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    Join the Organizing Committee

    For the past 25 years, IBEW Local Union 1049 has led the way in organizing in the Utility Industry in the IBEW. Armed with a strong volunteer organizing committee and a local membership educated and knowledgeable about the many tasks facing a shrinking "in-house" group of members and the need for...

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    LCTT and ROW Meeting Rescheduled

    In lieu of having a full Outside Unit Meeting, we have decided that it is safer for everyone to break it up into smaller groups. This notice is to advise you that the meeting scheduled on August 20, 2020 has been rescheduled. The new meeting will be on Thursday, August 27th at 5:30 PM at the Union...

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    Will not Rest Until the Power Is Back On

    The hardworking men and women of IBEW Local 1049 will not rest until the power is restored for all who are experiencing outages because of Tropical Storm Isaias. Long Island is our home too and we are committed to getting the lights back on in the communities in which we live and work. Please stay...

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    Retiree Meeting Canceled

    The IBEW 1049 Retiree meeting that is scheduled to be held on August 19th has been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check back for updates on future meetings.

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    EWMC: How is Everyone Doing?

    IBEW 1049's Chapter of the Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (E.W.M.C.) would like to say to our Brothers & Sisters a very long awaited "Hello & how are you doing?". Our Chapter has been subject to today's world of quarantines, social distancing, and Zoom meetings like you and we are left...

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    Launching Members First

    For over a decade, IBEW 1049 has called our email newsletter The HOTWiRE. It has served us well over the years, but today we are happy to announce that we are retiring The HOTWiRE and renaming it Members First. As you can see above, you can see how we envision this redesign. Paneled photos of the...

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    2020 IBEW Convention Results

    The following people have been elected as delegates to the IBEW Convention: Al BlumThomas DowlingConnie FritzloChuck Doyle  William O'LearyMichael WhalenBill LombardiThomas Devlin   

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    Watch: IBEW President Lonnie Stephenson Speaks About COVID-19

    Below is a message from IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson about the COVID-19 Outbreak. Please watch and share with your friends on social media.   Video of 405144669

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    Keep Yourself Safe on the Job

    The following are some important steps to protect yourself when using company vehicles for day-to-day use and the issues you face when on the job:   Do not take for granted that when you park your crew vehicle at the end of your tour of duty that someone else has not been using it or hasn't...

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    Union Election Delayed

    This letter is to inform you that, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the IBEW Local Union 1049 Executive Board, acting pursuant to Article XVII, Section 9 of the IBEW Constitution, voted to temporarily postpone the IBEW Local Union 1049 elections until after the "New York State on PAUSE"...

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    Local 1049 Welcomes New Members at Premire

    Local 1049 is happy to announce that 70 new members have joined our union. Premiere Infrastructure & Energy organized with us around MLK Day this year. Their first training class was just completed with plans for more classes taking place. Mark out training takes about 3 weeks to complete and...

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    Take the IBEW 1049 NECA Member Opinion Survey

    Please fill out the form below to the best of your ability so we can have a better understanding of what is most important to our members, thank you.

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