Business Managers Message Updates

  • 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...

  • Happy 4th of July, Local 1049!

    Message from Don Daley, Business Manager   The Fourth of July holiday, for some of us, usually means enjoying summer weather and barbecues. But the purpose of the Fourth isn't to celebrate a day off, it's a day for us to celebrate all the freedoms that living in this country has given us.   Please...

  • Daley to Heastie, "bring Assembly Bill A4738 to the Assembly Floor for debate and vote."

    The Legislative sessions for the New York State Assembly and Senate have ended for the summer.  While there had been much attention paid to rent control bills and tax cap legislation, a Bill that would affect utility worker workers in New York were not brought to the floor to be voted on.  Utility...

  • Support IBEW Local 1049's March of Dimes Team

    Local 1049 will be participating in the March of Dimes Walk on April 26th and May 3rd.  For the 2nd year in a row, Local 1049 will be partnering with PSEG Long Island.  Our team will be captained by Business Manager Don Daley. Members can sign up for either of the dates or both.     April 26th...

  • Negotiations Update: 1049 members say "Fight Back, " ranks unanimously authorize a strike!

    On Saturday, February 7, almost 1000 Local 1049 members came out to Rally for Justice and Contract Information Meeting at the UPSKY Hotel in Hauppauge.  Our members displayed their solidarity and resolve by wearing their RED. Every single union member there sent a clear and unambiguous message.......

  • Happy Holidays from IBEW 1049 - You Can Count On Us!

      This Holiday season, as Business Manager of Local 1049 I would like to take this opportunity to say a heartfelt thank you to each and every IBEW Local 1049 member who have been so giving throughout the year either through your job or through community outreach projects at our Local or if you...

  • Check out Local 1049's new look!

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley It's official, we have launched our union's new mobile friendly website at ibew1049.org.  You may recognize some of your fellow Local 1049 members in the new banner images. Many members answered the call to pose for images on our website that place our union...

  • A Call to Action

    An important message from Business Manager Don Daley  Sisters and Brothers, as some of you might be aware, Local 101 of the Transport Workers Union has been engaged in contract negotiations with National Grid. Their collective bargaining agreement is scheduled to expire on October 15, 2014.  Local...

  • Labor Day forces us to be smarter and stronger

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley Looking forward to a great weekend, on behalf of the Officers and Executive Board, I want to extend to all of our brothers and sisters in the labor movement our vision of prosperity and brotherhood on this upcoming Labor Day. When we look back in our history...

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