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    Tentative Contract Extension Reached with PSEGLI

    I am extremely pleased to inform you that we have reached a tentative contract extension with PSEGLI. This agreement provides security and stability for all our members at PSEGLI and recognizes the exceptional service you provide to Long Island.   I have scheduled four Information Meetings for all...

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    Electric Safety Month 2016

    The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month. It serves as a foundation to educate people about the steps that can be taken to reduce the number of electrically-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss. For our union, Electric Safety is paramount. According to OSHA, following...

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    Throwback Thursday Rally with CWA 1108

    CWA 1108 will be having a Throwback Thursday(TBT) Burn the Bullshit Rally  this Thursday, May 12th, to let Verizon know what they think about their last and final offer and their scab letters.  They are going back to the site of so many great rallies (so what if its empty.) They will burn all of...

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    Congressional Night is Canceled

    Brothers and sisters, the Long Island Federation of Labor had decided to cancel its annual Congressional Town Hall Meeting on May 2nd at IBEW Local 25. We will advise you if and when a new date will be scheduled. Thank you.  

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    March of Dimes Thank you

    Thank you to the many IBEW LU 1049 members that came out  on Sunday May 1st and participated in the March of Dimes Walk. Even through the cold, rain and wind, many came out and walked the five-mile course along the Jones Beach boardwalk. With your your support, PSEG Long Island raised more than $...

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    LaGrange:CWA strike against Verizon is about more than money

    This week the Communications Workers of America went on strike against Verizon. Every three years, management at the telecom giant forces their wireline call center and copper and fiber optic workforce to the brink of a work stoppage. If you know anyone who works at Verizon, I bet they are unhappy...

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    CWA and IBEW Go On Strike at Verizon

    The CWA and IBEW, who work at Verizon, went on strike on Wednesday April 13th. Local 1049 encourages all of our members to wear their 1049 hats and/or shirts and join a CWA picket line.  You can find your nearest picket line by clicking here. Be a part of the team and stand with our Brothers and...

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    IBEW 1049 Food Drive

    IBEW Local 1049 is orgainzing a food drive, between now and June 30th.  We are asking for your help by donating a non perishable food item.  Click here to download and distribute the flyer.

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    March of Dimes

    IBEW Local 1049 in support of the March for Babies walk on May 1st with PSEG Long Island. Our March for Babies effort is rampin' up! You in? Sunday, May 1 will be here before you know it. Are you ready to help make PSEG Long Island the number one fundraiser and participant for this year's March of...

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    Attend the 2016 Workers Memorial Mass

    Every year around Workers Memorial Day, we come together with the other trades, crafts and union workers to pay homage to those we lost on the job, offer prayer to the unions who lead, safety to those who work and justice for the oppressed. Bring your hardhats, work gear, tools, etc for a blessing...

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    Celebrating Women's History Month

    Did you know March is Women's History Month?  THE ORIGINS OF WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH  Women's History Month in the United States grew out of a week long celebration of women's contributions to culture, history and society organized by the school district of Sonoma, California, in 1978. Presentations...

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    Sign Up for the St. Patrick's Day Parade

    St. Patrick's Day is coming! In partnership with IBEW Local 25, we will be joining together to march in St. Paddy Day parades around Long Island and possibly the big one in NYC on the 17th! We are looking for members who are bag pipers or snare drummers.  If you are interested in participating,...

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