1049 News Archive

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  • Upcoming General Membership Meeting

    Happy New Year everyone, I hope you enjoyed your Holiday season with your families.  I look forward to a busy year in 2020, negotiating several expiring contracts with our employers.  As always, we will keep you posted on our progress.    Just a reminder, at the January General Membership Meeting...

  • Happy Holidays

    The holidays are nearly upon us and on behalf of the entire IBEW 1049 Executive Board and staff I would like to wish all of our members and their families a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays, and a Happy New Year.  As 2019 ends, I reflect back on what a year it has been. We ratified...

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    EWMC Day of Service

    LU 1049's EWMC chapter again teamed with LU 25's chapter and assisted Veterans residing at " The Veterans Place" in Yaphank. We had 9 members/ family assist participate and the atmosphere of community between our members, Local 25's Members and the veteran residents could be felt the entire morning...

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    This week we celebrate Thanksgiving. As you sit down to eat with your family and friends, take a moment to reflect on what you are thankful for. I know that I am thankful to be the Business Manager of Local 1049, one of the strongest local unions around. I am also thankful for the IBEW. When our...

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    Union Dues Increase

    Attention all Members! Please take note of this important notification of changes to your monthly dues payments that will take effect on January 1, 2020.   The Delegates of the 39th IBEW International Convention, approved an amendment to Article IX of the IBEW Constitution. Accordingly, effective...

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    IBEW 1049 Endorsements 2019

    Below are the list of candidates endorsed by IBEW Local 1049. We encourage all of our members to look it over and vote for the candidates that support labor.   Suffolk Party Candidate       Executive D Steve Bellone       1st District D Al Krupski       2nd District D Bridget Fleming       3rd...

  • Contract Between PSEGLI & Local 1049 IBEW Ratified

    Listed below are the Official Ballot results reported by Election Judge Kevin McConnell.  I am extremely pleased that the vote tabulation shows a total vote of 4:5 in favor of the agreement. The membership approval ratio of 80% is especially gratifying to all of who were involved, the Local Union...

  • President Conklin is Stepping Down

      Last evening at the September 3, 2019 meeting of the Local 1049 Executive Board, President Conklin advised the Board, in writing, that he was resigning as President effective immediately. President Conklin recommended Vice President James Cooper as his replacement. The Board unanimously agreed....

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    Nominations for Executive Board Vacancy

    Executive Board Chairman William Roulette and President Jim Cooper have requested the Business Office notify the membership of a vacant position on the Local 1049 Executive Board. This vacancy occurred as a result of Brother Charles Doyle being appointed Vice President.   The Executive Board is...

  • Picnic Cancelled

    Due to the impending Hurricane that is expected to hit the Southeast, many of our members have been called in to help out. Due to this, we have decided to cancel Saturday's picnic. With this historic hurricane having already done significant damage to the Bahamas and potentially doing more damage...

  • Happy Labor Day

    On Monday we celebrate the workers holiday, Labor Day. On the first Monday of September, we honor the hard work that all workers put in every day. For union members it is also a good time to reflect on the benefits that we have fought so hard for. Things like a safe job and a fair day's pay were...

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    Decorating the Union Hall With Photos of Our Members

    Have you ever had your picture taken on the job? Well, now you might have that same photo displayed proudly in the Union Hall. Recently, with the help of UCOMM we hung two large photos of our members in the hall. One is 3x6ft and the other 4x8ft, we will be decorating the walls and halls proudly...

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    IBEW 1049 Annual Picnic September 7th - RSVP Today!

    Bring your Family and enjoy a day of fun, food and Solidarity!   September 7, 2019 BBQ and Refreshments 12 – 8 PM Central Islip Fire Department 110 Wheeler Road,Central Islip   Horseshoe Tournament, Bounce Houses for kiddies, Picnic Games, Face Painting   Member Prices Non-Member Prices 15 &...

  • Special Guest at the August Union Meeting

    The August meeting for Local 1049 will take place on Tuesday August 20th. At the meeting we will have a special guest, Assemblyman Mike LiPetri. The Assemblyman represents the 9th District which includes the communities of Babylon, West Bablyon, North Bablyon, Bay Shore, Brightwaters, South...

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    PSEG LI Member Opinion Survey 2019

    To assist us in our preparation for contract negotiations, please take a moment to help us understand what issues are important to you. We expect to begin negotiations shortly, to ensure we get your opinion, please fillout the entire survey below.

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