1049 News Archive

  • Home Serve Contract Vote

    Brothers and Sisters of HomeServe,   Tomorrow, August 3rd at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm we will vote to either accept or reject HomeServe's latest contract offer. I hope you will all come to the hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville, to hear about their latest offer and to cast your vote.     Please forward...

  • Craft Meeting Canceled

    Brothers and Sisters,  The outside craft quarterly meeting for today, July 29th, has been canceled due to the impending storm. Please keep an eye out for the rescheduled date.

  • Car Show and Food Drive Sunday

    Brothers and Sisters,   This Sunday, July 25th, we are hosting a car show and food drive at our hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville from 10-2 PM. The food we collect on Sunday will go to Light House Mission, which exists to feed the hungry and help the homeless. I hope you will all come enjoy the...

  • New Dues Payment Options and Car Show Benefit

    A Message from Business Manager Patrick Guidice   Brothers and Sisters, I am excited to announce that we can now accept all major credit cards as well as cash for payment for dues and merchandise at the hall. We are also hosting a car show and food drive on Sunday, July 25th from 10am to 2pm at...

  • President and COO of PSEG LI to Attend July 20th Meeting

    A Message from Business Manager Patrick Guidice   Brothers and Sisters,   I am excited to announce that we will have a special guest at our July General Meeting, which is on Tuesday, July 20th at 7:00pm. Joining us will be Dan Eichhorn, the President and Chief Operating Officer of PSEG Long Island...

  • 1049 Scholarship

    The Local 1049 Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 to provide our working members with some financial support in order to contribute to the personal development and higher education for their children. Awarded recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship payable to the educational institution...

  • Lineworker Appreciation Day

    Sisters and Brothers,   Tomorrow, July 10, 2021, we will celebrate National Lineworker Appreciation Day. Our nation's lineworkers put their lives on the line every day to ensure the delivery of safe and reliable power to keep our economy running. When storms or other natural disasters strike, our...

  • Happy Fourth of July

    Brothers and Sisters, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a Happy and Healthy 4th of July. I hope each and every one of you takes time this weekend to enjoy yourselves with friends and family. Also, please take a moment to remember our brothers and sisters that are continuing to work to keep...

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    Utility Fraud Fallout

    LIPA, PSEG and the state said they are scouring contracts and payments to a Long Island company implicated for allegedly giving kickbacks to five former National Grid employees, widening an investigation into whether Long Island utility customers were put on the hook for wrongful costs.   "We...

  • IBEW 1049 Office Closed for Juneteenth

    This Friday, June 18, 2021 the Union Office will be closed in observance of Juneteenth. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement.   As AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said last year in observance of this holiday "This is a day of profound meaning to...

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    Help the Pirro and Moore Families

    Please see below to help out a fellow member who lost her sister  in a tragic accident.   Fundraiser for Patricia Pirro by Susan Schalik : Help for the Pirro and Moore Family (gofundme.com)

  • Union Office Closed June 16th

    On Wednesday, June 16, 2021 the union hall will be closed. We will be having mandatory training for the staff from 9:00am - 12:00pm. During this time, the doors will be locked and the phones will be set to voicemail. Thank you for understanding.  

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    Retiree Meeting Canceled

    Attention: The retirees meeting for June has been canceled. The next one will be held on August 18th at 10:00am.

  • Special Guest at Union Meeting

    I am pleased to announce that we will have a special guest at our June General Meeting on June 15, 2021. Tom Falcone is the Chief Executive Officer of the Long Island Power Authority. Tom has agreed to come speak with us all about the LIPA/ PSEG negotiations and answer any questions you may have. I...

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    IBEW 1049 Talks to Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

    Local 1049 joined labor leaders from across Long Island in participating in a Zoom conversation with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh. Before becoming Labor Secretary and Mayor of Boston, Walsh was a union laborer and the President of the Boston Building Trades. During the meeting Walsh spoke on the...

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    Gas Craft Approves New Contract

    On June 2, 2021 the Gas Craft group, which is made up of Gas Foreman, Mechanics, and Laborers, working for various signatory contractors voted in their new 4-year collective bargaining agreement. 133 members showed up to vote.   Some of the highlights include an overall wage increase of 14.25 %,...

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