Business Managers Message Updates

  • Members First: Upcoming Meetings and Events

    Brothers and Sisters,   Please be advised that the December General Meeting is on December 21 at 7:00 PM. The Nassau Informational Meeting for December has been canceled. The next Nassau Informational Meeting will be on January 19th. Please see below for the remaining events in 2021.   There will...

  • Do Not Buy Kellogg's Products

    Brothers and sisters,    Please read this article and support your fellow union brothers and sisters by boycotting Kellogg’s.   Kellogg’s plans to permanently replace striking workers   Kellogg’s is planning on permanently replacing its striking workers after the company failed to reach an...

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    I wanted to take a moment to wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving. While you enjoy time with your families, please take a moment and remember your union brothers and sisters that are continuing to work: Our emergency frontline workers, who are ensuring that electricity and gas service is...

  • Worker Authorization Card Blitz Saturday

    On Saturday November 20th the IBEW Local 1049 VOC (Volunteer Organizing Committee) will be doing a Suffolk County Altice worker authorization card blitz. As you may already know, IBEW Local 1049 represents the Nassau County Altice workers but not Suffolk. The Suffolk County workers are organizing...

  • Important Information for Sunday's Football Game

    Brothers and Sisters, The football game is this Sunday! Please be advised that the bus will leave at 8:00 AM SHARP!   The bus will be leaving from IBEW LOCAL 25, NOT 1049. The address for Local 25 is 370 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788. When you get there please park in back.

  • Join IBEW 1049 for a Labor Walk this Weekend

    Brothers and Sisters,   Please see the flyer below for information on this weekend's Labor Walk. It is important that we show support for the people who support us. If you would like to volunteer to help us this weekend, please call Kasey at the Union Hall. Please also see the flyer for the...

  • Football Game and Fishing Trip

    Brothers and Sisters,   IBEW 1049 is hosting our first annual Football Game and Tailgate party on November 14th for the Jets-Bills game at MetLife Stadium.   With the game coming up, we need all members whom RSVP'd to pay for their tickets in full by the first week of October. If you do not pay by...

  • Homeserve: Help with Unemployment Benefits

    Brothers and Sisters,   At yesterday’s meeting, we promised you we would contact someone at the New York State Department of Labor to assist you all with any unemployment issues. We have contacted them and were instructed to collect some information from you all so it can be submitted into their...

  • Tentative Agreement Reached at Home Serve

    Brothers and Sisters,   Yesterday, the IBEW 1049 Main Negotiation Committee met with HomeServe’s Negotiation Team to discuss important issues that have been the catalyst for the employer to Lock Out our members. After numerous hard bargaining sessions, we are pleased to announce that the...

  • Home Serve Update #2

    Brothers and Sisters,   I will be sending a negotiation update later today. In the meantime, please use this link to apply for unemployment: New York State Department of Labor - Unemployment Insurance Benefits (ny.gov)   If you have any issues regarding applying for unemployment, please text Kasey...

  • We Need Your Help!

    Dear Brothers and Sisters,   Your 1049 brothers and sisters at Homeserve, a signatory contractor who performs air conditioning and heating services, have been locked out from their employer because they wouldn’t agree to substantial mandatory overtime. We need you all to help out and attend the...

  • HomeServe Lockout

    Homeserve has notified its employees that they plan to operate going forward without the IBEW Local Union 1049 work force. In other words, they plan to lock us out.   We are seeking to negotiate work rules that will help put controls in place so that Homeserve better manages their workforce, so we...

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