Business Managers Message Updates

  • 7th Annual Workers Memorial Mass

    April 28th is a day recognized annually by the union community as Workers Memorial Day, which is the anniversary of the enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Say what you will about those pesky OSHA inspections, but OSHA safety and regulation standards save lives. It's...

  • Union Meeting Tuesday March 11

    Brothers and sisters,  I would like to remind all of you that Local 1049 changed the date of the April monthly union meeting to tomorrow, Tuesday, April 11th at 7:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at our Union Hall in Holtsville. At this meeting we will be accepting nominations for Union officer and...

  • Union Meeting Tuesday March 21st

    Brothers and sisters,  I would like to remind all of you that Local 1049 will be having their monthly union meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21st at 7:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at our Union Hall in Holtsville.  I also want to draw your attention to the notice below that we are moving the...

  • We must be prepared for attacks on Labor

    Brothers and sisters, in this wild and often chaotic political climate, in can be confusing to the Average Joe as to what Right to Work legislation means.  We see Republican members of Congress introducing National Right to Work Bills and individual States creating their own laws to decimate unions...

  • His legacy still has great meaning now in 2017

    If you take a look at the world outside our workplace, it looks a little grim, but there is still hope. We celebrate Dr. King's legacy today, and we pay homage differently. Read below. Public Education is under attack and the Teachers have asked for our help. We will be there for them. Dr. King...

  • His legacy still has great meaning now in 2017

    If you take a look at the world outside our workplace, it looks a little grim, but there is still hope. We celebrate Dr. King's legacy today, and we pay homage differently. Read below. Public Education is under attack and the Teachers have asked for our help. We will be there for them. Dr. King...

  • Leaving our union in capable hands

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley   Dear Brothers and Sisters: On November 28, 2016, I announced to my staff that I will be retiring as of February 1, 2017. On December 1, 2016, with the support of my staff I recommended Ron Bauer to the Executive Board as my replacement. The Executive Board...

  • Thank you to our Veterans

    On Friday we thanked our veterans and honored all of the men and women who have put their lives on the line to defend our way of life. Veteran's Day is celebrated on November 11th commensurate with the end of World War I.  It was during that bloody conflict American Soldiers and Marines traveled to...

  • An update from the IBEW convention

    Your Local 1049 delegation, led by Business Manager Don Daley, is attending the 39th IBEW International Convention in St. Louis, honoring our 125-year history and laying the foundation for our future. As IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson struck his gavel on Sept. 19 convening the...

  • Support "Wear Pink" Ladies Night - Oct 14th

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley I would like to invite all of our members, family and friends to our Annual Breast Cancer Awareness "Wear Pink" Ladies Night.  This highly successful event will raise money for the Breast Cancer Organization.     I would also like to take a moment to thank...

  • Gov. signs bill to protect workers

    Thanks to the hard work of the Utility Labor Council and IBEW members from Local 1049 and around the state, the Utility Worker Assault bill has been signed into law by Governor Cuomo.  This bill will make it safer to be a utility worker by increase the punishment for assaulting someone who is just...

  • PSEG Contract Ratified

    I am pleased to announce the decision of the members to accept and ratify our newest agreement to extend our collective bargaining agreement with PSEG LI through an overwhelming majority of over 90%!  Together as members of IBEW Local 1049, we remain united in solidarity and continue to serve our...

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