Business Managers Message Updates

  • Congratulations to our New Journeymen Linemen

    On Saturday, May 15, 2021 we had the privilege of celebrating the accomplishments of our latest Journeyman Lineman class. Our High-Voltage Lineman Apprenticeship Program has developed what I consider to be the finest lineman in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.   The deep...

  • Take the IBEW 1049 Member Survey

    Please watch the video below to hear about the IBEW Local 1049 members survey. It is your right as a union member to have your voice heard. I hope you will all take this opportunity to do just that. You may scan the QR code on the postcard being mailed to your house, or use this link. Video of...

  • Get Vaccinated at Local 25 on Wednesday

    NYS will be hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at IBEW Local 25 on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are welcome on a first-come-first-severe basis. The Johnson and Johnson one-shot vaccine will be administered at this event. We are...

  • Youth Caucus Meeting Rescheduled

    The Youth Caucus Meeting for tonight has been rescheduled to next Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:30pm. The meeting will be held at the Union Hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville. This will be the first meeting and all are welcome. Thank you.

  • Workers Memorial Day Service

    On Workers' Memorial Day, April 28th, workers across our Nation pause to remember those who have died as a result of a workplace injury or illness. Over the last year Long Island's workers, as in many other years, failed to escape the tragedy of death as a result of performing their jobs. These...

  • General Membership Meeting

    At today's General Meeting, we will have AT&T as our special guests. They have new promotions for Union members and will be on site to share this information and answer any questions.   They will be at the Union Hall at 5:30 pm with the Wood Fired Pizza Food Truck by Vincent's New York Wood...

  • Lineworker Appreciation Day

    This Sunday is Lineworker Appreciation Day. The line men and women of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1049 have never shied away from their responsibility to help their Long Island neighbors. Our lineworkers often work in challenging and dangerous conditions in order...

  • General Membership Meetings April 20-21

    This pandemic has been a challenging time for us all. We have had a year of uncertainty, but you all have stayed strong. I am happy to announce that General Meetings will resume this month. The General Meeting will take place at the Union Hall, 100 Corporate Dr in Holtsville, on Tuesday, April 20,...

  • General Meeting April 20th

    This pandemic has been a challenging time for us all. We have had a year of uncertainty, but you all have stayed strong. I am happy to finally announce that General Meetings will resume in April! We will continue to check every members temperature at the door and enforce the use of masks and social...

  • We Remember a Fallen Brother, Mike Agurkis

    I would like to take a moment today to speak about our brother, Mike Agurkis, who was killed in a hit and run on the Nassau Expressway at 830pm Friday.     Mike was helping a stranded motorist when he was killed. We will all remember him as the helpful and kind person he always was. If you would...

  • 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...

Pages