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    Help Support Steelworkers LOCKED OUT at ATI in Pittsburgh

    At the IBEW Third District Progress Meeting last week, Third District Vice President Don Siegal informed us that more than 2,200 members of the United Steelworkers have been locked out of their jobs by Allegheny Technologies Industries in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania since August 15, 2015.  The workers...

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    1049 Youth Caucus gives back at the IBEW 3rd District Progress Meeting

    Members of Local 1049 Youth Caucus joined their brothers and sisters in the 3rd District to give back to the community during the 3rd District Progress meeting.  Members helped out a community food bank and stuffed backpacks for the United Ways backpack drive.  The United Way of Long Island is...

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    45th Annual Long Island IBEW Softball Tournament

    FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 29, 30, 2015 BALDWIN PARK, BALDWIN & NEWBRIDGE PARK BELLMONE, NEW YORK Baldwin Harbor Park @ 3232 Grand Avenue, Baldwin Harbor, 11510 Newbridge Road Park @ 2600 Newbridge Road, Bellmore, 11710   JOIN LOCAL 1049 FOR THIS YEARS ANNUAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT  The...

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    Supporting the CWA

    Thanks to the members who attended the Communications Workers of America rally for a fair contract last Thursday in Rocky Point. The CWA has been working without a contract for over 2 weeks and a strike could be called at anytime. The CWA has always supported our union, especially in our most...

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    You Can Count On Us!

    Over 42,000 customers were affected and as of 10:30 a.m. 38,027 are without power. Crews will continue to work to restore customers as quickly and safely as possible. The utility serves 1.1 million electric customers on Long Island and the Rockaways. The hardworking men and women of Local 1049...

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    Always Looking to Organize New Members

    IBEW Local 1049 has recently organized Midsun Group, Inc. Midsun Group is a company located in Connecticut performing coating, insulation and animal mitigation in the electrical industry. Local 1049 is always looking to organize workers in the electrical, gas, generation, line clearance and...

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    News from Across Our Local

    Summer Safety While the thoughts of many turn to BBQs and beaches, we think about safety. School is out, so there are more kids on the streets where we're driving and working, so keep an eye out and keep them, and yourself, safe.  Long, hot days are ahead so protect yourself, keep cool, stay...

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    Seafood Fest in Sunken Meadow

      On June 10, 20 of our IBEW Local 1049 ladies enjoyed the Seafood Fest in Sunken Meadow State Park. It was a beautiful night,  from now until September it's held every Wednesday at Sunken Meadow. You can bring your own food, drinks, chairs, and sit in the sand and listen to music. Of course, help...

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    Having problems getting THE HOTWiRE email?

    One of the main reasons you may not be getting our union's official e-newsletter is because you may have opted out, either accidentally or on-purpose. Strict spamming laws prevent us from adding emails without direct permission from an individuals IP address  (IP is the actual device you use to...

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    Meeting Notice

    Your Negotiating Committee would like to inform you to Save the Date of Tuesday February 24, 2015 at 6:00 PM at Local Union 25, located at 370 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788 for a Contract Informational  Meeting.   There will also be a Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM meeting...

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    IBEW Fact Sheet: Trade Promotion Authority (Fast Track)

    Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or Fast Track) gives the U.S. president authority to enter into trade agreements with limited congressional oversight.1 Trade Promotion Authority can only be granted by Congress.2 By giving TPA to the president, Congress relinquishes its constitutional authority to...

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    No Strike at National Grid!

    A Tentative Agreement has been reached, details to follow including the scheduling of an informational meeting. Check back here and in the next issue of The HOTWiRE for those details. Good work Local 1049!

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