1049 News Archive

  • Upcoming Union Events

    Brothers and Sisters,   Please see below for upcoming events. And be advised: Everyone going on the fishing trip this Sunday August 15th needs to be at the Captree Fishing Docks by 6:30 AM.  The boat leaves promptly at 7:00 AM, so please leave yourself plenty of time to get there because traffic...

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    Homeserve Bargaining Report #2

    Brothers and Sisters,   Today, Thursday August 12th, 2021, the Local 1049 Main Negotiation Committee had their first official meeting with the HomeServe Main Negotiation Team. The Local 1049 Negotiation Committee is made up of: Pat Guidice, Business Manager; Jim Cooper, President; Al Blum, Chairman...

  • Gov. Cuomo Resigns

    Brothers and Sisters,   I am sure by now you have heard that the New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has resigned. His resignation will be effective in 14 days, then Kathy Hochul, the Lieutenant Governor, will take his place. We are staying on top of these developments as they occur.

  • We Look Forward to Working with Governor Hochul

    Brothers and Sisters,   Governor Andrew Cuomo has decided to resign from his office, citing his reasoning behind his decision as being for the good of New York. Throughout his term of office, the path of the electric and gas utility industry has been directly and deeply affected by the influence he...

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    Statement from NYS AFL-CIO On Governor

    Below is a statement from the New York State AFL-CIO and their President Mario Cilento.   Throughout her career in public service, Kathy Hochul has demonstrated a clear commitment to improving the lives of union members and all working people across the state. That is exactly the leadership New...

  • Home Serve Contract Vote

    Brothers and Sisters of HomeServe,   Tomorrow, August 3rd at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm we will vote to either accept or reject HomeServe's latest contract offer. I hope you will all come to the hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville, to hear about their latest offer and to cast your vote.     Please forward...

  • Craft Meeting Canceled

    Brothers and Sisters,  The outside craft quarterly meeting for today, July 29th, has been canceled due to the impending storm. Please keep an eye out for the rescheduled date.

  • Car Show and Food Drive Sunday

    Brothers and Sisters,   This Sunday, July 25th, we are hosting a car show and food drive at our hall, 100 Corporate Dr, Holtsville from 10-2 PM. The food we collect on Sunday will go to Light House Mission, which exists to feed the hungry and help the homeless. I hope you will all come enjoy the...

  • New Dues Payment Options and Car Show Benefit

    A Message from Business Manager Patrick Guidice   Brothers and Sisters, I am excited to announce that we can now accept all major credit cards as well as cash for payment for dues and merchandise at the hall. We are also hosting a car show and food drive on Sunday, July 25th from 10am to 2pm at...

  • President and COO of PSEG LI to Attend July 20th Meeting

    A Message from Business Manager Patrick Guidice   Brothers and Sisters,   I am excited to announce that we will have a special guest at our July General Meeting, which is on Tuesday, July 20th at 7:00pm. Joining us will be Dan Eichhorn, the President and Chief Operating Officer of PSEG Long Island...

  • 1049 Scholarship

    The Local 1049 Scholarship Fund was established in 2014 to provide our working members with some financial support in order to contribute to the personal development and higher education for their children. Awarded recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship payable to the educational institution...

  • Lineworker Appreciation Day

    Sisters and Brothers,   Tomorrow, July 10, 2021, we will celebrate National Lineworker Appreciation Day. Our nation's lineworkers put their lives on the line every day to ensure the delivery of safe and reliable power to keep our economy running. When storms or other natural disasters strike, our...

  • Happy Fourth of July

    Brothers and Sisters, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a Happy and Healthy 4th of July. I hope each and every one of you takes time this weekend to enjoy yourselves with friends and family. Also, please take a moment to remember our brothers and sisters that are continuing to work to keep...

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    Utility Fraud Fallout

    LIPA, PSEG and the state said they are scouring contracts and payments to a Long Island company implicated for allegedly giving kickbacks to five former National Grid employees, widening an investigation into whether Long Island utility customers were put on the hook for wrongful costs.   "We...

  • IBEW 1049 Office Closed for Juneteenth

    This Friday, June 18, 2021 the Union Office will be closed in observance of Juneteenth. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement.   As AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said last year in observance of this holiday "This is a day of profound meaning to...

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    Help the Pirro and Moore Families

    Please see below to help out a fellow member who lost her sister  in a tragic accident.   Fundraiser for Patricia Pirro by Susan Schalik : Help for the Pirro and Moore Family (gofundme.com)

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