Business Managers Message Updates

  • 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...

  • Happy Fourth of July Local 1049

    With the Fourth of July holiday weekend here, we're all looking forward to a long weekend with friends and family. I certainly know I am. Many of you will be at a barbecue or taking a much deserved break to spend time with your loved ones and family. While we look forward to this rest and...

  • A Memorial Day Message

    Memorial Day weekend is here and all of us here at IBEW 1049 want to wish you and yours a safe and relaxing holiday as we unofficially start Summer 2016. If you do a google search for inspiring quotes or things to say during Memorial Day, one stood out more than the others, it reads; "They gave...

  • Support Striking Verizon Workers

    The union workforce at Verizon has gone on strike. The Communications Workers of America are strong allies of ours. Many have asked us what can be done to help them during the strike. Please feel free to stop by a picket line and join the CWA in walking it. Their members have been walking the...

  • Great job during the blizzard

    Nice work Local 1049, below you will find news from around the local including a safety report from Ron Bauer, how to sign up to march with Local 1049 at the upcoming St. Patrick's Day parade, an upcoming COMET class, and a report from last month's IBEW Minority Caucus meeting.  As a point of...

  • Happy Holidays Local 1049

    Season's Greetings to you all from all of us at IBEW Local 1049.  This time of year always seems to come up on us quickly, it seems like the beginning of Fall was only last week, (no wonder with this weather). Even though things may be hectic, be sure to take some time out of your busy life to...

  • Happy Thanksgiving 1049

    All the officers and staff of Local 1049 would like to wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving. We all have a lot to be thankful for, and now is the time to reflect on that.  Enjoy those you are with during the holiday, no matter what you are doing. Please be safe if you are traveling, if you are...

  • Negotiations, Organizing, Grievances and Political Action

    The Local 1049 Business Staff and I have been busy with contract negotiations, organizing, political activity, and resolving grievances. Along with our negotiating committee members, President Ed Conklin, Recording Secretary Tommy Dowling, Asst. Business Manager Jim Brown, Business Representative...

  • Labor Day is fast approaching Local Union No. 1049...

    A Labor Day Message from Business Manager Don Daley   For many this signals the end of summer, the start of school, a 3 day weekend of family, fun and relaxation.    But, like many holidays, the true meaning and reason behind it are lost on the vast majority of people.   For us, as workers, as...

  • Nice work during the outage

    Last week over 60,000 of our Long Island neighbors sustained power outages as a result of a fast moving and violent rain storm.  I am proud of our members who worked long hours to restore electric service.  As always, you answered the call and did what needed to be done to provide the comfort and...

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