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    Workers Memorial Mass: Because losing your life should never be a job description

    Monday, April 29th 5:30 pm at St. Patricks Church 5th Ave. & Main Street, Bay Shore, NY. Let's again come together as one to pay homage to those we lost on the job and offer prayer for our unions who lead, safety to those who toil and justice for those oppressed. Please bring your hardhat/...

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    NEW YORK FOR WOMEN’S EQUALITY

    New York has long served as a model for equality and fairness on several issues including women’s rights. At the 2013 State of the State Address, Governor Cuomo announced plans to advance a 10-Point Women’s Equality Act that will break down barriers that perpetuate discrimination and inequality...

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    Newsday Opinion Editorial: Gas-electric workforce split could hurt LI during storms

    October and November, the 2,600 members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049, together with thousands of other emergency responders, worked tirelessly during a very dangerous time to get Long Islanders' power back on after Sandy. Will they be able to help our community get...

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    Daley: Oral Statement at Public Hearing to NY Assembly regarding future of Long Island’s electric power delivery and service

    Good morning Assemblymen, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Donald Daley and I represent the members of IBEW Local Union 1049 as Business Manager. I wish to present testimony before this committee examining the future of Long Island’s electric power delivery and service. In the weeks after Super...

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    IBEW 1049 must be at the table on the future of LIPA

    Business Manager Don Daley of IBEW 1049 warns political and community leaders that the current plan will keep over a thousand utility workers home during the next major storm  Hauppauge At their Union Hall, the leadership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1049, led by...

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    Long Beach Polar Bears Super Bowl Splash

    Long Island Polar Bear Club Super Bowl Splash In Memory of Paulie BradleyAll Proceeds Go to Make-A-Wish ®12:30 PM, Sunday, February 3, 2013  

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    Hurricane Sandy Toy & Food Drive

    Hurricane Sandy has left many families on Long Island without power from days to weeks.  As time passes most of us have returned to our normal day to day lives but we must not forget about the families that have lost their homes and possessions.   As the Holiday Season approaches we must remember...

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    Hurricane Sandy: The Finest Utility Workers in the Industry

    November 21, 2012  Happy Thanksgiving from IBEW 1049! The following message will be heard on WBAB, WBLI, B103 and 94.3 The Shark: My name is Keith Tierman and I’m lineman at the power company and member of ibew 1049, these past couple weeks I’ve seen so much devastation. Working around the clock we...

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    Huffington Post: Union Workers Help Hurricane Sandy-Ravaged Neighborhoods

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At a time when public approval of labor unions is near an all-time low, union workers are charged with much of the dirty and dangerous work of cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy. Here, along one the hardest-hit stretches of New York waterfront, union workers fixed Internet...

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    Calling All Union Women!

    Join Mario Cilento, President NYS AFL-CIO   GET OUT THE VOTE & RE-ELECT TIM BISHOP DOOR-TO-DOOR CANVASS   Saturday, October 27th at 9 am  Middle Country Teachers  325 Middle Country Road, Suite 8 Selden, New York    Join your sisters (& brothers)! Push back the anti-woman agenda!    Get...

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    1049 Food Drive September through December

    We are organizing a Food Drive to put smiles on faces of families and to make a difference in our Long Island Communities! You can make a difference by donating non-perishable food items. Please bring FOOD DONATIONS TO: LOCAL 1049 UNION OFFICE 745 OLD WILLETS PATH HAUPPAUGE NY 11788 631-234-1800...

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    Vote! Absentee Ballots & Voter Registration forms available here!

    ATTENTION ALL IBEW LOCAL 1049 MEMBERS WITH CHILDREN AWAY AT COLLEGE    With school starting our thoughts and priorities often turn to family members returning to college.  One of the last things we think about is “ Is my child registered to vote? or if they are do they have access to an absentee...

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