IBEW 1245 stood in solidarity with retired union members at the 10th annual convention of the California Alliance for Retired Americans. Staffing the IBEW 1245 booth were Ken Rawles of the Santa Rosa Chapter of the IBEW 1245 Retirees Club and IBEW 1245 Organizer Eileen Purcell. At the convention, delegates set priorities for 2014, including:… [Read More]
CARA celebrates 10 years
Ninth District Retirees News: May-June 2013
The Merced Chapter of the IBEW Local 1245 Retirees Club was organized in early 2006. It was the fourth chapter to be organized. Today there are nine chapters altogether, spanning California and Nevada. Retirees attending the April meeting of the Merced Chapter of the Local 1245 Retirees Club are, from left, Irene and Jim Burgins,… [Read More]
Top Priority 2013: Preserving Social Security and Medicare!
Ninth District Retirees News: March-April 2013
Future Retirees: A Deal for You!
The IBEW Local 1245 Retiree Clubs have a deal for you. If you’re 50 years old or older, you can sign up as an “associate member” and begin to enjoy what the Retiree Clubs have to offer. That includes a package of “Union-Plus” benefits designed by the IBEW especially for retired union members, and access… [Read More]
New Retirees Club Chapter in Carson
LOCAL 1245 RETIREES LAUNCH CARSON CITY CHAPTER Retired IBEW Local 1245 members have launched a new chapter of the union’s Retirees Club in Carson City, NV. The new chapter will meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at 9:00 a.m. at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, located at 2811 S. Carson St. in Carson City. It… [Read More]
Mike Silva: Steadfast in Retiree Cause
Mike Silva, the PG&E retiree who held the Local 1245 Retirees Club together almost single-handedly for many years, died Oct. 30. Silva, who retired around 1994, stepped up to take leadership of the East Bay Chapter of the Retirees Club when some of the union’s aging founders were still among its members, including Don Hardie… [Read More]
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