Sisters and Brothers,
Today, January 12, 2021 the IBEW Local 1049 Negotiation Committee met with the National Grid Negotiation Team. Present on Local 1049's team were: Business Manager Pat Guidice, Assistant Business Manager/ President Jim Cooper, Recording Secretary Tom Dowling, Executive Board Chairman Al Blum, Executive Board Members Frank Elio, Kevin Quinn, Bill Wisnewski, Business Representatives Billy O’Leary, Jeannine Devlin, Rob Spencer, Director Kasey Scheid and Executive Assistant Stefanie Gasparik.
After reviewing the proposals that were previously exchanged, we had more clarifying questions for each other. We requested additional information on a few proposals that were submitted to us. One of the proposals submitted by Local 1049 was accepted by the company's negotiation team.
Our next negotiation is scheduled for January 19, 2021.