Business Managers Message Updates

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Get Out and Vote

    Today is Election Day.   It has been a crazy campaign season, no doubt about that. If you haven't voted yet, please make the time today to vote. Every single vote matters. It's your voice and your chance to select candidates that will make decisions on legislation that affects you.   We all know...

  • Set Your Plan to Vote

    Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd. It is important that Local 1049 has all of our members vote in this important election.    Not only are you voting for the President of the country, but you are also electing your Congress members, State Senators, and State Assembly Members. All of these...

  • Business Managers Minute- Safety at the Union Hall

    We take safety seriously. Check out this message from Business Manager Patrick Guidice about our safety procedure. Video of IBEW 1049 - Safety at the Union Hall

  • Last Chance to Register to Vote

    Friday is the deadline to register to vote in New York. It is important that Local 1049 has all of our members registered and voting in this important election.     Not only are you voting for the President of the country, but you are also electing your Congress members, State Senators, and State...

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