Learn how IBEW Local 1245 helped the workers at Greenlee Tools — now members of IBEW Local 364 — conduct a successful union organizing drive in 2013.
IBEW local 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell explains how the union has worked to cultivate a new generation of union activists and future leaders.
IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell lays out the many challenges facing our union as the energy industry evolves. From threats to our generation jobs to microgrids and the rise of new industry players, Dalzell gives a comprehensive overview of what we’re facing – and how we’re fighting back.
//youtu.be/u8j6gehYbj0 IBEW 1245’s “Control the Pressure” Peer Safety Committee seeks to create a safety culture that motivates IBEW gas workers to promote safety through mutual support and protection on the job. Sometimes the pressures of the job, or simple inattention, may lead to cutting corners or creating a hazardous working condition. It is the responsibility… [Read More]
//youtu.be/Ldlhq6-RoKk “Keep the Clearance” is the IBEW 1245 peer-to-peer safety initiative for members who work in line clearance tree trimming and vegetation control. To Keep the Clearance is not only to maintain a safe working distance from power lines but to stay clear of pressure to take short cuts or deviate from safe… [Read More]
This article below originally appeared on the AFL-CIO Innovation @Work website. The video originally appeared on ElectricTV. //youtu.be/nOdyKNjN13I Eighty percent of San Francisco was leveled by a major earthquake in 1906. The magnitude 6.9 earthquake in 1989, caught on live television as the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants prepared for the third game of the World Series,… [Read More]
//youtu.be/P-_GS0E0L4A It’s a problem every union faces. How do you motivate and mobilize the younger generation of union members to grow the labor movement. Here’s one IBEW local that’s doing a bang up job of it. VIDEO CREDIT: IBEW International
//youtu.be/JfZ8MO8wSi4 President Obama is calling on companies across the country to give long-term unemployed Americans a fair shot, and help connect them to good jobs. Erick Varela was an unemployed veteran who got back on his feet thanks to a IBEW 1245 and a 16-week job-training program at Pacific Gas and Electric. VIDEO CREDIT: WhiteHouse.gov
Get ready for guns, grub, and a great time at the upcoming IBEW 1245 Sporting Clays Shoot on April 5th. Now at TWO locations!
IBEW 1245 members at NV Energy competed in the recent National Gas Rodeo in Fairview Heights, IL. The team was selected following a competition with other NV Energy workers in a series of timed events. They built a typical residential meter set, installed a gas service, connected it to a gas main and capped it;… [Read More]