Business Managers Message Updates

  • Tentative Agreement Reached with NECA

    Business Manager/Chief Negotiator and the NECA main negotiating committee have reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with the Northeastern Line Construction Chapter for an agreement covering over 400 Local 1049 members.   Highlights of this agreement are as follows; Four (4) year agreement from May...

  • Bargaining and Contract Updates

    Dear Brothers and Sisters, I hope this message finds you all healthy and in good spirits. As you all know, this month's general meeting was cancelled due to the present health crisis. As I have stated, my staff and I have been working diligently from home in an effort to preserve as much normalcy...

  • Administrative Professional's Day

    Good day Brothers and Sisters, hope all is safe and well. I would like to take a moment to give appreciation to all our administrative professional members in Local 1049. Today is administrative appreciation day, and no group of employees are more deserving than our Local 1049 members!! Thank you...

  • Adding Staff to Manage the Crisis

    I hope this message finds you and your families well at this time. I have a very important announcement to share with our members. As I previously mentioned, several of my Business Representatives have fallen ill to the Coronavirus and I have been looking to fill those roles and the position that...

  • May Craft Quarterly Meeting Canceled

    Good afternoon all Local 1049 members, hope all is safe and well. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the New York State on "PAUSE" executive mandate, Local 1049 will be cancelling our upcoming Craft Quarterly meeting that was scheduled on May 7th, 2020. We will look to reschedule as soon as...

  • April Union Meeting Canceled

    I hope this message finds you and your family healthy and safe.   Due to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic and Governor Cuomo's recent announcement to extend the New York State on "PAUSE" through April 29, 2020, the International Office has granted approval to cancel Local 1049's scheduled April 21...

  • You are the Backbone of Our Society

    I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. I think it would be accurate to say that the coronavirus has become all consuming. It has altered our lives in ways we could have never imagined by dictating where we go, when we go, who we see, what we do and what we talk about. If it...

  • Maintaing Safety While Deemed Essential

    In these difficult times, Local 1049 is working to keep you safe on the job. First, I would like to express our best wishes to any members who are sick or whose family members are sick with COVID-19.  We know that this is a challenging time for all of our members and their families, especially for...

  • Condolences to the Kunze and Rickenbach Families

    It is with a heavy heart I inform you the passing of Brother Charlie Kunze wife Lisa, who has been battling cancer for the last three (3) years. Charlie recently retired in December of 2019, he was a long time member and steward for over 40 years. Although there is no schedule service at this time...

  • Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

    We just received information that a member has tested positive for COVID-19 who attended the past General meeting on Tuesday, March 17th. Airing on the side of caution, anyone at that meeting could have been exposed. The membership's health and safety is a priority, and Local 1049 wants to make...

  • Union Office Changes Due to COVID-19

    Dear Brothers and Sisters, Since Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order on Friday, March 20, 2020 mandating all non-essential businesses close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Local 1049 Union Office will be closed for any walk-in, face to face service effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 8 a.m....

  • Only Come to Union Meeting if Absolutely Necessary

    Local 1049's  March General meeting is still scheduled for this Tuesday, as we will hold nominations for offices of business manager/financial secretary, president, recording secretary, treasurer and for all Executive Board seats, as well as nominations for delegates to the 2021 IBEW International...

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