Business Managers Message Updates

  • 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...

  • IBEW Local 1049 Young Worker Caucus Launches Facebook page

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley The Young Worker Caucus is a diverse group of Local 1049 members under age 40. Our young members represent the future of our Local and to provide the labor movement has a growing active and educated young membership that will emerge as future leaders. Our...

  • 1049 to participate in the Marcum Workplace Challenge

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley;  1049 will be participating with PSEGLI in the Marcum Challenge on Tuesday July 29th @ Jones Beach.  This event will benefit three Long Island Charities: Long Island Children's Museum, Long Island Cares and the Children's' Medical Fund of New York.   Details...

  • The Marcum Challenge Message from Business Manager Don Daley

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley 1049's Don DaleyBrothers and Sisters, Local Union 1049 will be participating with PSEGLI in the Marcum Challenge on Tuesday July 29th @ Jones Beach.  This event will benefit three Long Island Charities: Long Island Children's Museum, Long Island Cares and the...

  • May Union Meeting at Local 25 due to fire at the Hall

      Brothers and Sisters, We arrived at the office this morning to find there had been a fire in the Hall’s basement. Fortunately, no one was inside and the fire extinguished itself before spreading too far. There is fire, smoke, and water damage to one area downstairs, with smoke and soot residue...

  • Tips for working in the cold

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley This past January and February have been very cold and for the past couple of weeks our members have had to endure the challenges with traveling to work and home again as well as those members who are field workers also having to toil in inclement conditions...

  • 2013 to 2014, Year in Review

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley In the upcoming issue of the Advocate newsletter, I take a moment to reflect on 2013 and examine how the events changed the face of Local 1049. Below is some excerpts from that report. More detail will be paid attention to each issue mentioned below so please...

  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Local 1049

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley As Business Manager of IBEW Local 1049, I am tremendously proud of what our members, officers, executive board and business staff have accomplished over this past year, as we continued to reach so many "firsts" for our union. The holiday season is a time to...

  • Giving thanks for a unified union.

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley As we do each Thanksgiving Day, we gather for family reunions and thank God for his infinite blessings and bountiful harvest. In life, we often find it easy to ask for favors but sometimes it is difficult to thank those who have done so much for us. Please...

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