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    United Way Deadline November 30th

    Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday season and looking forward to spending time with our families and friends. Yet, it is so easy for each of us to forget those who are unfortunate and in need of holiday cheer. We all know friends, colleagues and family members who have lost their jobs...

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    National Grid Contract Ratified

    IBEW LOCAL 1049 & NATIONAL GRID CONTRACT  RATIFIED BY MEMBERSHIP Message From Chief Negotiator Bob Shand & the 1049 Main Negotiating Committee. IBEW 1049 Members overwhelmingly approve the new Utility Collective Bargaining Agreement with National Grid by 88%.   Below is the results of the...

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    Help make Care Packages for the troops

    Care packages for the troops For the family members of 1049 members in our Armed Forces. In honor of Veteran's Day and in the spirit of the upcoming holiday   season.  Local 1049 is preparing a Care Package to send to our troops   deployed overseas, in particular the family members of Local 1049  ...

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    Ladies Night Fundraiser raises $1,200 for breast cancer research.

    Ladies Night 2nd Annual Fundraiser on October 22nd raises $1,200 for breast cancer research. 1049 Member, and breast cancer survivor, Jo Ann Olsen shares her experience at the meeting. My name is Jo Anne Olsen and I have been a member of our Union for 11 years. I am a wife, a mother, a daughter, a...

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    Tentative Agreement Reached with National Grid

    Dear Brothers and Sisters: I am pleased to advise you that at about 6 PM last night your 1049 Main Negotiating Committee concluded contract negotiations with National Grid. The recently completed negotiations with National Grid were difficult and complex; however, due to the hard work and...

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    Kentucky Derby Breast Cancer Fundraiser

    October is National Breast Cancer Month Save the Boo bees Fundraiser  In honor of women around the world Please join Business Manager Bob Shand and Staff for IBEW Local Union 1049's 2nd Annual Ladies Night  October 22, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.  IBEW Local Union 1049 745 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge   THIS...

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    Car / Motorcycle Show Benefit & Chili Contest

    Saturday, October 30th 11 am to 3 pm IBEW Local 1049 Union Hall 745 Old Willets Path Hauppauge, NY   IBEW 1049 is hosting a car/motorcycle show to benefit our member Kenny Bauer. In addition to showing off you ride, you are encouraged to enter our Best Chili contest. If cooking chili is not your...

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