Business Managers Message Updates

  • Happy Labor Day

    Since 1991, I have had the honor and privilege to be associated with  Local 1049 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, both as a member and leader.  I admire and respect the way the members of Local 1049 join together in unity whether in contract negotiations for a contract, a...

  • Union Meeting Tonight

    We would like to remind everybody that the August General Membership meeting will be held tonight at 7:00 PM at our union hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville. Many important issues will be discussed at the meeting that will effect you, so please make every effort to attend. Remember, decisions are...

  • IBEW 1049 is Getting Politically Active

    Last week, IBEW 1049's Assistant Business Manager Patrick Guidice and Executive Board Member Connie Fritzlo were in Albany to join the Utility Labor Council of NYS in lobbying for three important  bills. The first bill, S6127 would extend a employment, health, and safety rights for IBEW members who...

  • Apply for the IBEW 1049 Scholarship & Happy Memorial Day

    The end of the school year is almost here.  For our graduating seniors, this is a time of transition as they prepare to go away to college.  To help with this transition, IBEW 1049 has set up a scholarship fund.  The fund is to help our members to defray the cost for their loved ones in continuing...

  • Join a Teamsters Picket this Weekend

    This week, the truck drivers and warehouse people who work at Clare Rose who are members of Teamsters Local 812 went on strike after the company gave them a final offer that included a 30% pay cut and the elimination of their pensions. The day after they started their strike, Clare Rose said that...

  • Join 1049 For the March of Dimes

    On April 30, Local 1049 members will be joining PSEG Long Island to help host and participate in the 2017 Annual March of Dimes "March for Babies" event at Jones Beach. When you become part of March for Babies, you join people in your community to: Help more moms have healthy pregnancies...

  • 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...

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