1049 News Archive

  • National Grid Negotiations Update #4

    Today, January 13, 2021 the IBEW 1049 Health & Welfare Negotiation Committee met with National Grid’s Health & Welfare Negotiation Team. Present on the 1049 Committee was: Business Manager, Pat Guidice Assistant Business Manager/ President, Jim Cooper Recording Secretary, Tom Dowling...

  • National Grid Negotiations Update #3

    Sisters and Brothers, Today, January 12, 2021 the IBEW Local 1049 Negotiation Committee met with the National Grid Negotiation Team. Present on Local 1049's team were: Business Manager Pat Guidice, Assistant Business Manager/ President Jim Cooper, Recording Secretary Tom Dowling, Executive Board...

  • National Grid Negotiations Update #2

    Today, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 the 1049 Health and Welfare Negotiation Committee met with the National Grid Health and Welfare Negotiation team. The Local 1049 Health and Welfare Negotiation Committee is made up of: Business Manager, Pat Guidice Assistant Business Manager/ President, Jim Cooper...

  • National Grid Negotiations Update

    Brothers and Sisters,   Today, Tuesday January 5th, 2021, the Local 1049 Main Negotiation Committee had their first official meeting with the National Grid Main Negotiation Team. The Local 1049 Negotiation Committee is made up of: Pat Guidice, Business Manager; Jim Cooper, Assistant Business...

  • Happy Holidays from Local 1049

    Brothers and Sisters, please see the video below for a general update with your local union. Your union will be very busy next year, working hard to build better working conditions for you. On behalf of the officers, executive board, office staff and business staff, I would like to wish you, your...

  • Bargaining Begins with National Grid

    On Friday, December 18, 2020 the IBEW Local 1049 main negotiation committee met with National Grid in regards to the upcoming contract expiration. This meeting was treated as an icebreaker. Both National Grid Lead Negotiator Mike Bernardo and Local 1049 Chief Negotiator Pat Guidice gave opening...

  • Resolution Acknowledging 1049 Members Work

    On behalf of the proud members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049, I would like to formally and sincerely express our heartfelt gratitude to the LIPA Board of Trustees and CEO Tom Falcone for the warm recognition of our efforts during the past year, including the...

  • COVID-19 Precautions

    In light of the recent Covid-19 spike, please read the following before visiting the hall. If you have an issue or question, please call the hall to speak to your Representative, rather than come. If you need to speak to your Representative face-to-face, please call beforehand and set up an...

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    Surveying Our Members for Our New Website

    IBEW 1049 is in the process of building a new website. As part of the redesign, we are looking for the members help. We will be using a User Interface design expert to find out what works for our members on the site.      User Interface Design is the psychology behind what makes our websites flow...

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    This Thanksgiving, let us all take pause for a moment to remember those of us that are continuing to work: Our emergency frontline workers who are ensuring that electricity and gas service are provided to our Long Island homes, so that everyone can have a safe family holiday together. Additionally...

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    Retiree Meeting Canceled

    Please note: The Retiree Meeting scheduled for December 2, 2020 has been canceled due to rising COVID-19 cases. Please stay safe.  

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    Donate to the United Way LI

    Both PSEG and National Grid are working with the United Way of Long Island to help our communities. Your donation will help programs such as: United Together YouthBuild Long Island D.R.E.A.M.S. For Youth Project Warmth Mission United You can set up a direct donation through your payroll. For PSEG...

  • IBEW 1049 "Virtual" Meeting

    Since Local 1049 is unable to have an in-person meeting due to a spike in COVID cases on Long Island, Assistant Business Manager Jim Cooper and I have put together a video to go over the information that we would have presented to the members at our November meeting. Video of IBEW 1049 - Virtual...

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    Local 1049 Supports Island Harvest with $2,000 Donation

    Holtsville, NY, NY -- November 18, 2020 – As part of its charitable giving initiatives, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1049 donated $2,000 to Island Harvest to help support the food bank’s essential food collection initiatives as the number of food insecure Long...

  • November and December Union Meetings Canceled

    Good morning, brothers and sisters. In light of the recent increase of COVID 19 cases, we have decided to cancel both Suffolk and Nassau General Meetings for November and December. The health and safety of our members is priority number 1. We are organizing a series of meeting alternatives to keep...

  • Veterans Day

    Good morning, brothers and sisters. Today, November 11th, is Veterans Day, which is a special day to salute the men and women who have bravely served in our Military. We hope you will all take a moment today to thank a veteran for their service. We are proud of our members who served our great...

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