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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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    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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