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    IBEW 1049 Blood Drive

    The Blood Drive held at the Union Hall on Halloween was very successful. We donated 39 pints of blood, which will save up to 117 lives. Thank you to those who helped to spread the word, and thank you to those who came down to donate. Members of Local 1049 are helpful members of this community. We...

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    Anniversary of Super Storm Sandy

    Yesterday marked the eight year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.   People's lives have changed forever here on Long Island. It is doubtful that when the next superstorm is forecast that people will take it lightly and not prepare themselves and their families. But there is something that I will...

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    Membership Meetings

    IBEW Local 1049 will be having a General Membership Meeting on November 17th at 7 PM. The meeting will take place at the Union Hall, 100 Corporate Drive, Holtsville.   We will also be having a Nassau County General Informational Meeting the following day, November 18th at 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM. This...

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    Testimony from Patrick Guidice, IBEW 1049

    Good evening, Senators and Members of Assembly. My name is Patrick Guidice and I represent Local 1049 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers as its Business Manager. I am accompanied by our Governmental Affairs Representative, Kasey Scheid. My Local Union represents 4,200 proud...

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    Meet our New Staff: Kasey Scheid

    The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1049 announces the appointment of Kasey Scheid to Political Director, a new position for the Union.       As the Political Director, Kasey will head up the Union’s Political Action Committee, working closely with congressional leaders...

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    IBEW 1049 Blood Drive

    The blood banks are drying up. LOCAL 1049 is hosting a Blood Drive on October 31, from 8:30 - 2:30. Use this link to schedule your appointment. Members employed by the utility will receive 4 hours off in exchange for donating. Please sign up by clicking here.

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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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