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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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    Two 1049 buses joined 44,000 in Philly!

    AP PHILADELPHIA — Thousands of union workers wearing brightly colored T-shirts gathered Saturday for a rally to demand attention from politicians of both parties to issues affecting working people. Labor leaders, politicians and some union members at the "Workers Stand for America" rally drew...

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    Long Island Press Cover Story: How Will LIPA and National Grid Handle LI’s Next Hurricane?

    By Spencer Rumsey on July 19th, 2012   Gordian Raacke’s modern two-story white stucco house nestled among the pines in East Hampton pales in comparison to the gaudy mansions of the South Fork but it is a force to be reckoned with. “Right now we’re a power plant generating power for the neighborhood...

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    Raffle for a new Weber Grill from the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

    In honor of the American worker, the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO is launching a raffle for a new Weber Grill for your All-American Backyard July 4th Celebration! The contest is only available at:  workinglongisland.com Be sure to like and share the contest with family and friends on...

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    Letter Carriers Food Drive Saturday, May 12th

    Simply leave non-perishable food items at your mailbox on Saturday, May 12th and a union letter carrier will pick it up and deliver it to local food pantries. You can also volunteer, learn more here. Check out the video of the Annual Food Drive on the hompepage of our website. AFL-CIO President...

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    We are forming a hockey team!

    IBEW 1049 BOLTS" HOCKEY CLUB   All skill levels and all ages welcome!We are currently seeking members who are interested in playing on our official ice hockey team. The CWA (Verizon workers) currently has a very active hockey club, and they are working with us to help us form our own team. Please...

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    Business Manager Don Daley meets with Craft Members

    Business Manger Don Daley met with leaders among Local 1049’s craft members to discuss training, safety, benefits and other important work related issues.  In light of the fact that there had been good exchange of information at the meeting, Business Manager Daley is announcing there will be...

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    IBEW 1049 sponsors UCOMM Radio

    Along with the L.I. Federation of Labor, the Communications Workers and Auto Workers to name a few, IBEW 1049 is now an official sponsor of UCOMM Radio which airs every Sunday morning on B103 and 94X. Listen this Sunday, Feb. 19th to hear our ad or listen to it above. Safety Advocate Mike Halupa...

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    Feb 11th Islanders tickets giveaway

    If you love a public worker....enter for a chance to win four free tickets to the Islander’s game Feb 11, 2012!   LONG ISLAND’s PUBLIC EMPLOYEES MAKE OUR LIVES BETTER EVERY DAY, and VALENTINE’S DAY IS THE PERFECT TIME TO SAY WE LOVE YOU BACK! click here to go see some SHORT videos TO LEARN WHAT CAN...

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    PSE&G awarded MSA by LIPA

    Today, based on recommendation by LIPA staff the Long Island Power Authority Board of Trustees voted to award the electric transmission and distribution management service agreement to Public Service Electric and Gas. The $2 billion agreement will span a ten year period starting in 2014. PSE&G...

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    Happy Holidays from IBEW Local 1049

    Happy Holidays to you and yours. My name is Don Daley and I am the Business Manager of Local 1049 IBEW, the hardworking men and women who work at the utility company. Thanks for stopping by our website, if you missed our radio ad on B103, 94X & WBAB, you can listen to it again above. We care...

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    Visit ibewyes.com

    The IBEW Membership Development Department recently launched a new interactive website with many entertaining and informative videos to help educate non-union workers about the benefits of organizing a union. Click here to visit ibewyes.com. From the Who in IBEW page: The International Brotherhood...

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