, who are transported to Carson City, Gardnerville, Fernley, Fallon, Smith Valley and Wellington to doctors’ appointments, pharmacies, shopping, food pantries etc. The nine volunteer drivers only receive $.40… [Read More]
The IBEW 1245 Reno/ Sparks Retirees Club held its seventh annual fan drive for Washoe County seniors this spring, collecting a total of 135 fans to donate to those in need. Club President Ron Borst started the fan drive back in 2015 after hearing a radio ad about low income seniors in his area are… [Read More]
IBEW 1245 North Bay Retirees Club members Mike Scafani, Dean “Red” Ohlen, and Ken Rawles with IBEW 1245 Business Reps JV Macor, Mark Wilson and Kim Camatti, presenting 2020-21 donations in the amount of $1850 to Redwood Empire Food Bank. Accepting the donation for the food back was Chief Executive Officer David Goodman.
The IBEW 1245 retirement seminars are back! If you’re nearing retirement, this is a great opportunity for you and your spouse to make sure you’re financially prepared.
If you’re an IBEW 1245 member working at PG&E, and you’re contributing 20% of your pre-tax pay to your 401k without either choosing the spillover option or an after-tax contribution, you may be missing out on matching funds from the company – and those funds can really add up over the years. At PG&E, the… [Read More]
Welcome to Spring, and the start of another election cycle. Elections are a lot like a sports draft. We won’t really know what we’ve got until they are in the game. If a bad draft choice is made, it is an unhappy situation for the fans — but if a bad choice is made in… [Read More]
Yerington IBEW 1245 Retirees’ Club President Tom “T” Bird presented a donation to Mason Valley Fire Department Fire Captain Amy Dodge, to purchase volunteer equipment. Pictured, from left: IBEW Local 1245 retiree and retired Firefighter Jim Hill, EMS Captain Patrick Watson, Yerington High School exchange student Filip Rajpert, EMS Fire Fighter Ron Durst, MVFD Captain… [Read More]