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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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    EWMC Day of Service

    LU 1049's EWMC chapter again teamed with LU 25's chapter and assisted Veterans residing at " The Veterans Place" in Yaphank. We had 9 members/ family assist participate and the atmosphere of community between our members, Local 25's Members and the veteran residents could be felt the entire morning...

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    Union Dues Increase

    Attention all Members! Please take note of this important notification of changes to your monthly dues payments that will take effect on January 1, 2020.   The Delegates of the 39th IBEW International Convention, approved an amendment to Article IX of the IBEW Constitution. Accordingly, effective...

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    Nominations for Executive Board Vacancy

    Executive Board Chairman William Roulette and President Jim Cooper have requested the Business Office notify the membership of a vacant position on the Local 1049 Executive Board. This vacancy occurred as a result of Brother Charles Doyle being appointed Vice President.   The Executive Board is...

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    Decorating the Union Hall With Photos of Our Members

    Have you ever had your picture taken on the job? Well, now you might have that same photo displayed proudly in the Union Hall. Recently, with the help of UCOMM we hung two large photos of our members in the hall. One is 3x6ft and the other 4x8ft, we will be decorating the walls and halls proudly...

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    IBEW 1049 Annual Picnic September 7th - RSVP Today!

    Bring your Family and enjoy a day of fun, food and Solidarity!   September 7, 2019 BBQ and Refreshments 12 – 8 PM Central Islip Fire Department 110 Wheeler Road,Central Islip   Horseshoe Tournament, Bounce Houses for kiddies, Picnic Games, Face Painting   Member Prices Non-Member Prices 15 &...

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    PSEG LI Member Opinion Survey 2019

    To assist us in our preparation for contract negotiations, please take a moment to help us understand what issues are important to you. We expect to begin negotiations shortly, to ensure we get your opinion, please fillout the entire survey below.

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    Newsday Letter to the Editor

    The hardworking men and women of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1049 are proud to be the backbone of Long Island’s energy infrastructure. We help keep the lights on for our neighborhoods through our professional operation of the Long Island’s power plants, including...

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