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    Gas Craft Division Contractors Bargaining Report #1

    Today, Tuesday May 11, 2021 the IBEW Local Union 1049 Main Negotiation Committee had their first official meeting with the Gas Craft Division Contractors Negotiation Team. The IBEW Local Union 1049 Main Negotiation Committee is made up of: Patrick Guidice, Business Manager; Rick Fridell, Assistant...

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    Workers Memorial Day

    As was mentioned in our last email, union members from across Long Island remembered those who died on the job over the past year on April 28th, Workers Memorial Day. The remembrance was held at the New York State Office Building in Hauppauge and also celebrated the 50th Anniversary of OSHA. The...

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    Application for Employment

    Please click here to download the application. Once completed, please fax the application and a copy of your CDL to 631-234-1034. It says it on the application, but we’re getting a lot without the CDL so please make sure to include a copy of your CDL.  

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    Crane Accident Involves 2 Linemen

    There has been a GoFundMe created for the fallen brother - please consider donating: https://gofund.me/396aadac And the GoFundMe for the brother on life support is here: https://gofund.me/82ab9f5c #RestInPower #FallenBrother “The men were inside a metal lift basket attached to the jib of a crane...

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    Help a 1049 Family in Need

    On Sunday March 7th, 2021, Local 1049 Member Chris Bryant and his family experienced a devastating house fire.  Thankfully, everyone made it out safely and no one was hurt, but their home and everything in it was destroyed.  Chris has been a Local 1049 Member since 1998 and has spent the majority...

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    Women's History Month

    Women's History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society. It has been observed in the United States annually since 1987. It began as a one day celebration, then expanded to a week when Jimmy Carter issued the first presidential proclamation declaring the week...

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    Surveying Our Members for Our New Website

    IBEW 1049 is in the process of building a new website. As part of the redesign, we are looking for the members help. We will be using a User Interface design expert to find out what works for our members on the site.      User Interface Design is the psychology behind what makes our websites flow...

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    Retiree Meeting Canceled

    Please note: The Retiree Meeting scheduled for December 2, 2020 has been canceled due to rising COVID-19 cases. Please stay safe.  

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    Donate to the United Way LI

    Both PSEG and National Grid are working with the United Way of Long Island to help our communities. Your donation will help programs such as: United Together YouthBuild Long Island D.R.E.A.M.S. For Youth Project Warmth Mission United You can set up a direct donation through your payroll. For PSEG...

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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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