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    Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive This Saturday May 10th

      LEAVE A BAG OF NON PERISHABLE FOOD AT YOUR MAILBOX THIS SATURDAY, MAY 10TH Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food...

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    Congressional Night

    Save the date! The Long Island Federation of Labor and IBEW 1049 proudly host Congressional Night. April 21st, 6:00 p.m. at IBEW 25, 370 Motor Parkway in Hauppauge.   Each year labor unions across Long Island gather to meet with our Congressional Delegation in a town hall setting to make our...

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    Workers Memorial Mass at St. Patrick's in Bayshore, April 29th

    Tuesday, April 29th at 5:30 pm at St. Patrick's Church, 5th Avenue & Main Street in Bay Shore, NY.  A free reception with live music and cash bar to follow at Molly Malones on Maple Avenue. Participating members should bring their hardhat for the ceremonial blessing of the hardhats. Please...

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    Newsday: Push for Port Jefferson power plant overhaul study

    Click the play button above to hear the remarks from Business Manager Don Daley at the Press Conference. State and local lawmakers Friday demanded that the Long Island Power Authority get to work on a long-promised study into the feasibility of overhauling the Port Jefferson power plant as LIPA...

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    Union Membership up in New York

    Newsday's James Madore has reported that Unions in New York State added 145,000 members last year, the first increase since 2007, new federal data show. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the ranks of private-sector and government unions in the state totaled nearly 2 million in 2013...

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    Vote Yes on the PSEG Contract

    Informational meetings were held last Friday, February 28th on the PSEG LI contract extension. Business Manager Don Daley shared the details of the contract and explained how this contract exceeds other negotiated IBEW utility contracts. Daley explained that our wage increases were considerably...

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    St. Patricks Day Parade in Bay Shore, NY

    All marchers will receive the limited edition "Kiss Me I'm Union" tee shirt! The weather is going to be beautiful Saturday so don't miss this fun event.  We will be marching with our brothers and sisters in the Nassau PBA and the Insulators Local 12 and our friends at UCOMM Communications will be...

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    Utility Labor Council Hosts Fundraiser For Senator George Maziarz

    On February 26th, the IBEW NYS ULC hosted a successful fundraiser for New York State Senator George Maziarz (R) Buffalo.  The Senator has been a strong supporter of the IBEW in NY and most recently introduced bi-partisan legislation to help our brother and sister utility workers  throughout the...

  • Tips for working in the cold

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley This past January and February have been very cold and for the past couple of weeks our members have had to endure the challenges with traveling to work and home again as well as those members who are field workers also having to toil in inclement conditions...

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    Local 1049: Active member of the IBEW New York State Utility Labor Council

    Local 1049 is an active member of the IBEW New York State Utility Labor Council which addresses legislative and public policy priorities that affect utility workers. Working together with other IBEW Locals that represent utility workers, we lobby on behalf of you to make sure your voice is heard...

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    1049 Honors Black History Month: The CBTU

    The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) is a nonprofit organization of African American trade union members that's affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The CBTU was started in September 1972 when more than 1,200 black union officials and rank and file members from 37 national unions met in...

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    Tell the PSC: Let us power NY

    Brothers and Sisters please take the time to read and act on the following matter, it is important for all New Yorkers. With the Energy Highway proposal we are attempting to keep all jobs in the State of New York by upgrading the already existing NY State transmission system.  Our current "energy...

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    FiOS in Brookhaven

    Over 500 people came out to a Brookhaven Town Hall Meeting about Verizon FiOS being expanded to the town. The environment was overall positive and click here to watch the video of all the speakers with Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine's message to Verizon.

  • 2013 to 2014, Year in Review

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley In the upcoming issue of the Advocate newsletter, I take a moment to reflect on 2013 and examine how the events changed the face of Local 1049. Below is some excerpts from that report. More detail will be paid attention to each issue mentioned below so please...

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    Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King jr.

    King's activism focused on civil-rights battles but he was no stranger to the struggles of workers of all colors. Though he never delivered a Labor Day speech, he spoke many times about the importance of workers being organized. King was assassinated while down in Memphis, Tennessee lending support...

  • Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Local 1049

    Message from Business Manager Don Daley As Business Manager of IBEW Local 1049, I am tremendously proud of what our members, officers, executive board and business staff have accomplished over this past year, as we continued to reach so many "firsts" for our union. The holiday season is a time to...

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